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Whitespace Opens for Season With New Artists and Exhibits

Whitespace Collection’s Opening Night on December 13th will present  “Optic Edge”, an exhibition of creative projects using video, film, and internet.  In addition, new work from artists that Elayne and Marvin Mordes have discovered  during their world wide art tours will be shown.  Whitespace will be open for the next 3 weekends in a row during the  Holiday Season.  The Rickie Report suggests that a trip to Whitespace is a perfect holiday adventure for the entire family.  WhitePackage gift shop is open for shopping! More details are in this article.


                                                   THE MORDES COLLECTION



Friday, December 13      6:30 – 9:30 PM 

An exhibition of creative projects using video, film and internet


Siebren Vertseeg, "Flag"

Siebren Vertseeg, “Flag”

Whitespace is Pleased to Announce

our 6th Season of Exhibitions

Season Opening

Friday, December 13, 2013

6:30 – 9:30 pm

admission $10    Students $5

no reservation required

Peter Sarkisian

Peter Sarkisian

Public Viewing Days

Special Holiday Times with WhitePackage gift shop open – 2013
Dec. 14 & 15   Sat & Sun  1-4  pm
Dec 21 & 22    Sat & Sun  1-4  pm
Dec 28 & 29    Sat & Sun 1-4 pm


Every Sunday 1-4 pm

Beginning –  January 5, 2014  and  Closing- April 6, 2014    

Admission $10  Students $5
"Crowplay" by Karla Walter

“Crowplay” by Karla Walter

Special projects by:

Hunt Clark

Karla Walter

Sven Johne

Peter Sarkisian

Erik Schmidt

Siebren Versteeg

Clemens von Wedemeyer

Matthew Weinstein

Gabrielle Wood

and selected artists from the Whitespace Collection:

Beatriz Millar

Max Toth

Nathalie Djurberg

Christian Marclay

Koto Ezawa

Hunt Clark

Hunt Clark

Art Tours Miami
Saturday, February 8    and   Saturday, March 22, 2014
reservation required
C3 = Conversation + Culture + Cocktails
Friday, Februrary 28 – 5-7pm
private viewing of the Mordes loft style living space
wine and tid-bits,  goody-bag
guided tour with Elayne and Marvin Mordes
reservations required – $75 per person
Outside the Box2
Friday, April 4 and Saturday April 5, 2014
8 – 11 pm
Juried Exhibition of 35 artists –  outside in the landscape
$10 per person

Selections from the permanent collection of Whitespace are always on exhibition.

Please visit

for further information

Admission: $10       students with valid ID  – $5

benefitting the arts through Community Foundation

The Mordes Collection
2805 N. Australian Avenue    West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
T: 561.842.4131     F: 561.842.4132


About Whitespace:


Whitespace is the private contemporary art exhibition space and loft-style home of Elayne and Marvin Mordes located in West Palm Beach.  The Mordes’ have been collecting Contemporary Art for over 30 years and have a unique European approach to their collection.  One of the strengths of the collection is the consistency of vision that it exhibits and, in addition, has also been characterized by its enthusiasm and focus.  Whitespace has approximately 8000 square feet of exhibition space which has partial permanent programming and a changing project space entitled “Whitebox”, which has curated exhibitions which meet a high level of competency, vision and creativity.  This is the only venue of this type in this area. We consider it an honor to establish a growing audience of Contemporary Art “Lovers”!! 

The mission of Whitespace is to expand and introduce the viewer to current trends in contemporary art by creating international exhibitions by major mid-career contemporary artists using various mediums: including painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and video. Whitespace is open from December through April of each year.   The goal of Whitespace is to fund a granting program for the Arts and Art Education in Palm Beach County through Community Foundation.

This season Whitespace is proud to announce the 6th season of “Whitebox”, an artist’s project space for emerging and mid-career international artists.  Exhibiting this season are artists involved with cutting edge work using film, video and internet as their medium.  In addition, Whitespace in implementing a program of Art Tours to Miami, a boxed lunch and learn program with artists as speakers, two open events to allow for visits to our private home without a group tour and Outside the Box2 – a juried biennale outdoor sculpture exhibition with approximately 25 artists.  

Whitespace also has a small museum shop – WhitePackage, with unique host & hostess gifts and décor designed by international artists, architects and design personalities.


photos courtesy of Jacek Gancarz

proceeds benefitting the Arts and Art Education through Community Foundation


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