Art Southampton has cemented its status as the premier contemporary and modern art fair in the Hamptons, offering the highest quality works of art from the 20th and 21st centuries. Presented by Art Miami, Art Southampton returns to the East End for its 4th year on Thursday, July 9th and will be held through Monday, July 13th, at its prominent new location on the grounds of Nova’s Ark Project. The 2015 edition will also incorporate design and the decorative arts.
Art Southampton will open Thursday, July 9th, with a two tier, invitation only VIP Preview benefiting the Parrish Art Museum and Southampton Hospital, sponsored by Christie’s International Real Estate, GRAFF Diamonds, and Ruinart Champagne. The VIP Platinum Preview will provide prominent collectors, curators, art advisors, architects, designers and decorators the First View and opportunity to acquire the finest blue chip modern & contemporary works of art from the emerging, midcareer cutting edge, Post War and Pop eras, with a focus on design and functional art. The fair will also highlight some of the East End’s most prolific past and present artists.
LUXE Interiors + Design joins Art Southampton as the fair’s Design & Media Sponsor, ensuring the strongest participation from the design community with the creation of LUXECANVAS Design Ambassador Program, spearheaded by Luxe Editor-in-Chief, Pam Jaccarino. Art curation and the design of interiors have more relevance today than ever before, as homes are created as full expressions of how we live. Luxe Interiors + Design Editor-in-Chief Pamela Jaccarino and top interior designers Anthony Baratta, Jennifer Post and Scott Sanders will host an invitation only conversation for VIP’s about the collaborative efforts between contemporary art, interior design and home, “LUXECANVAS: The Interplay of Art, Interior Design and Home,” on Friday, July 10th, at 5 p.m. in the VIP Lounge.
Christie’s International Real Estate is the official luxury real estate sponsor of Art Southampton. Together with their international affiliates, Christies’s International Real Estate will host an elegant booth at the main entrance to the fair showcasing luxury residential property offerings from around the world.
The internationally acclaimed New York Academy of Art, of which Andy Warhol was among the original founders, returns for the fourth year with an exclusive relationship with Art Southampton. Renowned artist April Gornik will be the guest of honor as she curates an exceptional exhibition of alumni works.
Award winning LaGuardia Design, in partnership with Summerhill, will design the Art Southampton Sculpture Garden and main entrance of the pavilion. LaGuardia Design actively pursues an interest in how elements of the native landscape, existing topography, and neighboring influences help define the character of each site, and look to unify the landscape into a cohesive bond by firmly connecting architecture and site.
Art Southampton Pavilion at Nova’s Ark Project is located at 60 Millstone Road in Bridgehampton. For more information, visit www.art-southampton.com.