Art Southampton 2016 Event Schedule
Thursday, July 7 | First View | 6 - 7:30pm
Art Southampton Platinum VIP Preview
Access for Art Southampton Platinum VIP Cardholders & Press
Art Southampton, Christie’s International Real Estate, and participating galleries invite Platinum VIP cardholders and accredited members of the press to experience an exclusive first view of the highly anticipated Art Southampton fair with a cocktail reception benefiting the Parrish Art Museum and the Southampton Hospital. Complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Thursday, July 7 | VIP Preview | 7:30pm - 10pm
Art Southampton VIP Preview
Access for all Art Southampton VIP Cardholders & Press
Art Southampton, Christie’s International Real Estate, and participating galleries invite all VIP cardholders
and accredited members of the press to experience an exclusive preview from 7:30-10pm.
The VIP Preview evening is the first opportunity to acquire the finest
investment quality pieces of modern and contemporary art and design from
the 20th and 21st centuries prior to the fair’s opening to the public the following day.
Christie’s International Real Estate is the official luxury real estate sponsor of Art Southampton. Together with its international affiliates, Christie’s International Real Estate will host an elegant booth at the main entrance of the fair, showcasing luxury residential property offerings from around the world.
The New York Academy of Art presents “Call of the Wild”, a special exhibition co-curated by Brooke Shields and Academy President David Kratz. The show will feature paintings and sculptures by Academy alumni, which focus on the natural world and the animal kingdom.
Artists featured: Dina Brodsky, Benjamin Craig, Claire Cushman, Alexandra Finkelchtein, Shauna Finn, Angela Gram, Alonsa Guevara, Loretta Mae Hirsch, Aliene de Souza Howell, Jake Ingram, Sara Issakharian, Lani Kennefick, Maria Kozak, Will Kurtz, John O’Reilly, Elliot Purse, Nicolas V. Sanchez, Susan Siegel, Hannah Stahl, Nikki Vail
Award winning LaGuardia Design in partnership with Marder's 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
SHARK TANK HOST & LIFETIME PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST, KEVIN O’LEARY’S INTERNATIONAL PHOTO EXHIBITION: “IRRECONCILABLE IMAGES” Presented by Gallery Valentine
All proceeds from sales will benefit the Perry J. Cohen Foundation (www.pjcf.org
) and Teenage Entrepreneurs.
ACADEMY AWARD WINNER AND ARTIST, ADRIEN BRODY, WILL PRESENT HIS SECOND SERIES, "HOOKED" which calls upon the viewer to find light in a dark world through a collection of lively, colorful painted fish, in conjunction with Benrimon Projects.
1AN Art Symposium | July 8-10
The 1AN Symposium brings together leading advisors, dealers, curators, critics, and artists to speak on a range of topics to help you build, maintain and protect your collection. Talks are complimentary with fair admission. (Schedule subject to change.)
Artists in the Hamptons
Friday, July 8 | 2:00 – 2:30pm
Join us for an overview of the colorful history of artists who have lived and worked in the Hamptons, from Jackson Pollock to Dan Rizzie. Hosted by the Art Newspaper.
Art: An Emotional or Economical Investment?
Friday, July 8 | 3:00 – 3:30pm
The art market and all its intricacies make it challenging for collectors. Evan Beard, the Global Art Services Executive with U.S. Trust, explains that there is a very significant philosophical shift underway in how collectors engage with their art and the broader market. Hosted by U.S. Trust.
Panel: Art Market Comparison and Analysis
Friday, July 8 | 4:00 – 4:45pm
The art market can be tricky to navigate and there are no guarantees of profitability but post-war and contemporary art is proving to be irresistible to collectors. Join our experts as they discuss the current state of the market. Hosted by Phillips.
New York Academy of Art Cocktail Reception
Friday, July 8 | 5:00 - 7:00pm
Please join co-curators Brooke Shields and David Kratz, President of the New York Academy of Art for a special curators talk on the Academy’s exhibition “Call of the Wild”, which presents over thirty paintings, prints and sculptures by Academy alumni, themed around the animal kingdom and the natural world.
“Kevin Berlin New York Top Hats” with McNeill Art Group
Saturday, July 9 | 12:00 - 2:00pm
International artist Kevin Berlin unveils his original, artist designed, luxury “KEVIN BERLIN NEW YORK Top Hats”. Join us for a mimosa reception and hat box signing.
Who is a Photorealist and What is Photorealism?
Saturday, July 9 | 2:00 – 2:30pm
Louis Meisel, President and Director of Louis K. Meisel Gallery, offers a brief, but informative discussion of the history from beginning to present of photorealism and how it relates to, yet stands aside from what art has seemingly become in the age of PC, MC, agenda-based, advisor/investment-centered, prestige and status-centered art activity. Hosted by Louis K. Meisel Gallery.
Panel: Navigating Risk in the Contemporary Art Market
Saturday, July 9 | 3:00 – 3:45pm
Phillip Klein of Deloitte’s Art & Finance Practice in the US and Steven Schindler and Katherine Wilson-Milne of Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP discuss art market risk factors as they pertain to the purchase, sale or financing of art. Among other things, title, authenticity and attribution risks, in the aftermath of Knoedler will be addressed. Hosted by Deloitte and Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP.
Book Signing Hosted by Jean Albano Gallery
Saturday, July 9 | 3:00 - 5:00pm
Jules Feiffer is a world-renowned, award-winning cartoonist and author. His new book, “Cousin Joseph”, is the prequel to his very successful graphic novel “Kill My Mother”, the original drawings of which were exhibited at the Parrish Art Museum.
Options for Protecting Your Art Collection
Saturday, July 9 | 4:15 – 4:45pm
Regardless of your reasons for collecting art, your collection most likely has monetary and sentimental worth. Emily Thompson, a fine art specialist at Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance, reveals how to prepare and protect your collection for the unexpected.
The Parrish Art Museum Midsummer Party
Saturday, July 9 | 6:30pm
This annual event brings together almost 1,000 artists, philanthropists, business leaders, and world guests in support of the Parrish Art Museum. Requires ticket purchase. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 631-283-2118 x 150, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curatorial Talk: British Contemporary Art
Sunday, July 10 | 2:00 – 2:30pm
Arts writer, curator and art consultant, Nico Kos Earle will discuss the artists curated for the Art Bastion booth at Art Southampton in relation to the current status of British Contemporary Art. Hosted by Art Bastion Gallery.
Panel: Art of the 80s - Renewed Interest
Sunday, July 10 | 3:00 – 3:45pm
Join artnet senior specialist Gracie Mansion as she hosts a panel discussion on the art and artists of the 1980s, and their current resurgence in the auction market. Having opened her eponymous and legendary East Village gallery in 1982, Mansion brings a unique perspective on this turning point in New York’s art scene. Hosted by artnet.
Let’s Talk Interior Design - Strategies for Art Lovers
Sunday, July 10 | 4:15 – 4:45pm
Interior designers are at the forefront of the hottest design trends and can keep you on the cutting edge of what is happening. This session will explain why this knowledge is an invaluable tool as you seek new art.