July 9 - 13, 2015

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.

All proceeds from sales will benefit the Perry J. Cohen Foundation (www.pjcf.org) and Teenage Entrepreneurs.

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.)

1AN As I See It: Artists in the Hamptons

Friday, July 8 | 2:00 – 2:30pm

Bruce Helander offers an overview of the colorful history of artists who have lived and worked in the Hamptons, from Jackson Pollock to Dan Rizzie.

1ANArt: An Emotional and Economical Investment

Friday, July 8 | 3:00 – 3:30pm

You’ve never seen the relationship between the world of art and that of finance broken down like this!

1ANPanel: 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.

“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.

1ANWho is a Photorealist and What is Photorealism?

Saturday, July 9 | 2:00 – 2:30pm

Louis 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.

1ANPanel: Navigating Risk in the Contemporary Art Market

Saturday, July 9 | 3:00 – 3:45pm

Experts from Deloitte and Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP will discuss art market risk factors as they pertain to the purchase, sale or financing of art. 

Book Signing Hosted by Jean Albano Gallery

Saturday, July 9 | 3:00 - 5:00pm

Jules Feiffer will be on hand to sign his book “Cousin Joseph”. 

1ANOptions for Protecting Art Collections 

Saturday, July 9 | 4:15 – 4:45pm

Hear from our expert as they reveal 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 benefitevents@parrishart.org.

1ANGallery Spotlight: ART | BASTION

Sunday, July 10 | 2:00 – 2:30pm

A unique artist or collection of works will be highlighted.

1ANPanel: 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.

1ANLet’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. This session will explain why this knowledge is an invaluable tool as you seek new art.