Inaugural Art Southampton VIP Preview to Benefit Southampton Hospital
June 12, 2012
(Long Island, N.Y.) Art Southampton VIP collectors and members of the press are invited to attend the highly anticipated Art Southampton VIP Preview evening, benefiting the Southampton Hospital. The exclusive evening is the first opportunity for collectors to view and acquire some of the finest pieces of contemporary and modern art from the 20th and 21st centuries prior to the Fair opening to the public. Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres will be served.
“We are excited to be a benefactor of the inaugural Art Southampton Fair,” said Robert Chaloner, President and CEO, Southampton Hospital. “This art Fair is a wonderful opportunity to bring our supporters and the international contemporary art community together in an entirely new way. Most importantly contributions from this event will assist Southampton Hospital in continuing to meet the evolving healthcare needs of our Eastern Long Island communities.”
Art Southampton will feature a carefully selected group of 60 international art galleries, with a strong focus on primary artists and select secondary market works. An advisory committee has been in place to assist in the vetting of gallery programs ensuring that the quality of art will be on par with the excellence of Art Miami allowing collectors, institutions, curators and art advisors to buy with confidence.
International galleries participating include Galerie Forsblom, Finland, Galerie Terminus Germany, Hollis Taggart, New York, Hackelbury Fine Art, UK, Edelman Arts, New York, Arcature, Palm Beach, Gallery Valentine, Easthampton & Bridgehampton, Vincent Vallarino,New York, Waterhouse & Dodd, UK, Allan Stone, New York, Dai Ichi Arts, New York, Nikola Rukaj, Canada, Dean Project, New York, Debuck Gallery, New York, Cynthia Corbett, UK, Antoine Helwaser Gallery, New York and many others.
Artists works to be shown include Milton Avery, C. Berg, Ross Bleckner, Fernando Botero, John Clement, Hans Cotter, John Chamberlain, Andrew Grima, Hans Hoffman, Kaarina Kaikkonen, Roy Lichtenstein, Li Liong, Jane Manus, Eugenio Merino, Robert Motherwell, Jeff Muhs, Harumi Nakashima, Louise Nevelson, Julian Opie, Alfonso Ossorio, Tony Oursler, PabloPicasso, Larry Poons, Gerhard Richter, Larry Rivers, Jesus Rafael Soto,Theodoros Stamos, Donald Sultan, Norman Bluhm, Luis Tomasello, Victor Vaserely, Bernar Venet, Andy Warholand many more.
Art Southampton will take place from July 26-30, 2012 in a state-of-the-art 75,000 square foot Pavilion located on the sprawling 18-acre fairgrounds behind the Southampton Elks Lodge, 605 County Rd. 39 Southampton NY11968
To register to be eligible for VIP status during Art Southampton, please register on line at www.art-southampton.com
Art Southampton Sponsors + Partners:
Art Southampton is generously supported by: Southampton Hospital; Ross School,The Watermill Center, The Art Newspaper; ARTLOG; Art + Auction; Blouin ARTINFO;Art Nexus; Voss Water; Bootlegger 21 NY Vodka; New York Observer NY Observer; Art Circuits; arte al dia, MutualArt, ArtFacts.net; Bourlet Art Logistics, Southampton Chamber of Commerce,Southampton Fresh Air Home
Art Miami, LLC: is a partnership consisting of art and media industry veterans Nick Korniloff, Mike Tansey and BrianTyler. Art Miami, LLC also produces Art Miami (www.art-miami.com), Miami’s longest running contemporary art fair, CONTEXT (www.contextartmiami.com) andArt Wynwood (www.art-wynwood.com)
Information about sponsorships can be obtained from Pamela Cohen, VIP Relations, Marketing, Sponsors + Partners perminak(-at-)comcast.net (T) 561.745.5690 (M) 561.322.5611
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