SOUTHAMPTON, NY.- Art Southampton
, the seasons most acclaimed contemporary and modern art fair, will celebrate its fifth installment on the grounds of Nova's Ark Project (60 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton, NY) beginning July 7th and continuing through the 11th. Presented by Art Miami, this edition of the annual fair will feature over 70 prominent international galleries and showcase tens of millions of dollars worth of the finest museum quality art, sculpture, and photography from the 20th and 21st centuries.
The 2016 fair kicks-off with a VIP Preview Party, which will benefit the Parrish Art Museum and Southampton Hospital, on Thursday evening. Prominent collectors, curators, designers and decorators will have a sneak peak at this years offerings, which include blue chip modern and contemporary works from iconic artists and the emerging, mid-career, Post War and Pop eras. The fair also will highlight some of the East End's most prolific past and present artists, including Perry Burns, Eric Fischl, Raymond Hendler, Jeff Muhs, Charlotte Park, Susan Vecsey and Esteban Vicente.
Brooke Shields will co-curate The New York Academy of Art exhibition, Call of the Wild, with Academy President David Kratz. The show will feature paintings and sculptures by academy alumni that focus on the natural world and the animal kingdom.
Shark Tank host Kevin OLeary will be on hand opening night to introduce his contemporary photography exhibition Irreconcilable Images, presented by Gallery Valentine. Sales of OLearys photographs in the curated installation will benefit the Perry J. Cohen Foundation and aspiring Teenage Entrepreneurs.
Last year's Art Southampton set a new standard in luxury presentation and attracted top collectors, cultural leaders and philanthropists of the East End. Over the fairs five days, more than 21,000 collectors, art enthusiasts, curators and influencers visited the luminous 100,000 square foot pavilion.
Over the years, Art Southampton has represented a unique convergence of world-class art, featuring paintings, prints, drawings, design, art-video, performance art, sculptures and indoor and outdoor-curated projects.
Art Southampton 2016 Participating Galleries:
Adelson Galleries New York | ARDT Gallery Southampton | Art Bastion Miami | ARTEMISIA GALLERY New York | Artêria Bromont, Quebec | AUREUS Contemporary Providence | Berry Campbell Gallery New York | Catinca Tabacaru Gallery New York | Contessa Gallery Cleveland | Counterpoint Contemporary Fine Art Bridgehampton | Cricket Fine Art London |Cynthia Corbett Gallery London | De Buck Gallery New York | De Re Gallery Los Angeles | DEAN PROJECT Miami Beach | Denise Bibro Fine Art New York | DMD Contemporary New York | FitzGerald Fine Arts New York | Fredric Snitzer Gallery Miami | Galerie dOrsay Boston | Galleria Ca' d'Oro Miami | GALERIE FRÉDÉRIC GOT Paris | GALLERY M Denver | Gallery Tableau Seoul | GALLERY SHCHUKIN Paris | Gallery Valentine East Hampton | GAMO Gallery Seoul | GASTMAN Los Angeles | Gladwell & Patterson London | HackelBury Fine Art London | Hazelton Galleries Toronto | Heller Gallery New York | Hexton | modern and contemporary Chicago | iPreciation Singapore | Jean Albano Gallery Chicago | K+Y Gallery Paris | Laura Rathe Fine Art Houston | Lilac Gallery New York | Louis K. Meisel Gallery New York | Mark Hachem Paris | McNeill Art Group Southampton | Mookjiart Shanghai | Onessimo Fine Art Palm Beach |Opera Gallery New York | Other Criteria New York | Peter Marcelle Project Southampton | Rademakers Gallery Amsterdam | Rosenberg & Co. New York | Saatchi Art Santa Monica | Shine Artists / Pontone Gallery London | Sim Smith Leatherhead| Skipwiths London | SOCO Gallery Charlotte | SPONDER GALLERY Miami | Taylor | Graham New York | The Public House of Art Amsterdam | Trinity House Paintings New York | Unique Gallery Dubai | UNIX Gallery New York | Virginie Barrou Planquart Paris | ZK Gallery San Francisco | 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel New York