Art Hamptons VIP Opening
Exhibitions put together by Art Hamptons and 10 countries.
Art Hamptons just celebrated their FIFTH year as THE principle art expo in The Hamptons! Paving the way for all those who follow in their footsteps, they remain at the forefront of investors and exhibitors alike. It has transpired into a grand series of social events. With rapid fire succession and become the nation’s premiere summer fine art fair. International in scope over 80 well respected galleries showcase premium exhibitions and collections. Throughout the mega compound at Nova’s Ark on Scuttlehole Road in bucolic Bridgehampton.
As a result, close to ten thousand attendees stroll through to see the special exhibitions . Put together by prominent dealers from 10 countries, around the world. (UK, Spain, Germany, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Israel, Greece, Russia, Japan, China and Korea.)
Art Hamptons VIP Opening Reception kicked off the expo offering a preview over cocktails and yummy hors d’oeuvres!
A special fundraiser for the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center Pollock. Hence, 100- A Centennial Celebration was held to mark the centennial birthday of Jackson Pollock and the expo’s theme too. Finally, was in recognition of Pollock. 2012 Honorees were Ed Moses who received Lifetime Achievement Award. Cheech Marin for its Arts Patron of the Year and Michael Childers as Honorary Guest Photographer.
Guests sipped on wine while exploring a rare photography exhibition of Pollock at work in his studio.
As a result, the Opening Preview Platinum Party was a benefit for LongHouse Reserve as was the VIP Opening Reception. Friday benefited Guild Hall, Saturday benefited the East End Hospice. Also later hosted the Hamptons Tea Dance benefiting Empire State Pride Agenda. Talk about being a marketing supernova – that’d be Rick Friedman who brainstormed this humongous expo!! Tundra was most gracious and is the humble owner of Nova’s Ark – what a cool, spiritual and wonderful soul…and a pleasure to meet again. It’s worth a visit back just to see what the place is really all about in its purity of landscape, art, design and as a farm with. free range horses and sheep and other animals who all seem to connect on another dimension.
ART expert Julie Keyes was curator of the exhibition. In the Nova’s Ark booth so hope you got over to C-25! Keyes Art Projects has a TON of things on both all around the Hamptons and in Chelsea. Talk about being in the right place at the right time and were ushered into the VIP lounge on the last day to meet with Russell Simmons who stressed the importance of art in public schools and to make it accessible to everyone of all walks of life. His upcoming Art for Life gala is next on our agenda!