East End Tradition
Approximately 85 fine art galleries will converge for the seventh annual ArtHamptons at the Sculpture Fields of Nova’s Ark.
For the past six years ArtHamptons has brought together some of the nation’s leading galleries under one roof for a weekend of art. Touting itself as one of the largest art events in the region, ArtHamptons reached both record
attendance and sales transactions in 2013. This growth has allowed for momentum to build as its 2014 event approaches. Taking place July 11 to 13 at the Sculpture Fields of Nova’s Ark, the 2014 incarnation of ArtHamptons will carry the theme of “Escape.” The fair will feature approximately 85 galleries and dealers showcasing artwork in a range of styles, mediums and genres
Exhibitors in 2014 include Richard J. Demato Fine Arts Gallery (NY), The Cynthia Corbett Gallery (London), Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts (NY), Newbury Fine Arts (MA), Tibor de Nagy Gallery (NY), Lawrence Fine Art (NY) and others. To kick off the fair will be a First Look event for Black Card Holders. Presented by US Trust and Sotheby’s International Realty, First Look will happen July 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. It off ers patrons the chance to be among the fi rst to both see the fair in its entirety and to purchase artwork. Immediately following from 7 to 9:30 p.m. is the Opening Night Preview benefitting Guild Hall. The preview, open to VIP Card Holders, also allows visitors to purchase work before the fair opens to the public Friday morning.
Receiving the honor of “Artist of the Year” for 2014 is Jane Freilicher, who is known for her Long Island landscapes and city scenes. On Saturday, July 12, 1 to 3 p.m., Freilicher will be on hand at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery booth for a meet-the-artist event. Also presented during the fair is Jane Freilicher – Near the Sea: A Sixty Year Retrospective. American Art Collector returns as a proud media sponsor of the 2014 ArtHamptons.
Courtesy American Art Collector Magazine.