Art Southampton
Southampton, New York
July 24th – July 28th, 2014

Art Southampton, the premier international contemporary & modern art fair in the Hamptons, returns for the third year from July 24-28, 2014. Art Southampton will host over 80 international art galleries with a strong focus on works from the 20th and 21st centuries including paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design, video art, sculpture and indoor and outdoor curated projects of the highest quality.

Participating exhibitors include: Amstel Gallery, AP Contemporary, Arcature Fine Art, ARCHEUS / POST-MODERN, Bernheimer Fine Art, De Buck Gallery, Dillon Gallery, Eric Firestone Gallery, Galerie Anita Beckers, Galerie Terminus, Gallery 125, Gallery Valentine, Hackelbury Fine Art, Heller Gallery, Hollis Taggart Galleries, Jackson Fine Art, JanKossen Contemporary, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Keszler Gallery, Other Criteria, Pan American Art Projects, Praxis International Art, Unix Gallery, Vincent Vallarino Fine Art, among others (full list available here).

Highlights from Art Southampton’s Prestigious List of Exhibitors:

· Philadelphia-based artist and educator Amber Cowan, will exhibit her 2014 glass and mixed media piece, “White Swan Theater” with Heller Gallery

· Jan C. Schlegel’s photography will be shown for the first time in the US at Bernheimer Fine Art (Switzerland). The gallery will also feature works by renowned photographers Sebastian Copeland and Nick Brandt

· Artist Maria Berrio’s work El jardin de mi corazón, a collage w/Japanese paper & watercolor on canvas, will be exhibited at Praxis International Art;additionally works by prestigious Argentinean artist Cecilia Biagini will also be featured

· Gallery Valentine will exhibit works by George Condo and Robert Indiana, as well as “Juxtapose,” a stencil and mixed-media on paper, by internationally acclaimed graffiti artist Mr. Brainwash

· Other Criteria will showcase, for the first time in the US, a new work by English artist Don Brown. The sculpture of his wife, titled “Yoko XXXVI,” explores questions of representational perfection. The gallery will also be exhibiting Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Harland Miller, Thomas Scheibitz, Sarah Lucas and Olivier Garbay

· The Cynthia Corbett Gallery (UK) will feature prints by Derrick Santini, who is known to be collected by Damien Hirst. The gallery will also show works byDeborah Azzopardi, painter Andy Burgess and photographer Tom Leighton

· Antoine Helwaser Gallery will showcase works by painter Jacob Skornik including his “Girl with pearl Earring,” acrylic and diamond dust on canvas

· Galerie Terminus (Germany) will feature sculptures by John Chamberlain, including “Softened by Snow,” painted/chromed steel, 2007. Chamberlain’s 2012 retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum received rave reviews.

· Jackson Fine Art will be exhibiting photographer Ruud van Empel, who will be constructing modern work through staged photography, digital enhancement and collage. Additionally, artist Vee Speers will be exhibiting a brand-new body of work entitled “Bulletproof Series”

· Galerie Anita Beckers (Germany) will unveil a painting from the new series “20 Views,” by Sybille Springer

· Gallery HO will feature the works from the “Zen series” by Yong Jo Ji, who will be in attendance throughout the fair

· British artist Nicola Hicks will debut at Art Southampton with Flowers Gallery. Hicks is coming off of a successful winter season with highly acclaimed exhibitions at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Conn., as well as a powerful installation at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London

· Cube Gallery (UK) will exhibit contemporary Irish artist Peter Monaghan and his work “Linear Pair”

· gallery nine5 will show works from Jessica Lichtenstein’s “4 Season series” and Tapp Francke’s “Neon on mirror series.” The gallery will also show pieces fromGonzalo Papantonakis’ “Geisha series,” which was recently on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

· CATINCA TABACARU gallery will be featuring artist Justin Orvis Steimer and his recent series of oil paintings on salvaged boat sails from the 1940s-1980s. The gallery will also exhibit 3D-8BIT sculptures by Japanese artist Shinji Murakami

· Claire Oliver Gallery will be featuring renowned artist, Andrew Erdos, whose works have been acquired by four museums in the past three months alone. Andrew is best known for his mixed-media works, often combining blown glass, new media and performance. Andrew’s sculpture “Ghost Under Infinite Darkness” was highlighted on the cover of the new issue of New Glass Review

· Mayer Fine Art will be exhibiting a smaller version of the controversial sculpture “Blue Human Condition” by sculptor Mark Chatterley, which garnered international attention after its recent installment in Adrian, Michigan as part of its public art program

· HackelBury Fine Art (UK) will be exhibiting one of the fifteen unique sculptural panel pieces from the recently opened monumental sculpture works titled “Big Bambú: 5,000 Arms To Hold You” curated by artists Doug & Mike Starn. The gallery will also be featuring new imagery titled “the no mind no thinks no things,” inspired by the original Big Bambú piece.

Art Southampton is conveniently located on the sprawling 18-acre estate property behind the Southampton Elks Lodge and adjacent to the Southampton Golf Club (off Route 27A). The proximity of the Art Southampton Pavilion provides easy access for residents and collectors on Long Island, the greater New York region and the Tri-State area, who visit the Hamptons during the summer. Especially for those who are making day trips, the Fair offers ample on-site complimentary parking and valet service. Art Southampton is operated and produced by a partnership consisting of art and media industry veterans Nick Korniloff, Mike Tansey and Brian Tyler.

Art Southampton is supported by the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton Hospital, National Academy of Art, GRAFF Diamonds, Ruinart Champagne, Maserati North America, Saunders & Associates, Luxe Interiors + Design, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Southampton Social Club, Bootlegger 21 NY Vodka, Bourlet Art Logistics, Town of Southampton, Southampton Chamber of Commerce, The Art Newspaper, One Art Nation, Art Fairy, Whitewall Magazine, Artlog, Blouin ARTINFO, Art + Auction, ArtFacts.Net, New York Observer, MutualArt.com, Arte al Día, Art Nexus, Art Circuits, VENÜ MAGAZINE, Balthazar, Manhattan Magazine, Social Life Magazine, Private Air Luxury Homes, Hamptons Art Hub, Artillery Magazine, The Week, Dan’s Papers, Avenue, VOSS Artesian Water, Hyperallergic, Turon Travel, HBSC New York, Haute Living, Beach, Ross School, and Southampton Fresh Air Home. Additionally, Art Southampton has provided booths for the New York Academy of Art and Ross School to display works for sale that will benefit their respective scholarship programs.

For more information on Art Southampton, please click here.

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