Source: NY Times | May 25, 2016
Few artists can afford it anymore, but the Hamptons remain a place to see (and buy) art. The Art Hamptons art fair returns for it ninth installment in Bridgehampton June 23 to 26. Its founder, Rick Friedman, is also holding a new home design and décor show, Hamptons Contemporary, June 3 to 5, featuring some 160 design firms and stores at the Elks fairground in Southampton.
On the museum front, Guild Hall features “Peter Beard: Last Word From Paradise,” the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States in 15 years, June 18 to July 31. The Parrish Art Museum showcases the work of three influential New York painters — Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl and David Salle — on July 31. And the Watermill Center showcases an installation of red, yellow and blue light sculptures by G. T. Pellizzi from June 11 to Aug. 28.
Art Hamptons, 900 Lumber Lane, Bridgehampton; 800-563-7632, arthamptons.com. Hamptons Contemporary, 605 County Road 39, Southampton; hamptonscontemporary.com. Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton; 631-324-0806, guildhall.org. The Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill; 631-283-2118, parrishart.org. The Watermill Center, 39 Water Mill Towd Road, Water Mill; 631-726-4628, watermillcenter.org. Visit full article…