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Art Southampton


Blair Clark, Laura Gooch and Grace Lerner
 

Art Southampton

By GREGORY DE LA HABA
, AUG 2014

The beautiful and the beautifully rich were out in full force during Art Southampton's VIP opening July 24th. The usual suspects were well represented: Banksy, Mr. Brainwash, Damien Hirst and Warhol, all had multitudes of their multiples offered for sale to the fashionable, well-heeled, wide-eyed masses. But inbetween all the glitter, splattered paint and pomp of the art world's darlings, there was some damn good art for the taking: Andrew Erdos' glass sculptures at Claire Oliver, Greg Haberny's 'Art World Is Fucked' commentary at Catinca Tabacaru, Axel Crieger's digital manipulations at Amstel Gallery, Sasha Meret's 'time-travel' constructions at AP Contemporary and Jeff Muhs new paintings at McNeill Art Group.
Also, found outside the big tent and brought to you by Dorian Grey Gallery and Martino Auto Concepts was the Ferrari Art Car painted by legendary street artist Crash. Put simply: the car was freakin' hot, and for a cool half-a-mil, it too was up for grabs. And with Ruinart Champagne flowing freely all evening, this midsummer night soiree made for a fun night out in the Hamptons. Now ask me if they were buying.

All photos by Eddie Rehm and Ken Husband

Art by Mr. Brainwash

Christine Forgione, Anita Lagrassa and Jennifer Motan

Christophan & Isabelle Delgrange

Denitza Broughman

Early entry

Eddie Rehm, Gregory de la Haba and Kenneth Jones.

Entrance at dusk

Graff Jewelers

Gregory de la Haba and Andrew Erodos

Crowd at the fair

Helen and Alan Schwartz

Howard Shapiro

View of the fair

Jean And Jan Jurart

Jennifer Squires and Angela Corso

Justine and Gene of Praxis Gallery

Kevin Berlin

Little Star

Mindy Solomon

Nights end

Roberta Glassman and Harvey Stewart

Renee Stakey, Randall Kane and Katie Pryce

Art dealer Tripoli

Vroom Vroom
 

 


 

Gregory de la Haba

Gregory de la Haba is an artist and writer from New York City.

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