Art Greenwich a great success!
Culture and Luxury Collide Promising a Destination Weekend for Art Enthusiasts
On the heels of a successful spring edition, the September edition of ArtGreenwich will launch with an Opening Night Gala Thursday, September 20th , from 6 – 10pm - followed by a weekend of festivities in art and culture aboard SeaFair, the megayacht venue at the Delamar Hotel and Marina located in the heart of downtown Greenwich.
September’s edition will feature an international array of dealers offering 20-21st century modern and contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography, installations and special curated featured exhibitions to highlight the gallery opening fall season.
The cultural affair boasts a full schedule of social events, informative lectures and artist receptions, delivering a weekend destination for discerning collectors and novice art enthusiasts alike.
Highlighting the fair’s exhibitions by Peter Marcelle Gallery, Bridgehampton in conjunction with Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe and New York, will be a rare presentation and exhibition of the original works of Andrew Wyeth (1912-2009), America’s most celebrated master of realism of the 20th Century. In addition to the exhibition there will be a lecture by Cris Crosman, former director of the Farnsworth Museum will present “The Man who Loved Islands: Andrew Wyeth in Maine”, Sat. Sept. 22 from 1:30-2:30. The exhibition will focus on works that will be featured in the upcoming exhibition of the artist’s works at the Gerald Peters Gallery in New York in Oct.
Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, will present an exhibition that will focus on the American artists associated with the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, which first opened in 1939 and became the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Featured artists will include Emil Bisttram, Werner Drewes, Raymond Jonson, Irene Rice Pereira, Hilla Rebay, Charles Shaw, and Jean Xceron, among others. They will also present an important selection of sculptural jewelry works by the painter Rolph Scarlett. Although seldom seen, Scarlett’s jewelry received significant attention in Judith Natsby’s recent monograph on the artist, Rolph Scarlett: Painter, Designer, Jeweler.
Among the program highlights local art virtuoso Philip Eliasoph, Professor of Art History at Fairfield University and Senior Arts Editor of VENU Magazine, will present “The Girl with the Pearl Earring vs. the 12 Million Dollar Shark: What Gives Art Value?” at 1:30pm, Sunday.
Taewon Jang, acclaimed Korean photographer will present a special exhibition and installation of photographs documenting a recent trip to the region of Tohuku in Japan following the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The exhibition will be presented by Marilyn Rosenberg Fine Art of New York.
Children under 12 free