From an exhibition of original Andrew Wyeth works to a cutting-edge art performance, Art Greenwich presents something for every collector. Docked at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor at 500 Steamboat Road, the four-day contemporary art fair will present a dynamic and diverse array of contemporary art from the 20th and 21st century. Paired with an enriching program of informative lectures and social events, the weekend promises to unveil a bevy of surprises and ensure a comprehensive cultural experience for collectors.
What you’ll see at the 2012 exhibit:
- An exhibition of original rare works by Andrew Wyeth (1912-2009) will be a main feature of Art Greenwich in September. The exhibition will be presented by Gerald Peters Gallery (Santa Fe and New York) and curated by Peter Marcelle Fine Art (Bridgehampton).
- Anthony Brunelli Fine Art (Bridgehampton), and Arcadia Fine Arts (New York), will bring a body of artists exhibiting works of realism.
- Gary Snyder Gallery and Project Space (New York) will present an exhibition focusing on the American artists associated with the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, first opened in 1939 now the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
- Marilyn Rosenberg Fine Art of New York will present a special exhibition and installation of photographs by acclaimed Korean photographer, Taewon Jang, documenting a recent trip to the region of Tohuku in Japan following the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
- Innovative contemporary jewelry design from Lauren Harper Collection (Chicago) and Yael Sonia (New York).
- An exhibit of Spanish fine furniture and objects from designer, Paco Camus Private Collection, Inc. and presented by Fernando Luis Alvarez (Stamford).
- A groundbreaking art performance presented by Eileen Braziel Art Projects
When: Public fair hours are noon – 9pm, Friday and Saturday, September 21 – 22, and noon – 7pm on Sunday, September 23. The Sky Deck, SeaFair’s top deck bar featuring panoramic views of the Greenwich Harbor, will be open till 9pm – an ideal venue for socializing over evening cocktails.
Where: SeaFair, the world’s first mobile mega-yacht venue and one of the largest private yachts in the United States, will dock at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor, 500 Steamboat Road, for the duration of the four-day event. The ship boasts three decks of international galleries, two outdoor bars, an international coffee bar, as well as a formal glass-walled collectors’ lounge and an open-air bistro on the Sky Deck.
How: Tickets can be purchased at the door or online for an advance-discounted price. Valet parking will be available in addition to complimentary parking in the city lot on Arch Street. In cooperation with Coast Guard guidelines, all attendees are required to show a photo ID upon entry to the fair.
Check out this video recap of Art Greenwich 2011: