July 22, 2008 - scope - International Contemporary Art Fair in East Hampton Summer Home
July 22, 2008

International Contemporary Art Fair in East Hampton Summer Home

Ricardo Rendón Papel de trabajo 2007. Punched Paper 50 x 98.5 inches. Courtesy: GALERIA ENRIQUE GUERRERO

Hamptons 08
July 24 – July 27 2008

East Hampton Studios
77 Industrial Road
Wainscott NY 11975

www.scope-art.com

Location
East Hampton Studios
77 Industrial Road Wainscott NY 11975

FirstView

Collector Mentorship Auction Launch
Thursday July 24 5–8pm

Fair Hours
Friday July 25 12–8pm
Saturday July 26 12–8pm
Sunday July 27 12–6pm

International Contemporary Art Fair in East Hampton Summer Home

Returning for its fourth year to the East End, SCOPE Hamptons will transform the 25,000 square-foot East Hampton Studios into a world-class art fair and destination-location coinciding with the 15th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit. SCOPE is a major contributor to the Hamptons most celebrated weekend of art. Centrally located and inches from seasoned and emerging collectors’ homes, East Hamptons Studio is SCOPE’s home away from home for the New York and international art enthusiast.

With 40 international established and emerging contemporary galleries, SCOPE will present a full schedule of special events, performances and screenings, alongside museum-quality programming, creating what has become “The Hamptons Weekend of Art.”

Introducing artists, curators, and cutting-edge galleries to new audiences internationally has made SCOPE the most comprehensive destination for the emerging art world available anywhere. With fairs in Miami, Basel, New York, London and the Hamptons, SCOPE is proud to be an influential presence in the expanding global art market.

Events Schedule

FirstView | Thursday | July 24 | 5-8pm
Collector Mentorship Auction | VIP Lounge
Bidding begins July 24, 5pm | Bidding ends July 27, 5pm

Benefiting from SCOPE’s “Art Fair as Resource” mandate, the SCOPE Foundation’s silent auction features seasoned collectors Melva Bucksbaum, Bonnie Clearwater, Bob Colacello, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Eileen and Richard Ekstract, John Friedman, Raymond Learsy, Arnold Lehman, Kim Levin, Adam Lindemann, Enrique Norten, Dennis Oppenheim, Lowell Pettit, Nancy Seltzer, Richard Stewart, Terrie Sultan, Rob Teeters, Jed Walentas, Rick Wester and others, donating an hour of their time to mentor emerging collectors. Young collectors and members at MoMA, Whitney, The New Museum, The Parrish Museum, Guild Hall, and Core Club, as well as fashion, music and design trendsetters will have the opportunity to mingle, have a cocktail, and bid on a collector of their choice. The private hour may be redeemed within one year of the auction, and the setting is to be determined by the collector and the bidder; a tete a tete at the collector’s favorite coffee shop, touring a museum or walking through an art fair.
VIP Lounge sponsored by Plum TV

Press Brunch | Thursday | July 24 | 2pm
Preview
| Thursday | July 24 | 5pm
Press and invited guests brunch in Sag Harbor at Spinnakers Restaurant followed by SCOPE Hamptons Preview. RSVP to dan@susangrantlewin.com

Opening Night Celebration | Friday | July 25 | 8pm-midnight
Reception | Michael Bilsborough: The Eternally Obvious | Salomon Contemporary
Performance by La JohnJoseph and DJ set by Julian Asfour and Jordan Aiello: The Psychelicious Cats! Champagne and dessert for SCOPE VIPs, exhibitors, and invited guests

Collector Lecture Series | Sunday | July 27 | 5pm
Green, Bad? | VIP Lounge
Moderator: Stephanie Sherga, SCOPE Exhibitor Relations Director
Panel: Michael Ekstract (VP, Verdant Magazine), Maziar Behrooz (Architect), Sharon Hoge (Editor, Verdant Magazine), Flavio Espinoza (Architect), and Christina Ray (Founder and Director of Glowlab and Conflux Festival)
This panel discussion will focus on the misconceptions surrounding common eco-friendly choices. Panelists include major contributors in the Green field whose opinions are heavily weighed against traditional Green theories.
A closing reception will follow at the HC&G Idea House for SCOPE VIPs, exhibitors, and invited guests

Closing Night Party | Sunday | July 27 | 9pm–1am
The Surf Lodge | 183 Edgemere Street Montauk, NY 11954
Special DJ performance by Mandy Brooks of 2 Mandy DJs and DJ Jacyln
For SCOPE VIPs, exhibitors, and invited guests

For a list of exhibitors and programs please visit www.scope-art.com

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