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Art Amongst the Pines

The Watermill Center hosts its annual summer gala.


What: For its 21st annual summer benefit, the Watermill Center hosted a mystical evening of art and performances amongst the pines, honoring art patron Sheikha Paula Al-Sabah for her outstanding contributions to the community, with a silent auction hosted by Artsy. Before a large al fresco dinner, guests were treated to new work from more than 100 artists, including Robert Wilson’s Portraits of Lady Gaga, which made its US premier, and site-specific installations by Baboo Liao and Annick Lavalee-Benny.

When: Saturday, July 26th ____

Where: The Watermill Center in the Hamptons.

Who: The event brought together a diverse crowd including artists like Hunt Slonem, Jim Jarmusch, and Daniel Arsham, as well as guests like the model Constance Jablonski, designer Yigal Azrouel, and Hamptons-based tastemaker Tripoli Patterson.

Why: Always a seasonal highlight, the gala didn’t disappoint serving up the perfect cocktail of whimsy, wonder, and champagne all against the backdrop of an idyllic summer evening.

Photos: Art Amongst the Pines

Performance at Watermill Center’s annual gala. Photograph by Lovis Ostenrik.

Sheikha Paula Al-Sabah. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Stacy Engman. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Robert Wilson. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Annick Lavalee-Benny’s n.u.a.g.e.s, 2014. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Michaela and Simon de Pury. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Daniel Arsham. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Constance Jablonski. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Performance at Watermill Center’s annual gala. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Sandra and Eric Ripert. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

B. Michael and Mark Anthony. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Blair Voltz Clarke. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

The Watermill Center. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Hunt Slonem. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Tripoli Patterson and Jackie McKay. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Gintare Minelgaite’s 1001 Nights in America, 2014. Photograph by Lovis Ostenrik.

Nir Hod and Yigal Azrouel. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

Jim Jarmusch. Photograph by BFAnyc.com.

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