Art Amongst the Pines

The Watermill Center hosts its annual summer gala.

Watermill Center

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

Stacy Engman. Photograph by

Robert Wilson. Photograph by

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

Michaela and Simon de Pury. Photograph by

Photograph by

Daniel Arsham. Photograph by

Constance Jablonski. Photograph by

Performance at Watermill Center’s annual gala. Photograph by

Sandra and Eric Ripert. Photograph by

B. Michael and Mark Anthony. Photograph by

Blair Voltz Clarke. Photograph by

The Watermill Center. Photograph by

Hunt Slonem. Photograph by

Tripoli Patterson and Jackie McKay. Photograph by

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

Nir Hod and Yigal Azrouel. Photograph by

Jim Jarmusch. Photograph by