The 2021 Galerie House of Art and Design kicked off with a VIP Preview event on August 5 in Sag Harbor, New York.
Actress Anne Heche was one of many A-listers to attend the elegant cocktail party thrown by Hudson One Media to benefit the Southampton Hospital Foundation’s new East Hampton Emergency Department.
Unlike any other show house, this unique immersive experience brought the pages of Galerie magazine to life by combining the best of the worlds of art and design all under one roof, amongst a very well-dressed crowd.
Star studded: Actress Anne Heche (pictured with beauty maven Peter Thomas Roth) was one of many A-listers to attend the 2021 Galerie House of Art and Design opening
Life is art: Unlike any other show house, this unique immersive experience brought the pages of Galerie magazine (@galeriemagazine) to life, and benefitted the Southampton Hospital Foundation’s new East Hampton Emergency Department
‘The Galerie House of Art and Design embodies our brand’s goal to “Live Artfully”, said Lisa Fayne Cohen, founder and editorial director of Galerie.
‘The concept of combining art and design into an immersive experience all in one magniﬁcent home truly embodies the editorial spirit of Galerie.’
For the exciting project, the magazine’s editorial team handpicked a group of uniquely talented designers from across the country who are known for their ability to incorporate art into livable spaces.
‘We selected designers who are celebrated for their ability to create extraordinary rooms that showcase exceptional collections of art,’ said Jacqueline Terrebonne, editor in chief of Galerie.
‘We were so impressed with the spaces they designed and how they incorporated work from today’s leading artists and galleries into their concepts.’
Sleek and chic: ‘The Galerie House of Art and Design embodies our brand’s goal to “Live Artfully”, said Lisa Fayne Cohen, founder and editorial director of Galerie. Lisa looked gorgeous in an animal print blouse and matching skirt, accessorized with black sandals
Invite only: Galerie’s editorial team handpicked a group of uniquely talented designers from across the country to be a part of the showcase
Fashion and art have, and always will, go hand-in-hand.
So it comes as no surprise that the invite-only event brought together a very stylish bunch sporting a host of summer trends.
With her blonde pixie haircut, striped maxi dress, platform shoes and oversize sunglasses, Anne Heche channeled a ’70s style icon.
Design chair Nicole Fuller radiated in a red bohemian-inspired frock with billowy sleeves, while Principal Designer at Apartment 48 Interiors Rayman Boozer opted for a trendy Hawaiian-style shirt for the evening.
Galerie Magazine’s, Lisa Cohen, looked sleek and chic in an animal print dress and black sandals.
Ethereal elegance: Design chair Nicole Fuller turned heads in a bohemian style dress with billowy sleeves
One-of-a-kind: Principal designer at Apartment 48 Interiors Rayman Boozer was one of the artists handpicked by Galerie magazine’s editorial team
The unique installation showcased 22 designers and several galleries including Kasmin Gallery, Friedman Benda, Salon 94, Leroy Street Studio and Nara Roesler.
Dwyer M. Derrig, Benoist F. Drut, Elena Frampton, Elizabeth Gill and Josh Greene were a part of the esteemed roster.
Also Billy Cotton, Mark Cunningham and Geoﬀrey De Sousa, Ellen Hamilton, André Jordan Hilton, Adam Hunter, Ike Kligerman Barkley, Katie Leede, Leyden Lewis, Jeﬀ Lincoln, Richard Mishaan, Rocky Rochon, and Sara Story.
Tailored to perfection: Atlanta-based Andre Jordan Hilton is well known for his tailored curated style. He looked dapper in a purple suit
The world is your stage: Brooklyn-based Leyden Lewis once told Architectural Digest that he has “a passion for creating theater for living”
Proceeds from this year’s show house will benefit the construction of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s much needed East Hampton Emergency Department.
‘Minutes matter when someone is having a heart attack or is suffering from an acute condition and getting to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital in summer traffic can take an hour or more,’ said Mirella Cameran-Reilly, Southampton Hospital Foundation Chief Development Officer.
‘That is why we are so delighted to be on the brink of building this much-needed facility in the heart of East Hampton.
‘It will transform healthcare for this town and the surrounding areas including Montauk at the furthest point of Long Island.’
Global: With a worldly eye, uber eclectic Katie Leede has designed highly customized homes all over the country
Location, location, location: ‘Sag Harbor is such a special place in the Hamptons, and we were eager to bring together this “house of dreams” where art and design intersect in such a fresh way,’ said Nicole Fuller
Custom queen: New York-based Ellen Hamilton has spent more than three decades helping clients create beautiful and personal homes for themselves
Situated on six lush acres, the gorgeous Shingle-style estate with breathtaking views was the perfect location for the showcase and soiree.
‘Sag Harbor is such a special place in the Hamptons, and we were eager to bring together this “house of dreams” where art and design intersect in such a fresh way,’ shared Nicole Fuller.
‘It’s like nothing we’ve ever seen or experienced before: Our A-list lineup of artists, galleries, designers, and artisans transformed this house into something new.
‘It’s uncharted territory, and for creatives, they were challenged in a way that gave them total freedom to have new ideas and be inspired in diﬀerent ways.’
Home essentials: New York-based Interior Designer Josh Greene focuses on functionality, warmth and comfort
It takes a village: ‘We are so grateful for the tremendous support of our fabulous sponsors,’ said Janice Browne, group publisher and CRO of Galerie
Galerie magazine couldn’t have accomplished such an ambitious project alone.
‘We are so grateful for the tremendous support of our fabulous sponsors; the caliber of which is matched only by that of our designers and artists,’ said Janice Browne, group publisher and CRO of Galerie.
ABC Stone, Cambria, Florense, Zicana and Circa Lighting were just a few of the participating sponsors.
‘With their support, we’ve been given the opportunity to create this space to become a physical embodiment of Galerie magazine.
‘We want to celebrate how art elevates everything and how these various creative disciplines are inextricably linked.’
The house will open to the public on August 7 and is available for viewings through September 6.