Saturday, September 15, 2018
THE CREEKS: EPICENTER OF THE HAMPTONS ART COMMUNITY IN THE FIFTIES
Lecture by Mike Solomon
Hosted by Sheila Rogers
Aerial view of The Creeks
Artist/collector Alfonso Ossorio expanded consciousness in the heyday of the arts community through his conviviality and his genius for the avant guard. This is his story.
MIKE SOLOMON Mike Solomon has helped many artists and estates on the East End organize and preserve their art legacies. Solomon was the founding director of the Ossorio Foundation, and is the leading expert on Alfonso Ossorio. While maintaining his own career as an artist, he writes and lectures on various aspects of art and artists. His work is in many distinguished collections including Guild Hall Museum, the Parrish Art Museum, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Richard Meier, Pricilla Rattazzi, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Dan Flavin Jr. and Edward Albee. Solomon maintains studios on the North Fork and in Sarasota, Florida.