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Christie’s blends real estate, art with upcoming Art Southampton sponsorship

July 6, 2015

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Auctioneer Christie’s is delving into the art world by sponsoring the latest modern and contemporary art fair in the Hamptons, NY.

Art Southampton features work from 80 international art galleries and draws a crowd of more than 20,000 affluent consumers from around the world. By collaborating with such a prestigious event, Christie’s is further strengthening ties between luxury real estate and art.

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Art Southampton will take place from July 9-13 in Bridgehampton, NY. This is the fourth year that the fair will take place, drawing visitors from around the world to view its collections.

Christie’s International Real Estate and nine of its affiliate networks such as Regency International Estates from the Turks and Caicos Islands will sponsor the event. Christie’s will host an interactive booth exhibiting luxury residential real estate from around the world.

This summer many luxury companies have been focusing attention on both the Hamptons and Art Southampton. For example, SANDOW’s Luxe Interiors + Design recently celebrated the summer with a 100-page standalone edition dedicated to the Hamptons.

“The Hamptons 50,” which profiles the people, places and design that characterize the region, was released on June 30 and distributed to approximately 10,000 residents of the Hamptons and Long Island’s East End. Luxe Interiors + Design will also be the official media and design partner for Art Southampton, further focusing its energy on the summer destination that is known for its affluent visitors (see story).

Christie’s collaboration with Art Southampton will help the art auctioneer connect with affluent attendees who may be interested in purchasing luxury real estate.