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Parrish Art Museum’s summer fete unfolds in Water Mill
Jul 17, 2015

The Parrish Art Museum's yearly Midsummer Party in Water Mill on July 11 treated a 1,000-guest contingent of artists, business leaders, philanthropists and other attendees to decor inspired by Chuck Close's Anthurium and Chrysanthemum photographs. The Ron Wendt Design–created atmosphere featured acid-green tablecloths, chartreuse stems of Midori anthurium and Fuji chrysanthemum flowers in table arrangements and overhead greenery that accentuated the architecture of the party’s Mildred C. Brinn Terrace location.

Courtesy Joe Schildhorn/

Inga Maren Otto and Robert Wilson; courtesy Joe Schildhorn/


Cynthia Clift, David Wassong; Chad Leat, Fiona Pool; courtesy Joe Schildhorn/

After 10 Party; courtesy Joe Schildhorn/

With music by Coleman Music and catering by Olivier Cheng Catering and Events, guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, dinner and an After Ten Party with dancing and dessert. Some of the notable attendees included Marc Glimcher and Fairfax Dorn, Lisa Jackson, Arthur Zeckendorf, Bonnie Comley and Stewart F. Lane, Michael Klug and artists including Louisa Chase, Michelle Stuart, Jules Feiffer, Robert Wilson, Hope Sandow, Toni Ross, Dorothea Rockburne and many others.

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