Artists: The Summer Place

There is something about success in art that leads artists to appreciate the kind of surroundings that success on Wall Street leads stockbrokers to appreciate. If in midsummer 1964 it became necessary to page 150 ranking painters and sculptors, the place to go would be the Hamptons on the eastern end of Long Island, an area best known as a golfing, sailing, tennis-playing, tanning and drinking preserve for the rich. A 40-mile stretch of sea, sand and shore towns, the Hamptons have attracted artists ever since the 1870s, when Winslow Homer went there to...

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