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Did you know that for over 25 years, Fairfield Porter looked no farther than his Southampton Village studio and its immediate surroundings for inspiration? Or that his models were family members and artist and poet friends? Learn more about Porter and hundreds of Parrish Collection Artists in Artist Stories. Begin your journey by browsing the catalog of artists, exploring locations, or surveying the timeline.



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Special thanks to the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation for their support to make this scholarship accessible.  The Robert David Lion Foundation, established in 1987, primarily supports the study of New York State history.

Initial funding came from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums.

Additional funding was provided by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; Linda Hackett/ CAL Foundation; David, Saundra, Jordan, Jeremy & Noa Dubin given in honor of Dorothy Lichtenstein; Arthur L. Loeb; and The Werner and Maren Otto Fund for the Study of the Art of Eastern Long Island.


Parrish Art Museum construction photographs © Jeff Heatley.


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