Modern Home Tours and Hamptons Expo Group to Collaborate on Contemporary Art and Architecture

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Modern Home Tours, LLC and the Hamptons Expo Group have partnered to announce a series of 2014 events highlighting the intersection between contemporary art and modern architecture. Events to take place in Palm Springs, Silicon Valley, and Houston.

Modern Home Tours: Highlighting Modern Architecture and Design

Modern home design is living art, and we know both architecture enthusiasts and patrons of contemporary art will enjoy another medium for experiencing the cutting edge of lifestyle and creativity.

In collaboration with the Hamptons Expo Group, producers of the nation’s leading contemporary art fairs, Modern Home Tours, a premier home tour organizer, has announced it will be hosting a series of events, throughout 2014, that highlight the intersection between contemporary art and the nation’s most unique and modern homes. At each event, art fairgoers and modern architecture fans will have the opportunity to explore featured private residences from the inside out, while exploring how modern architecture is an art form which reflects and enhances other forms of contemporary art.

“The opportunity to partner with world-class art promoters like the Hamptons Expo Group is a tremendous opportunity,” James Leasure, co-founder of Modern Home Tours, LLC, says. “Modern home design is living art, and we know both architecture enthusiasts and patrons of contemporary art will enjoy another medium for experiencing the cutting edge of lifestyle and creativity.”

Participating homes will open their doors for viewing from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturdays in conjunction with art fair schedules for the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair (February 15th), Silicon Valley Contemporary (April 12th), and Houston Fine Art Fair (September 20th). The final stop on each tour is the Fair’s VIP Lounge for a catered “Meet & Greet” Reception, where tour participants are invited to mingle with the tour’s featured architects and designers. Fair ticketholders will be eligible for discounts on the home tour ticket price.

“Fairgoers can now gain insights on how art works of all sizes and mediums can be integrated into a lifestyle,” said Rick Friedman, president and founder of Hamptons Expo Group. “Witnessing how others live with art is inspiring and will hopefully motivate more art acquisitions at the Fair. The end of day ‘Meet & Greet’ at the Fair makes it all very real and achievable.”

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About Modern Home Tours, LLC: Based in Austin, Texas, Modern Home Tours, LLC was founded by partners James Leasure & Matt Swinney in 2010 to introduce modern architecture and modern living to people throughout the world. Through fun and informative tours in dozens of cities across North America, the group invites people into some of the most exciting examples of modern architecture and design that can be found. With carefully selected architects, neighborhoods and living spaces, a Modern Home Tour is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Not only will you learn about the very latest in home design while on our tours, but you might even get an idea or two for your next home project!

About Hamptons Expo Group: The Hamptons Expo Group has emerged as one of the fastest growing fine art fair producers in America. Their “boutique” shows feature prominent galleries offering the finest in post-war and contemporary art. Headquartered in Southampton, New York, the Hamptons Expo Group created and produces ArtAspen, ArtHamptons, Silicon Valley Contemporary, Houston Fine Art Fair and Palm Springs Fine Art Fair.

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