For years, Harper Levine's success was tied to his outsider relationship with the art world. His cultish East Hampton bookstore evolved into a gallery almost by accident, and even as it became a buzzy destination for beach-bound New Yorkers, the spot never felt commercial or institutional. His was a gallery that embodied all the laid-back elegance of its East End location—and people loved it for that reason.
How Richard Prince Jump-Started Gallerist Harper Levine's Career
Harper Levine’s Long Island style made him an art-world outsider. Now he’s inside—and more successful than ever.