Wet Paint in the Wild: Artist Nicole Nadeau Surfs Her Way Through the Hamptons and Parties With the Art World on Long Island
Welcome to Wet Paint in the Wild, an extension of Annie Armstrong’s gossip column wherein she gives art-world insiders a disposable camera so they can give us a peek into their corner of the madcap industry.
The first time I met Nicole Nadeau at a party in Los Angeles, she told me about how rapper and Fyre Festival proprietor Ja Rule started collecting her work. Thus, I knew I had a friend. Her signature floral statues embody the same effervescent spirit Nicole carries around with her, and when she told me she was heading out to the Hamptons for the Fourth of July weekend, I couldn’t resist sending a disposable camera along with her.
Read on for perhaps the most enviable beach party I’ve ever seen…
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