Accabonac House, where Abstract Expressionistist Willem de Kooning had his first Springs studio back in 1961, is now the site of an artist-in-residence program. It's a space for creating multidisciplinary works by writers, actors, directors, musicians, dancers, artists and filmmakers. The first artist-in-residence is Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker. Actor Alex Kilgore, a family friend of the de Koonings, helped to launch Accabonac House because he believes in cross-disciplinary artistic collaboration. The program is very loose, with no strict rules, honoraria, or even staff, so the artists can experience total freedom to create.
· Site of de Kooning's Hamptons Studio Transformed Into A Creatives Retreat [Observer]
· Accabonac House [Official]