|Second Annual Artmrkt Hamptons Set To Hit The Beach|
||NEW YORK, NY.- Created to appeal to the culturally engaged art buyers and enthusiasts, the second annual ArtMRKT Hamptons will feature leading galleries from across the country. Forty galleries will exhibit original contemporary painting, sculpture, photography and prints at the Bridgehampton Historical Society grounds on July 19 - 22. Underscoring the Fair's commitment to the visitor experience, this year's Opening Night Preview will benefit the Parrish Art Museum. Noted Brooklyn chef Leon Gunn, formerly of Wolfgang Puck, Aria, Noho Star and Williamsburg's Traif restaurants, will serve opening night guests his "refined take on the quintessential Hamptons dining experience -- the summer barbeque."|
Returning this year are many leading New York galleries including Lennon Weinberg, Nancy Hoffman, Forum Gallery, Kathryn Markel and Morgan Lehman. Halsey Mackey (Hamptons), Boltax Gallery (Shelter Island), 101/Exhibit (Miami), Mindy Solomon Gallery (St. Petersburg) and AUREUS Contemporary (Providence). Joining this line up are P.P.O.W, DC Moore, Envoy Enterprises, Allegra LaViola and David Lusk (Tennessee).
Launched by seasoned fair veterans, Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause, the artMRKT fairs--which includes artMRKT San Francisco, Hamptons, Texas Contemporary and the soon-to-be-launched Miami Project--are well received by exhibitors and visitors alike. "What sets artMRKT Hamptons apart from other fairs is our intimate scale and dedication to showcasing emerging and established artists in a relaxed, welcoming environment," says Fair Director Fishko, "We serve the ever-growing market for art and still appeal to the more seasoned collector."
Managing Partner Wainhause adds, "Our aim is to create an enjoyable experience for our clients and to make the Fair easily accessible. The Fair is centrally located in Bridgehampton near wonderful restaurants and shops, and the venue and layout of the fair enables the galleries and artists to be the true stars of the show."
Bridgehampton Historical Society ?Located in the heart of Bridgehampton directly on the main road, Route 27, 2368 Montauk Highway (Rt. 27) - Bridgehampton, NY 11932
Hours and Admission:
Opening Night Benefit Preview benefiting the Parrish Art Museum:
Thursday, July 19 6PM - 9PM
Opening Night Party: Thursday, July 19, 8PM-10PM
Friday, July 20th - 11AM to 7PM
Saturday, July 21st - 11AM to 7PM
Sunday, July 22nd - noon to 6PM
3 Day Ticket - $35 online / $40 at door
1 Day Ticket - $20 online / $25 at door