NEW YORK, NY- artMRKT
, a newly formed Brooklyn-based organizer of art fairs, has announced the debut of artMRKT Hamptons, a new fair to be held Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17, 2011, on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society in Bridgehampton, New York. artMRKT Hamptons will present more than 35 leading local, national, and international galleries in a state-of-the-art tented venue. The opening night preview party will benefit Southampton Hospital and will be sponsored by Cadillac.
Among the galleries participating in artMRKT Hamptons are: Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York; Meulensteen, New York; Salomon Contemporary, New York; Forum Gallery, New York; and Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami.
artMRKT, founded last year by third generation gallerist Max Fishko and longtime business partner Jeffrey Wainhause, is gearing up to be one of the nations premiere fine art fair companies for leading national and international galleries. The company is offering three new art fairs in 2011 including artMRKT Hamptons; artMRKT San Francisco, a modern and contemporary art fair, launched on May 19-22, 2011, at San Franciscos Concourse Exhibition Center and featuring 65 galleries; and Texas Contemporary, taking place October 20-23, 2011, in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center and featuring 50 galleries.
First and foremost, artMRKT is about the art. And it is also about the ideas, the energy, and the excitement that are harnessed and shared by everyone involved. We intend artMRKTs atmosphere and approach to foster cultural, educational, and intellectual transactions and this responsibility we take seriously, noted Max Fishko.