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There are many other worthwhile galleries and works too numerous to discuss on deadline, but be assured the fair has a buzz to it and its massiveness and variety assures there will be something there worth traveling for.
Hamptons Art Hub - July 7, 2018
Bringing together fine art and design under one pristine 50,000-square-foot tent, the eighth edition of Market Art + Design offers something for everyone. The fair, which opens with a Thursday evening VIP preview and runs through Sunday, July 8, at the Bridgehampton Museum, has expanded to some 75 exhibiting galleries featuring works ranging from modern and contemporary masters to emerging talents, along with a design section spotlighting maker-made furniture and objects. “More and more, people are coming out to the Hamptons for a cultural experience, not just fun in the sun,” says fair director Kelly Freeman, citing local gems such as the Parrish Art Museum (the beneficiary partner of the fair’s opening night festivities). “Institutions like the Parrish are teaching people that the Hamptons can be a destination to see top contemporary and modern art, not just an echo of what’s going on in the city.”
Hamptons Magazine - July 5, 2018
Now, it’s growing again. The Market Art + Design fair opens its eighth edition at the Bridgehampton Museum this week. This year’s edition will cover 55,000 square feet—20,000 more than last year—and will add 20 more exhibitors, for a total of 75. The 2017 fair brought in 12,000 people; this year, Fishko expects around 15,000. The fair is also restructuring its layout, adding more parking and hospitality options, and expanding the design section to accommodate more ambitious programming.
artnet news - July 4, 2018
Market Art and Design will return to the Bridgehampton Museum grounds to display its largest show yet from Thursday, July 5, through Sunday, July 8, marking the organization’s eighth visit to the Hamptons. The show is produced by Art Market Productions, the Brooklyn-based company founded in 2011 by Jeffrey Wainhause and Max Fishko. The company also generates Art on Paper NY, Art Market San Francisco, Seattle Art Fair, Texas Contemporary and Miami Project.
27east.com - July 3, 2018
The East End's premier art fair is back at the Bridgehampton Museum this July. Leading modern and contemporary art and design will make an appearance in the town of Bridgehampton during the eighth edition of Art Market + Design, which will take place from Thursday, July 5 through Sunday, July 8. 80 top galleries from around the world will be featured, alongside a furniture and object oriented design presentation curated by Design Director Wesley Moon, highlighting the industry's most innovative makers.
Hamptons.com - July 1, 2018
The once highly competitive Hamptons art fair season will open July 5, as Market Art + Design — apparently the last fair standing — takes over the Bridgehampton Museum for its annual four-day run, with a bigger footprint and with organizers predicting a larger crowd.
The New York Times - June 8, 2018
“Last year was our best year to date in terms of being able to convert attendees into buyers,” Fishko said in a phone interview. “Obviously we’re very optimistic about the marketplace. We’ve been there for a long time and seen what the potential is.”
artnet news - July 7, 2017
Market Art and Design is stepping up its game for this year’s fine arts fair in Bridgehampton.
27east.com - July 3, 2017
“It’s a big show,” said Freeman. “It’s the biggest show we’ve presented so far. It shows that there is still interest for active collectors in The Hamptons and the East End.”
hamtonsarthub - July 5, 2017
Market Art + Design brought a smaller group, with over 40 exhibitors, but it was expertly curated to include international, national, and even local galleries presenting fine art and design under one roof. Eclectic, energetic works from up-and-coming creatives contrasted with the more established artists seen at Art Southampton, and gave the fair a hipper vibe.
Women Around Town - July 14, 2016
On a weekend when two major art fairs opened simultaneously in the Hamptons, Market Art + Design at the Bridgehampton Museum, felt a bit like the “Brooklyn” version of the two, with more than its fair share of young, hip visitors, while Art Southampton seemed to be the spot to which the Hamptons “old guard” flocks.
Artnews.com - July 8, 2016
Sponsored by the Wall Street Journal, the Bridgehampton Museum, and Perrier, the event this year is partnering with such local institutions as the Museum of Arts and Design, the American Folk Art Museum, the Watermill Center, and Lincoln Center. It will feature nearly 50 exhibitors from across the country representing hundreds of artists.
Blouinartinfo.com - July 7, 2016
The art fair launched in 2010 as artMRKT Hamptons and opened with a strong inaugural art program on the Bridgehampton Historical Society's grounds. Since then, name changes have taken place for both organizations. What hasn’t changed is Art Market Production's commitment to presenting a quality curated art fair of contemporary and modern art in The Hamptons and now New York City, Miami, Seattle, San Francisco and Texas.
HamptonsArtHub - July 7, 2016
Market Art + Design—the evolution of Art Market Hamptons—is bringing the East End’s premier art fair to the Bridgehampton Museum.
Artnews.com - July 7, 2016
Market Art + Design opens tonight (July 7, 2016) with a VIP Preview and continues on view through July 10, 2016 on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Museum. Before the doors open, Hamptons Art Hub surveyed some of the galleries exhibiting and asked gallerists to pick artworks that shouldn't be missed and queried what they will be presenting and how their booth relates to their gallery program.
HamptonsArtHub - July 7, 2016
Fairgoers will join Market Art + Design in celebrating the artistic achievements of artists and art dealers from around the world, who will be displaying beautifully curated exhibitions for guests to view.
Hamptons.com - July 7, 2016
For the sixth edition of Market Art + Design, held July 7-10 on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Museum, Market Art + Design’s founder—Art Market Productions—will partner with another art fair powerhouse, the Palm Beach Show Group. Under the new collaboration, the show will expand its reach to include jewelry and classical art.
Incollect.com - July 6, 2016
Market Art + Design has an Artist-Centric Vibe with a Dash of Brooklyn hip.
HamptonsArtHub - July 6, 2016
One of the area’s premier art fairs, Market Art + Design returns with a trove of exceptional works destined for the homes of the east end’s most discriminating collectors.
Hamptons - July 4, 2016
"Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause have figured out a formula for art fairs. Their company, Art Market Productions, currently oversees seven fairs in the U.S. each year, and Market Art + Design (originally named Art Market Hamptons) ranks among its longest-running ventures. This year, the fair returns to its original location in Bridgehampton, where 45 exhibitors will show a fresh mix of design objects and Contemporary art inside the Bridgehampton Museum."
New York Observer - June 24, 2016
"Market Art + Design — now in its second year — was established in 2011 under the name Art Market Hamptons. The fair runs at the Bridgehampton Museum through July 10, boasting a roster of more than four dozen galleries from around the globe showcasing contemporary art and design."
Artinfo - June 12, 2016
"(Market Art + Design) produce a much more relaxed vibe, allowing for slightly more playful artworks to take center stage."
Art Report - July 14, 2015
"Hosting the panel that explores the intersection between art, the East End of Long Island and conservation was a natural for Market Art + Design. They selected the Peconic Land Trust as its recipient for its opening night Preview. The move also signifies a change in Art Market Productions previous Hamptons art fair. The 2015 edition incorporates design into its fine art contemporary art fair plus closer connections to the Hamptons and East End community."
Hamptons Art Hub - July 10, 2015
Contemporary artist Abby Modell shows off her creative sparks in her “2015 Galaxy Collection.” Through Sunday, Modell’s glass pieces, wall installations and hand-blown bowls are at the Market Art + Design Show at Fairview Farm at Mecox in Bridgehampton.
New York Daily News - July 10, 2015
If Hamptons art fairs often get a bad rap, Market Art + Design (formerly known as Art Market Hamptons) is doing everything in its power to rid the East End of its stereotype of hosting mediocre Pop art and overpriced beach house decor by showcasing hip, emerging galleries and an eclectic variety of fine art and design in a chill, food truck-filled farm by the bay.
artnet news - July 10, 2015
“We’ve always been a little bit smaller, we’ve always been a little bit younger, and we’ve always been a little bit more playful."
Blouin ArtInfo - July 10, 2015
Market Art + Design fostered a playful vibe and drew a fashionable crowd through its tent doors for opening night on July 9 in Bridgehampton.
Long Island Pulse - July 10, 2015
"The fair's name change from Art Market Hamptons to Market Art + Design reflects the incorporation of a curated selection of international and national designers to contemporary fine art fair."
Hamptons Art Hub - July 9, 2015
"For Hamptons visitors looking to build up their collecting savvy"
The Art Newspaper - July 8, 2015
"Pack your bags. The Hamptons are the mecca of the super-rich, and, this month, you can enjoy summer at the beach and a lot of art."
artnet news - July 8, 2015
“We looked at a group of people who did interesting stuff, beyond traditional artwork and in the object realm, and we are excited.
27East - July 7, 2015
This year, Market Art + Design will be accompanied by beautiful waterfront views thanks to its new location, Fairview Farm at Mecox Bay.
>Hamptons.com - July 2015
“It’s been a boutique show since we started,” said co-organizer Max Fishko. “We look to provide an enjoyable, manageable experience.” A pick of only about 40 galleries, most from the East Coast, many from Manhattan and Long Island, will be showing works of art and exceptional pieces of design. While three-quarters will still be fine art, the rest will be functional works that emphasize “the handmade, the unique and the contemporary.” Museum-level craft will mingle with art on the walls.
Long Island Pulse - June 28, 2015
Bridgehampton is situated in the center of a thriving art and cultural scene Dan's Paper - June 27, 2015
ISSUU - Spring 2015
Market Art + Design will continue to welcome some of the country’s most visible galleries, whilst also offering a new section dedicated to design, whose exhibitors are to be selected from the most popular dealers and designers of the international scene.
Art Media Agency - April 1, 2015
"It’s all about having fun at Art Market Hamptons. The Brooklyn-based art fair returns to the Bridgehampton Historical Society for its fourth season, boasting a boutique selection of 40 modern and contemporary galleries, while throwing in a little Brooklyn flair with a summer soiree of food truck vendors like Red Hook Lobster Pound and jazz performances curated by Manhattan’s members-only club, Norwood."
BLOUIN ARTINFO - July 11, 2014
"artnet News started the night at Art Market Hamptons, held in a compact yet spacious tent pitched outside the Bridgehampton Historical Society. This seemed to be the more upscale of the two fairs, with a food truck garden featuring Roberta’s, the Red Hook Lobster Pound, and Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Truck, and a VIP room designed by swanky Manhattan private drinking club Norwood."
artnet - July 11, 2014
With an opening party hosted by the edgy Norwood Club from Chelsea, Art Market Hamptons is the exuberant and hip fair favored by a young crowd and a slew of contemporary galleries from the neighboring communities on the East End.
Hamptons Art Hub - July 11, 2014
"Art Market Hamptons seeks to satisfy vacationers. “What we wanted to do was present something that was manageable in size, that people could come and see the entire show in about an hour,” director Max Fishko said."
Blouin ARTINFO - July 07, 2014
"In nearly all cases, Hamptons galleries at both fairs are presenting works culled from current exhibitions, gallery favorites or a cross-section of their stable of artists."
Hamptons Art Hub - July 8, 2014
"The younger fair of the two, Art Market Hamptons is actually an expansion of Mr. Fishko’s similar events in San Francisco and Miami. On the East End, the intimate affair offers 40 coveted spots to contemporary art galleries from across the nation. This year, they will bring nearly 4,000 works ranging in value from $500 to $15,000 apiece, he said."
27east.com - July 9, 2014
"This weekend is all about the love affair that the Hamptons has withmodern art"
"This fair had a very different vibe. It was organized wisely and the spaces let you breathe a little."
Hamptons Art Hub - July 14, 2013
"...a few hundred feet away, artist Adam Stennett was quietly arranging his canvases in a much smaller structure."
Blouin Artinfo - July 13, 2013
"Bridgehampton was the center of the Hamptons art universe on Thursday night"
Hamptons Art Hub - July 13, 2013
"This gallery has an impressive range of work and it was a struggle to pick just one to feature in the article."
galleryIntell - July 12, 2013
"artMRKT Hamptons fine tuned their fair for this year, presenting beneath a single building with wide aisles, a separate VIP pavalion..."
Hamptons Art Hub - July 12, 2013
"The opening preview of artMRKT Hamptons in Bridgehampton yesterday not only revealed an exciting lineup of galleries and artists, the event is also serving up some pretty delicious grub."
Dan's Papers - July 12, 2013
“You’ve got an educated audience that is interested, and they’re relaxed, they’ve got some free time, so it’s a good moment to get them involved in the conversation,” says artMRKT cofounder and director Max Fishko."
Blouin Artinfo - July 12, 2013
"artMRKT opened on Thursday night to crowds happy to take in the art in the various gallery booths and other related performances and activities."
East Hampton Star - July 12, 2013
"Didn’t make it to Basel or FIAC this year? Not to worry. Some of the most prominent international and U.S. galleries have taken booths at our Hamptons summer art fairs."
Dan's Papers - July 12, 2013
"For art, dumplings, and possible rock-legend sightings, head to the third annual artMRKT Hamptons"
New York Magazine - July, 01, 2013
"While it may have been a hot summer day (with beautiful blue skies), indoors at the 2nd annual art MRKT Hamptons, it was cool with plenty of water-themed art works."
Examiner - August 16, 2012
"The well-heeled Hamptons crowd strolled through the tent on the Bridgehampton Historical Society grounds -- some with canine pals in tow -- scooping up works ranging from sculpture to works on paper, to paintings and photography."
Art Daily - August, 01, 2012
"Max Fishko, who founded the fair with Jeffrey Wainhause in 2011, said in a release that this year’s event “once again proved that there is a need and a great opportunity for a contemporary fair like artMRKT.”
The East Hampton Star - July 31, 2012
"The second annual artMRKT Hamptons alighted last week drawing larger crowds than last year."
Hamptons Art Hub - July 26, 2012
"This weekend the second-annual artMRKT Hamptons took over the grounds of theBridgehampton Historical Society, and between trips to the ice cream shop across the street we had a look at the art fair’s impressive sophomore outing."
ARTINFO - July 23, 20132
"The second edition of artMRKT Hamptons opened last night to a lively crowd of summering art enthusiasts on the grounds of theBridgehampton Historical Society in the heart of the Hamptons."
Whitehot Magazine - July, 20, 2012
"Collectors, decorators, and art enthusiasts take note, you may have to move tennis up this weekend if you’re going to squeeze in the second annual ArtMRKT Hamptons."
The Standard - July, 20, 2012
"Underscoring artMRKT's commitment to the visitor experience and good neighbor support of local non-profits, this year's Opening Night Preview on Thursday, July 19 will benefit the Parrish Art Museum."
Hamptons.com Editors Choice - July, 19, 2012
"Make sure to swing by Thursday's opening party, which features summer barbecue by Brooklyn chef and Wolfgang Puck-alum Leon Gunn."
Guest of a Guest - July, 18, 2012
"If you’re a seasoned art collector living in New York—we hear there are quite a few of them—you might want to think about taking a trip out of the city this weekend for the second annual artMRKT Hamptons"
Art Business News - July, 18, 2012
"Forty U.S. galleries will offer their wares at this contemporary-focused fair. Among the exhibitors are New York’s P.P.O.W., DC Moore and Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. galleries, as well as some favorites from the area, like East Hampton’s Halsey Mckay and Eric Firestone."
Gallerist - July 17, 2012
“A few reasons why the summer is a good time and why the Hamptons is a good place has to do with the strong connection to New York,” Mr. Fishko said during a telephone interview last Tuesday."
27east.com - July 14, 2012
"With artMRKT Productions, it’s all about the galleries and the visitors. This high touch level of service sets artMRKT apart from other fairs."
Scene Magazine - July 12, 2012
Second Annual ArtMRKT Hamptons set to hit the beach
"“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.”
ArtDaily - June 28, 2012
" I spent the afternoon there yesterday, and was generally very impressed with the overall quality of the work, and relieved by the modest but attentive attendance and spaciously hung booths."
The L Magazine - July 18, 2011
"At the Forum Gallery booth was a sophisticated selection of works by gallery artists, including the veteran Italian idealist-realist Carlo Maria Mariani, who is currently exhibiting in the Italian pavilion at the Venice Biennale, has a new book out from Skira and has his first show scheduled at Forum in November."
artnet - July 17, 2011
"THE smell of oil paint in the Bridgehampton air will barely have dissipated from one art fair before another begins this week. The inaugural artMRKT Hamptons, to be held from Thursday to July 17 on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society..."
New York Times - July 08, 2011
"It's no wonder that art fairs are sprouting up where many New York collectors decamp for the summer."
Wall Street Journal - July 08, 2011
"artMRKT Productions, the Brooklyn-based organizer of contemporary and modern art fairs, will be sticking its flag in the Hamptons this summer for their inaugural artMRKT Hamptons, which will be open July 14-17 at the Bridgehampton Historical Society."
The New York Observer - July 01, 2014
"For his fair, “we worked hard to present an interesting group with nothing to put people off or confuse anyone. At art fairs, while people buy different-size booths and lay them out differently, everyone looks the same. If a reputable gallery that works hard representing artists for a significant period of time is next to a fly-by-night dealer that does not have that credibility, the collector is confused and may buy something that does not have the same lasting value."
East Hampton Star - June 30, 2011
“The Hamptons provides one of the most unique settings in the country where the ideas, energy, and excitement generated and shared by artists, dealers, and collectors is exceptional,” noted Max Fishko."
ArtfixDaily.com - June 21, 2011