The East End’s oldest art and design fair is making a comeback in the Hamptons. After last year’s fair and all other art exhibitions for 2020 were presented exclusively online, Market Art + Design returns to the Bridgehampton Museum from August 12-15.
As the list of 80 respected galleries from around the world rivals that of the 2019 event, this year’s fair showcases a transformed arts community, a community that has lived through a year like we’ve never seen before coming together. to support artists, gallery owners and art lovers. The galleries of the 11th edition of Market Art + Design have proven their resilience and importance to the communities they serve.
Let’s meet some of the most anticipated participating galleries from the East End Fair and beyond.
An annual winner in the Dan’s Best of the Best Hamptons Art Gallery category, the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton is known for its provocative contemporary paintings, photography, mixed media and sculpture. Owners Andrea McCafferty and Kat O’Neill seek to impress visitors to Market Art + Design with a wide range of artistic mediums, from blown glass and LEGO art to classics from artists such as Chad Knight, Joseph Kraham, Jane Waterous, Seek Un, Lynn Savarese, Russell Young, Craig Alan and others.
With locations in New York and East Hampton, Chase Contemporary was founded in 2017 by former owner of Symbolic Motor Company and RM Auctions Bernie Chase and quickly gained worldwide recognition with its wide assortment of works by contemporary masters and emerging artists.
Located in Greenport, the North Fork Art Center, VSOP Projects showcases its evolving collection of vintage, contemporary and modern artwork, designer items and beautiful furniture year-round.
Closed for over 25 years, AB NY Gallery recently relaunched in East Hampton with director Sarah Scribner at the helm. She intends to collaborate with other galleries, curators and brands and support charitable causes in favor of the arts.
Founded in 2014, the mission of the Quogue Gallery is to showcase artistic excellence by showcasing the art of emergence to leading modernist artists, as well as discovering abstract expressionist works that may have passed through to through the cracks of history.
Home to contemporary and 20th century works by emerging, established and top-notch artists, the MM Fine Art Southampton welcomes visitors year round and contributes to the village’s growing reputation as an arts center for the Hamptons.
In 2004, the Mark Borghi Gallery opened in Bridgehampton after the resounding success of the gallery’s location in New York. The gallery has wowed its guests with works by Jean Michel Basquiat, Richard Prince, Christopher Wool, Roy Lichtenstein and Willem de Kooning, and it now intends to wow visitors to the Market Art + Design fair.
The Monika Olko Gallery in Sag Harbor focuses on unique and contemporary art and innovative exhibitions. The gallery has been a staple of the village’s cultural foundation for years.
With years of experience as an art consultant, Julie Keyes of the Keyes Art Gallery, based in Sag Harbor, has honed her talent for discovering and presenting masterpieces. The surprises that await him at his Market Art + Design table are sure to dazzle.
Chase Edwards Contemporary of Bridgehampton specializes in contemporary painting, sculpture and photography, representing international artists at various stages of their artistic careers. Under the direction of President Bonnie Edwards, the gallery recently opened a second location in Palm Beach.
Cutting-edge minimalism, colorful pop art, urban street art and more can be found at Karyn Mannix Contemporary in East Hampton. For their Market Art + Design exhibition, they will present works by Beth Barry, Dell Cullum, James Koskinas, Setha Low, Angela LaSalle, Gerald Gilberti and several other talented artists.
As one of South Florida’s oldest and most prestigious art galleries, New River Fine Art features original works and prints by Impressionist, 20th-century, post-war and contemporary masters. , and mid-career and emerging artists, making it the premier visual art gallery in South Florida. For Market Art + Design 2021, New River Fine Art exhibits at booth # C21 and presents works by Mr. Brainwash, Alex Gabriel Bernstein, Andrew Cotton, Estella Fransbergen, Pietro and Riccardo Ferro, Jennifer JL Jones, Takashi Murakami, Pose, Marlene Rose, Hunt Slonem and Bertil Vallien. The gallery infuses its impressive selection of masterpieces with new offerings from contemporary painters, sculptors and glass artists to create a collection that is both historically significant and current with today’s art market.
The French gallery Galerie L’Atelier will present works by Eric Ceccarini, Aldara Ortega, Cat Sirot, Jean-Michel Lenoir, Nicolas Auvray and others at this year’s event. The gallery provides an active working platform for artists, giving them the chance to present their works in many prestigious venues.
The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery in London has been in business for three decades, building an international reputation for innovation, individuality, energy and excellence. The gallery places special emphasis on Indigenous and non-Western artists.
Founded in Japan in 1996, the SEIZAN Gallery now has offices in Tokyo and New York, and a roster of nearly 50 contemporary artists and modern masters. It is safe to say that the Tokyo gallery is the furthest gallery from Art Market + Design.
Other galleries on the list from New York, Florida, Texas, California, Mexico, and Canada include 917 Fine Arts, Adamar Fine Arts, Ai Bo Gallery, Alessandro Berni Gallery, amArtHouse, Analog Contemporary, Andrei Art Gallery, ARDT Gallery, Art Bond NY, Art Unified, ArtBlend, Arte Collective, Bahr Gallery, Benrimon Editions, Burgess Modern + Contemporary, CAM Galería, Carousel Fine Art, Claire Carino Contemporary, Clark Priftis Art, Clark Gallery, Contempop Gallery , Contessa Gallery, DMD Contemporary, Evan Lurie Gallery, Galerie Fledermaus, Galleria Ca ‘d’Oro, Gallery 23 NY, Gallery M, George Billis Gallery, Gugsa Black Arts, Gürdal Bibo Fine Art, JD Gallery, JDLH Advisory, Joysetta & Julius Pearse African American Museum of Nassau County, Lawrence Fine Art, Lilac Gallery, Lynn Savarese Photography, M. Fine Arts Galerie, NYC Art Collective, Sponder Gallery, UEAST 75 Gallery and West Chelsea Contemporary.
With the redesigned fairground space creating wider aisles and public spaces, visitors can safely explore modern and contemporary art on display and can take a step back to really think about what it took to create and highlight the art on display. A selected VIP preview begins at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 12 and continues until the official opening night from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday August 15.
Market Art + Design takes place at the Bridgehampton Museum, located at 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. For tickets, visit artmarkethamptons.com/tickets.