2016 Press Releases

Art Hamptons Closes 9th Edition June 23-26, Bridgehampton

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Art Hamptons 2016. Photo: Annie Watt, courtesy Art Hamptons.

July 11, 2016 (New York, NY) – Art Hamptons concluded its 9th edition on June 26, reporting strong attendance and sales. Returning for the second time to a private estate in Bridgehampton, the Hamptons’ longest running fair demonstrated its strength as a leading modern and contemporary art fair, drawing crowds of roughly 6,500 attendees throughout the weekend. In its first year under the leadership of Urban Expositions, the 2016 edition included a significant number of returning exhibitors – with nearly 70% returning from previous years, alongside new exhibitors, including a contingent of Cuban galleries. Art Hamptons 2016 closed on a high note Sunday, with the majority of exhibitors reporting robust sales, and guests enjoying the luxurious location behind the hedges on the private estate grounds of Maria and Kenneth Fishel – amongst some of the most exclusive real estate the Hamptons has to offer. (more…)

Art Hamptons Opens Ninth Edition

2016 opening pressJune 24, 2016 (Bridgehampton, NY) – Art Hamptons opened its 9th edition on June 23, 2016, returning as the area’s longest running fine art fair and kicking off the summer art and social season with its annual First Look and VIP Opening Night Preview. Nearly 2,000 attendees representing the pillars of Hamptons society and art patronage filled the 40,000 sq. ft. tented pavilion – located on the estate grounds of Maria and Kenneth Fishel – to get a preview of the 56 exhibitors from 11 countries, presenting works of modern and contemporary art. (more…)

Art Hamptons Announces Host Committee

ahnewMarch 31, 2016 (New York, NY) – Art Hamptons, the premier international art fair of the Hamptons is pleased to announce details of the Opening Night Preview benefit and formation of its inaugural Host Committee.

The Opening Night Preview of Art Hamptons taking place on Thursday, June 23 at 5pm will benefit LongHouse Reserve of East Hampton, and the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. The inaugural Host Committee will be co-chaired by Jack Lenor Larsen, internationally regarded textile designer, author, collector and one of the world’s foremost advocates of traditional and (more…)

Art Hamptons Announces New Dates for 9th Edition

12717778_1683816305231862_1652542014562127569_nMarch 2, 2016 (New York, NY) – Urban Expositions is delighted to announce new dates for the 9th edition of Art Hamptons, the original fine art fair of the Hamptons. The public dates for the fair are confirmed to take place June 23 -26, 2016, with an invitation-only preview on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 5pm. The 2016 event will commence in Bridgehampton, NY at the private estate grounds of Maria and Kenneth Fishel, located at 900 Lumber Lane and Scuttle Hole Rd., the host venue for the 2015 edition of Art Hamptons. (more…)

Closing 8th Edition With Record Attendance and Sales

hamptons ny contemporary artPress Release | June 7, 2015

July 6, 2015 (New York, NY) – ArtHamptons concluded its 8th edition over 4th of July weekend, reporting massive attendance and record sales. With new dates and a new location in Bridgehampton, the Hamptons’ longest running fair demonstrated its strength as a leading modern and contemporary art fair, drawing crowds of roughly 12,000 attendees over the course of July 2­5, 2015. A record 5,000 attendees visited on July 4th alone, (more…)