The second artMRKT Hamptons, hosted by the Bridgehampton Historical Society featured 35 contemporary and modern galleries from across the U.S, from July 19 through 22 , 2012.

The focus was on new works by contemporary artists, most of whom are mid career or emerging, although a few galleries included secondary market works.

Kim McCarty,

Untitled (Maroon Girl Looking Down) (2011)

Watercolor On Paper

30h x 23w in

at Morgan Lehman booth

Benefiting the Parrish Art Museum, Brooklyn chef Leon Gunn welcomed the Parrish Art Museum members, donors and board to a well-attended preview event barbecue on Thursday, July 19th.

Helen Altman's Sea Turtle

Helen Altman

Sea Turtle, 2012

torch drawing on paper 22 1/2 x 22″

at DCKT Contemporary booth

The fair presented an opportunity for Hamptonites to furnish their second homes while discovering artists and art. The majority of the works displayed reflected the financial times we live in, as they were smaller and portable, rather that the huge paintings that cab be eye catching, but costly for a gallery to transport to a fair and generally more expensive works by an artist.

Images above included courtesy the galleries.

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