Thursday, April 11, 2013



artMRKT Tickets
Available Online Now
Preview / Multi-Day / 1-Day
artMRKT San Francisco is taking place May 16th - 19th in its new location, the Fort Mason Center – Festival Pavilion. Now in its third year, artMRKT San Francisco will feature 70 galleries along with an exciting range of installations and public programs. Our Opening Night Preview benefiting the de Young and Legion of Honor, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, will take place on Thursday, May 16th from 6pm – 8pm. Tickets are available for purchase on our website and will give you exclusive first access to the show and VIP lounge as well as complimentary food and beverage. One-day and multi-day passes for general show hours are also available online at

New Location: Fort Mason Center
artMRKT San Francisco's new venue, Fort Mason Center - Festival Pavilion is easily accessible by car or public transportation. Over 1500 parking spots will be available for visitors within walking distance of the venue. Uber, Everyone's Private Driver, is offering $20 off for new riders attending artMRKT. Download the Uber app in the App Store or Google Play and sign up with the promo code "SFArtMRKT". Further directions and location information can be found at

Artist & Curator Discussions
artMRKT San Francisco will feature a number of exciting presentations during the fair including a talk by Richard Benefield, the Deputy Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, who will be speaking about their upcoming exhibition David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition and the use of new media in the artist's work. Julian Cox, Founding Curator of Photography and Chief Curator, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, along with Karen Jenkins-Johnson, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, and others will participate on a panel discussion that honors the legacy and the work of the late iconic artist and photojournalist Gordon Parks, who would have turned 100 on November 30, 2012. Parks is widely recognized as one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. Emma Acker, the Assistant Curator of American Art at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, will be holding a talk on the de Young's summer exhibition Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966. Together, exhibitors Catharine Clark Gallery and Edward Cella Art + Architecture will present a panel discussion on new media and technology in fine art.

Special Installations
In keeping with past shows, this year's artMRKT San Francisco will showcase a unique set of installations throughout the fair. Gering & Lopez Gallery will display a special edition sculptural installation of the Bay Lights Project by Leo Villareal. Swarm Gallery will bring artist Taro Hattori's large scale sculpture, Obscenity Version 1. ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network will present a large-scale light and sound installation, Datagrove, by award-winning San Francisco experimental architectural design and research firm Future Cities Lab. Datagrove translates local trending Twitter feeds into shifting patterns and intensities of light and sound that respond to the physical presence of people.

Exhibiting Galleries
Adler&Co. Gallery San Francisco
Brian Gross Fine Art San Francisco
b. sakata garo Sacramento
Catharine Clark Gallery San Francisco
Creativity Explored San Francisco
Cynthia Corbett Gallery London
Dolby Chadwick Gallery San Francisco
Eckert Fine Art New York
Edward Cella Art + Architecture Los Angeles
Eleanor Harwood Gallery San Francisco
Electric Works San Francisco
Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery San Francisco
Eli Ridgway Gallery San Francisco
Ever Gold Gallery / Park Life San Francisco
FOR-SITE Foundation San Francisco
Fouladi Projects San Francisco
Foster Gwin Gallery San Francisco
Gail Severn Gallery Sun Valley
Gallery Joe Philadelphia
Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco
Gallery Sam Oakland
Gering & Lopez Gallery New York
Greg Kucera Gallery Seattle
Hespe Gallery San Francisco
Jack Fischer Gallery San Francisco
Jen Beckman Gallery New York
Jenkins Johnson Gallery San Francisco / New York
Jordan Faye Contemporary Baltimore
Julie Nester Gallery Park City
Kala Gallery and Print Room Berkeley
Louis Klaitman Berkeley
Meyerovich Gallery San Francisco
Mindy Solomon Gallery St. Petersburg
Mirus Gallery San Francisco
Modernbook San Francisco
Modernism Inc. San Francisco
Muriel Guepin Gallery New York
Nancy Hoffman Gallery New York
Newzones Calgary
p|m Gallery Toronto
Patricia Sweetow Gallery San Francisco
Paul Thiebaud Gallery New York
Quint Contemporary Art La Jolla
Red Truck Gallery New Orleans
Rena Bransten Gallery San Francisco
Romer Young Gallery San Francisco
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art San Jose
Seager Gray Gallery Mill valley
SFMOMA Artists Gallery San Francisco
Shark's Ink Lyons
Skidmore Contemporary Art Santa Monica
Spoke Art San Francisco
Steven Zevitas Gallery Boston
Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts Mill Valley
Sundaram Tagore Gallery New York / Hong Kong / Singapore
Susan Teller Gallery New York
Swarm Gallery Oakland
Tanner | Hill Gallery Chattanooga
Timothy Yarger Fine Art Beverly Hills
Traywick Contemporary Berkeley
Walter Bischoff Galerie Germany
Zemack Contemporary Art Gallery Tel Aviv

We are pleased to present a special project curated by Oakland Art Murmur featuring Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Manna Gallery, Mercury 20, PHOTO, Shadravan's Art, Slate Contemporary and Vessel Gallery.

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