The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial

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The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial
Curated by: Bob Nickas

12395 Main Rd
East Marion, New York
July 9th, 2011 - September 5th, 2011
Opening: July 9th, 2011 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

long island/hamptons


Martos Gallery is pleased to announce "The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial," a group exhibition organized by Bob Nickas, opening on Saturday, July 9, from 2-8 PM, and continuing through Sept. 5, 2011. The exhibition will take place inside and on the grounds of an 1860 farmhouse located at 112 Sagaponack Road, in Bridgehampton, New York, and features works by thirty-eight artists, including:

John M Armleder — Richard Aldrich — Barry X Ball — Lisa Beck — Jules de Balincourt

Sascha Braunig — Graham Caldwell — Anne Collier — Trisha Donnelly — Ryan Foerster

Wayne Gonzales — Stefan Gunn — Guyton\Walker — Rachel Harrison — Mary Heilmann

Matthew Higgs — Jacob Kassay — Bill Komoski — Louise Lawler — David Malek — Chris

Martin — Justin Matherly — Joseph Montgomery — Olivier Mosset — Amy O'Neill — Virginia

Overton — Mai-Thu Perret — Ben Schumacher — Davina Semo — Alan Shields — Keith

Sonnier — Aaron Suggs — Josh Tonsfeldt — John Tremblay — Andra Ursuta — Dan Walsh

Elaine Cameron Weir — B Wurtz

Many of the works will be site-specific, having been made expressly for the exhibition, or are being shown for the first time. The title of the show is meant as a playful nod to the large scale international events which continue to multiply: there are, in point of fact, numerous biennials and triennials occurring from year to year. "The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial" is intended as a one-time exhibition — as Nickas remarks, "just for the fun of it" — and it follows a show that he organized with Martos Gallery last summer, quoting Jack Smith, "Wait For Me at the Bottom of the Pool."