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In San Francisco, the art tribes and clans celebrate

The Art Market, at which so many local and out-of-town galleries were together in one place for the weekend, enabled visitors in one fell swoop to visit the galleries that have migrated from the once-centralized Union Square district to the Tenderloin and DoReMi (Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Mission).
​San Francisco Chronicle - May 1, 2016


Art Fair Weekend Preview

Art Market SF, having thrived amidst speculation as to whether San Francisco could support even one art fair, much less the five it presently hosts, last year attracted more than 25,000 visitors over five days and chalked up strong sales at every price point. - April 26, 2016


9 Don't Miss Style Events, April 24 – May 1, SFGate 

Explore a diverse selection of contemporary and modern art exhibited by nearly 70 galleries from the Bay Area to New York and beyond at the annual Art Market San Francisco. April 27-May 1. Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Blvd., S.F. - April 27, 2016


A Makeshift Guide to This Weekend’s Art Fairs: Parking Lot Art Fair, Art Market, & stARTup Art Fair

This is the big daddy art fair of the weekend. It’s run by Art Market Productions, a group that’s been around since 2011 and is responsible for six major art fairs: Art on Paper NY, Art Market San Francisco, Art Market Hamptons, Seattle Art Fair, Texas Contemporary, and Miami Project. All these fairs are top notch in the contemporary art world and draw international exhibitors.
SFSTATION - April 26, 2016


SFC&G Cultivations

Art Market San Francisco returns to Fort Mason this month with nearly 70 top galleries from the Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York and beyond. The contemporary art fair’s local exhibitors include Catharine Clark, Brian Gross and Ever Gold galleries.
San Francisco Cottages and Gardens (SFC&G) - April 12, 2016


ArtMRKT SF Benefit Preview Reception

Attendees perused presentations from more than 70 galleries against a backdrop of soul music spun by DJs of the Hard French Crew while munching on bites by McCalls Catering and Events. The 2015 Benefit Preview Reception raised over $80,000 in support of the New Art Acquisitions.
San Francisco Magazine - May 22, 2015 


Contemporary Art Playfully Engages at Art Market San Francisco 2015

The high-energy—and well-attended—show provided the opportunity for art lovers and collectors to engage with some fantastic pieces offered by a diverse group of domestic and international artists (and their dealers). - May 18, 2015


Contemporary Art in San Francisco: The Art Market Fair

a stunning representation of the contemporary field, and of what artists are up to in the here and now.
The Culture Trip - May 2015


Art Market San Francisco Benefit Preview Reception

SFGate - May 11, 2015


Art Fairs of All Kinds: Art Market and Parking Lots

With 25,000 people in attendance, Kelly Freeman of Art Market says it was a strong year, “Bay Area collectors have grown accustomed to art fairs and the galleries keep coming back.” 
KQED - May 7, 2015


Recap: Art Market San Francisco 2015

An impressive display of contemporary art from all over the world, this year’s fair diversified its selection of galleries and improved its overall presentation. 
HI FRUCTOSE - May 5, 2015


Art Market San Francisco 2015

Art Market San Francisco returns to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this April 29 – May 3, marking its fifth edition as the Bay Area’s leading modern and contemporary art fair.
Warholian - April 29, 2015


San Francisco Art Fairs This Weekend

I was impressed by the turn-out during an age when most people seem to care less and less about art in general.
Do The Bay - April 29, 2015


Q&A With Art Market San Francisco's Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause

Depict spoke with Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause about highlights from this year’s artists and galleries, tips for navigating the art fair, and how Art Market celebrates San Francisco’s tradition of collaboration. - April 28, 2015


Down By The Bay

The Bay Area’s big art fair, Art Market San Francisco, opens on April 29.
Architectural Digest - April 29, 2015


The Best In Modern And Contemporary Art Comes To Fort Mason For Art Market San Francisco

Considered the Bay Area’s must-attend modern and contemporary art extravaganza, the event will include avante-garde presentations and installations from 70+ top galleries around the world.  
California Home + Design - April 27, 2015


Art Market San Francisco

Lost in SF - April 2015


Down By The Bay

The fair, mounted by Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause’s Brooklyn-based Art Market Productions (also responsible for Market Art + Design, Miami Project, Texas Contemporary, the Seattle Art Fair, and the new Art on Paper show in New York), will offer top-quality modern and contemporary art as well as artist presentations, talks by curators and designers, and other special programming. 
Art & Antiques - April, 2015


Sneak Peak Number One of Art Market San Francisco

Examiner - April 18, 2015


New Exhibitors and Innovative Programming Ahead for Art Market San Francisco

Art Market San Francisco has evolved into a cultural happening, an extension of a network of partnerships that has shaped ?the fair into? a city-wide event.
ARTFIXdaily - March 26, 2015


Art Market San Francisco to Open at Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco has evolved into a cultural happening, an extension of a network of partnerships that has shaped ?the fair into? a city-wide event.
7x7 - March 9, 2015


Art Market San Francisco

Art Market San Francisco will return to the beautiful Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this April 29 - May 3 to celebrate its fifth edition as the Bay Area's leading contemporary and modern art fair.
ARTFIXdaily - February 24, 2015


Max Fishko Interviewed on KTVU

Interviewed on Bay Area People
KTVU- San Francisco, May 2014


ArtMRKT: The game’s in the name

"The Paul Thiebaud Gallery has a wonderful wall full of small paintings by Philadelphian David Fertig. plus a splendid Grace Munakata painting and other treasures. Traywick Contemporary brings to light the keenly thought, beautifully made abstract sculptures of Bay Area artist David Fought."
San Francisco Chronicle SFGate - May 16, 2014


Bay Area visual arts picks, May 18

"Art fairs have taken over the world, but San Francisco's future as a venue for them remains in doubt with brick-and-mortar galleries being squeezed out by surging rents for commercial space."
San Francisco Chronicle SFGate - May 15, 2014


Sneak Peek! SFC&G is proud to present the Collectors Lounge at Art Market San Francisco

"Arkitektura tapped local designer Philip Wood to curate the space, who says of its concept, "From a design perspective I wanted to highlight the furniture as objects, not just as seating. For designers like myself, furniture is almost a medium in it's own right. Arkitektura represents the best in the world, and I wanted to give people an opportunity to see how inspiring these pieces are.”
SFC&G - May 14, 2014


Designers Curate Art Market San Francisco

"We asked five of San Francisco's leading designers to curate the Fair and select the pieces that most resonated with them. Over the next five days, please join us as we share Designers Curate Art Market San Francisco."
SFC&G - May 14, 2014


10 Artists to Know at Art Market San Francisco 2014

"With more than 70 galleries offering up their best of local, national and international art, Art Market San Francisco 2014 is the one of the best places to be this year when it comes to west coast exhibitions. With so much damn good art in one locale, we had to dig deeper to find out who the ten hottest artists would be."
Société Perrier - May 13, 2014

Preview 1 of Art Market 2014 San Francisco

"With the recent Silicon Valley art fair turning out to be a complete dud, there is hope that this year’s fair will better represent what the art world has to offer to the tech-set of San Francisco." - May 7, 2014


artMRKT 2013

"The 2013 showing of artMRKT in San Francisco opened to a staggering 6,000 guests in May, and had to turn away 500, raising approximately $30,000 for artMRKT beneficiary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s New Acquisition Fund."
SFLuxe - June 13, 2013 



"With a fresh mix of established and up and coming galleries, artMRKT seems to have found its sweet spot."
Art Nerd New York - May 24, 2013


The Artist As Philanthropist: Motors Of Innovation and Change

"It wasn’t until I walked through the expansive array of visual art, curated by ArtMarket in Fort Mason, San Francisco that I saw how disturbingly precise art’s commentary on culture and society can be."
Lipstick & Politics - May 22, 2013


Recap: ArtMRKT in San Francisco

"With a slew of international exhibitors present, the fair offered an array of visual bounty."
Hi-Fructose - May 21, 2013


10 Things We Learned at artMKRT San Francisco

"A healthy mix of old and new, you could find historically important works, as well as relevant contemporary pieces and projects leaving you visually and artistically stimulated."
Société Perrier - May 20, 2013


Ready, Set, Art Fair!

"...exhibitors are always happy to chat with attendees, whether you’re in the market or just browsing"
ArtSlant - May 16, 2013


Contemporary Art in San Francisco: Two Fairs to Check Out This Weekend

"artMRKT, an annual art fair with deep-pocketed Silicon Valley patrons, opens tonight with a reception benefitting the city's art museums."
Conde Nast Traveler - May 16, 2013


Fair Play

"The fair's Collector's Lounge will be showing Arnold's video created to accompany the richly saturated, haunting landscape photos that will be showing offsite at the gallery."
San Francisco Bay Guardian - May 14, 2013


Check This Out: artMRKT & ArtPad Return To S.F. This Week

"Our very own miniature version of Art/Basel, dubbed artMRKT, returns this week in a somewhat larger form at the Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion. "
SFist - May 13, 2013


 A Conversation with artMRKT’s Max Fishko

"Q: What makes for a successful art fair?  What are the ingredients? A: The most important thing is the dealers."
Square Cylinder - May 09, 2013


HOT SPOT Art Fair Weekend

"39,500 Estimated total number of visitors to the three art fairs, including opening receptions."
San Francisco Chronicle - May 27, 2012


ArtMRKT Weekend Recap

"Take a look at some of our favorite work from ArtMRKT."
Hi-Fructose - May 23, 2012


Fair Game: Is San Francisco a Player in This Art Arena?

"The next day, over at artMRKT, a slicker presentation in a more conventional setting, things seemed solid..."

Huffington Post - May 22, 2012


SF Art Fairs 2012

"There was notable work exhibited across all venues, from both local and national spaces."
Art Practical - May 21, 2012


Photo Feature: artMRKT San Francisco

"The fair offered not only a chance to view a wealth of modern and contemporary art shown by participating galleries, but enriching arts events, projects, and seminars."
San Francisco Art Beat - May 21, 2012



"...this year's showing was also SF's most eclectic."
Juxtapoz - May 20, 2012


ArtMRKT San Francisco ’12 – “Highlights”

"the perfect mixture to get you in the mood for buying art!"
ArrestedMotion - May 20, 2012


Art Fairs Descend Upon San Francisco This Week

"...featuring a wide-range of galleries including LeBasse (showing Dave Kinsey, above and below here), Eli Ridgway, Rena Bransten, and Park Life..."
Juxtapoz - May 17, 2012


Art fair weekend 2012 in San Francisco

"...arrived on the scene last year for the first time and made quite a splash by gathering a large number of the major dealers from San Francisco and a number of notable out of town galleries as well." - May 16, 2012


Battle by the Bay: San Francisco Fine Art Fair and artMRKT San Francisco Go Head-to-Head This Week

"I’d rather we be known as a company that can successfully create new brands.”
ArtInfo - May 16, 2012


A Conversation with Max Fishko

"I think that fairs as a marketplace are increasingly relevant for the curatorial and institutional community. [Fairs] continue to grow as platforms for development, catalysts for attendance and showcases for new work."
de Young / FAMSF Blog - May 12, 2012


Art Fair City

"ArtMRKT boasted 13,000 visitors over its three days."
San Francisco Bay Guardian - May 31, 2011


The San Francisco Triple Fair Affair

"There were far more recognizable contemporary galleries and generally a smoother cohesion of work from booth to booth. "
KQED - NPR / PBS - May 24, 2011


artMRKT Takes Over San Francisco 

"artMRKT could be just the thing to finally shine a spotlight on San Francisco's vibrant arts scene."
Elle Magazine - May 19, 2011



"ArtMRKT is positioning itself as a “higher-end" fair, opening with a benefit party for the UCSF Medical Center."
artnet - May 18, 2011


San Francisco Offers Three Charms in Bid to Make Fair Circuit

"People love to be in San Francisco; it's a beautiful place," artMRKT co-organizer Max Fishko told A.i.A."
Art in America - May 13, 2011


SF’s ‘Art Mecca Weekend’: May 19-22

"His strategy: “create more collectors by bringing in more good galleries and by creating diversity.” - May 11, 2011


Contemporary Art Finds a Renaissance in San Francisco

"There's something different about this fair."
San Francisco Magazine - April 26, 2011


artMRKT to launch modern, contemporary art fair

"In many ways we are trying to push the boundaries of what it means to create a temporary marketplace for fine art. Foremost artMRKT is about the art, however it is also about the ideas, the energy, and the excitement that are harnessed and shared by everyone involved."
Stark Insider - February 11, 2011


artMRKT San Francisco Aims to Be a Premiere International Art Fair

"In its inaugural year, the show will combine a selection of leading galleries with a thoughtful program of art events and exhibitions at the fair venue and throughout the city." - December 27, 2010