Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Scoop on Scope

Scope Art Fair is descending on the Hamptons this weekend. Alexis Hubshman and his traveling art fair arrives on the Hamptons scene this weekend for its 4th year . This is the perfect opportunity for beginning and experienced art collectors. Scope Hamptons features 50 galleries from around the world and delivers the perfect snapshot of the state of emerging and cutting edge contempary art.
Scope Art Fair brings its International Contemporary Art Fair to its East Hampton Summer Home on Industrial Road in Wainscott.
Scope’s continued mission is to turn viewers into users. Founded in 2002, Scope gives a view of the contemporary art-world available nowhere else. Scope international art fairs present up-and-coming dealers, curators, and artists, alongside museum quality programming.

With over 40 international established and emerging contemporary galleries from over 20 countries, SCOPE will present a full schedule of special events, performances and screenings, alongside museum-quality programming, creating what has become “The Hamptons Weekend of Art.”Introducing artists, curators, and cutting-edge galleries to new audiences internationally has made SCOPE the most comprehensive destination for the emerging art world available anywhere. With fairs in Miami, Basel, New York, London and the Hamptons, SCOPE is proud to be an influential presence in the expanding global art market. Alexis Hubshman is the founder and President of Scope Art Fair Inc. a privately held international contemporary art fair. In 1997, Hubshman co-founded RARE Art Properties, Inc., the first contemporary art gallery to show emerging artists in New York's Meat Packing District. Since 2002 Scope has produced nineteen art fairs in New York, Miami, London, Los Angeles and The Hamptons. Hubshman plans to bring Scope to Basel, St. Moritz, and Palm Beach. Scope gives a view of the contemporary art world that is not available anywhere else. Scope international fairs present up-and-coming dealers, curators, and artists, alongside museum quality programming. (www.scope-art.com) A graduate of Bard College (1992), and a native New Yorker with a growing interest in local politics, Hubshman is also an inventor who founded Wedgee, LLC in 1994 and holds a utility
for a product used by in-line skaters.
Scope Hamptons will be open for viewing Thursday, from 5 to 8pm., Friday and Saturday, from noon to 8pm.

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