…My gallery has NO intentions showing with Seafair.
Please make sure this statement is also released on your blog.
God, Seafair might be a bigger stinker than we imagined! We don’t know why Hasson was placed on the list of applicants if, as he suggests, he had no interest in the fair, but the dealer’s statement certainly seems to indicate that the fair pads their exhibitors list with galleries who have declined them. That’s not a good sign.
UPDATE: FROM MOTI HASSON via COMMENTS
Just to clear the air. We certainly have nothing against the fair. we were approached by them a year & half ago and invited to join their “ever growing list” (and they named many good names).
we did deposit $ 500, only to find out later that the “ever growing list” was not what was presented to me, and the sales rep was replaced”¦..
so we asked for our money back(and got it), a year ago.
I did e-mail the exhibitor relations people last week(they promised to pull my name off of the site).
so, Kudos and good sailing to all our caviar munching patrons”¦.