East Marion, New York
There’s no sign. An address painted on a rock marks a narrow driveway leading to Jason Metcalf’s “historical” plaque commemorating ancient red-haired giants who may never have lived here. Beyond lies the combined summer home/gallery of Chelsea art dealer Jose Martos, artist Servane Mary, and their three-year-old son. Sequestered by preserved wetlands hugging Dam’s Pond, this 10-acre Victorian estate in East Marion, New York, gazes toward Great Peconic Bay, which separates the East End’s South Fork—and its Hampton celebrity—from its bucolic North Fork neighbor. Martos, drawn to an idyllic community where downplaying one’s assets is the local creed, invited independent curator Bob Nickas to organize “LAT. 41° 7’ N., LONG. 72° 19’ W.”… see the entire review in the print version of March’s Sculpture magazine.