The past two years were a period of rediscovery for the artist as she worked on the exhibition, “Michelle Stuart: Drawn From Nature,” on view at the Parrish Art Museum through Oct. 27
In her Amagansett studio, Michelle Stuart often works with Lola, her dog, by her side. She uses the white walls as her canvas and idea laboratory for her palimpsest photo-grid compositions.
"Ring of Fire," 2008-2010
"Earth Diptych," 1969
"Earth Box," 1969
"Moray Hill," 1973
A mannequin in a red dress with a vintage necklace is set in an alcove surrounded by East Hampton scenes, including the Maidstone Club.
Durell Godfrey, photos, unless otherwise noted.
A woman’s red bathing suit in wool was borrowed from the Bridgehampton Historical Society for the Jazz Age show.
A bootleg bottle of whiskey, its contents intact, was found in the 1922 wreck of the Lizzie D. by Steve Bulenda and Dennis Knopp in 1978.
Maude Sherwood Jewett, the mother of Camilla Jewett, in her studio creating a plaster cast for a birdbath with a heron base.
This tomato-red dress has matching front and back beaded panels and was worn by Margaret Sholly Hostetter. The girl’s dress was lent by the Bridgehampton Historical Society and has inset lace. It is styled with adult accessories as if the child-size mannequin were playing dress-up.
A detail of a photograph showing Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, left, and her mother at a horse show in East Hampton where they won third prize in the family class.Associated Press
Ice buckets and drink shakers from the period add a bit of cocktail party effervescence to the exhibit.
John A. Roosevelt, one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's children, second from left, visited East Hampton in 1933 while FDR was president. He is seated with, from left, Mary Peck, John M. Graham, and Dorothy Ordway.Associated Press
A view of the installation offers a chance to see how the exhibit is organized and presented.
Period details, such as this Art Deco-style ceramic vase, add spirit and beauty to the installation.
The actress has appeared in at least 40 film and television productions.
Emily Mortimer’s Amagansett style is as laid back and low key as her life here, devoted mostly to swimming and family.
As chairman, Mickey Straus oversaw the renovation of the museum, theater, education center, and administration offices and led the capital campaign to finance that work
Guild Hall elected a new board chairman, Marty Cohen.
Guild Hall bade a fond farewell to Mickey Straus, seen with Ruth Appelhof and Michelle Murphy Strada, right, who was commissioned to paint Guild Hall for Mr. Straus as a retirement present. Barbara Jo Howard and Durell Godfrey Photos
The work of John Koch is featured in “Between Realities,” a new show at the Peter Marcelle Gallery in Bridgehampton.
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The film, “The Short Game,” was the South by Southwest Film Festival’s 2013 Audience Award winner for best documentary feature
Josh Greenbaum, inset left, directed “The Short Game,” a cinematic documentary about very young golf competitors, including Augustin Valery from Paris, a grandson of Paul Valery, the French poet.
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