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The Montauk radar tower when it was installed in 1958 East Hampton Star Archive
A scene from when Montauk was armed and dangerousEast Hampton Star Archive
An image from a trailer for "Montauk" posted on YouTube

An image of Dianne Benson in Issey Miyake silks from 1982 from her collection of Peter Hujar photographs, some of which are in this week's photography sale at Christie's auction house and on view through Thursday. Peter Hujar Photos
The Philip Glass Ensemble outfitted in clothes from Ms. Benson's Dianne B. store from 1984
"Ethyl Eichelberger for Dianne B. in Jean Paul Gaultier," 1981
" 'If Only I Spoke French' (Greer Lankton in Jean-Charles de Castelbajac sheets)," from 1983, is a lot of two images. The one on the right is featured on the cover of the Christie's auction catalog.
"Blanket in the Famous Chair," from 1983, from Ms. Benson's collection, is part of the "Peter Hujar: Speed of Life" exhibition at the Morgan Library.Peter Hujar Archive, LLC/Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Christina Choe participated in the 2014 Screenwriters Lab, where her script for "Nancy," an award-winning feature film at this year's Sundance Film Festival, was honed. It is scheduled for release in theaters this year.

The Halsey McKay booth at the Armory Show during a quiet moment Ryan Wallace
The scene at Rental Gallery at NADA on Thursday with Joel Mesler second from the rightJennifer Landes
Michelle Stuart's "Palimpsests" at Leslie Tonkonow's space at Independent
Michael Goldberg's "Dune House I" from 1958 was painted during the eight-year period when he was in East Hampton. It is on view at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery's booth at the Armory Show.
Josephine Meckseper in Timothy Taylor's Independent space
A painting by Ryan Wallace at Susan Inglett Gallery's booth at NADA

Andrea Grover and Harris Yulin during the cocktail hour looking south from Rockefeller Center Dane DuPuis
The History of Art Band performing during the dinner, which honored Audrey Flack, center, singing and playing banjo.Dane DuPuis
Gail Sheehy and Michele CohenPatrick McMullan
The cast of Guild Hall's upcoming production of "Romeo and Juliet" had a red carpet moment.Patrick McMullan
Emanuele Fiore, Kelly Bensimon, and Richard SteinbergPatrick McMullan
Eric Fischl, the academy president, was a co-host for the evening.Patrick McMullan
Sheri Sandler, the recipient of the award for leadership, with Audrey Flack, who was given a lifetime achievement award in visual arts.Patrick McMullan
Arcmanoro Niles and Iris Smyles, two of Guild Hall's first artists in residence. Ms. Smyles was one of the evening's co-hosts.Patrick McMullan
G.E. Smith, a former music director of “Saturday Night Live” and an Amagansett resident, performed at Monday’s gala.Dane DuPuis
An amused Rainbow Room crowd, including the novelist Frederic Tuten, rear.Dane DuPuis

Gary Oldman, who played Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour," one of the Hamptons International Film Festival selections, won the best actor Oscar on Sunday. Focus Features
Jordan Peele, second from left, took part in a panel discussion of his film "Get Out" at the film festival in October. He won for best original screenplay. Jackie Pape
Allison Janney played Tonya Harding's mother in "I, Tonya," a role that won her an Oscar on Sunday.Neon
Richard Jenkins and Sally Hawkins, who were both nominated for their roles, were part of the 13 nominations that "The Shape of Water" received. It won best picture, best director, best production design, and best score.Fox SearchlIght Pictures

Shannon Lawlor's 2016 poster The Hampton Classic

"Call Me by Your Name" received nominations for best picture, best actor, best adapted screenplay, and best song.

Frances McDormand won a best actress Golden Globe on Sunday for her work in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," which also won the best picture award for drama. It was screened in October at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Diane Kruger in "In the Fade," a HIFF selection that won best foreign film at the Golden Globes.

"The Night Cafe" is one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings brought to life in the film "Loving Vincent," part of a new winter film series selected by HIFF and to be shown at Guild Hall.
A scene from "Faces Places" with the artist JR and the filmmaker Agnes Varda