“Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction” spans the years following World War II through the late 1960s
Artworks with South Fork ties in the “Making Space” exhibition include, above, Lynda Benglis’s “Embryo II‚” from 1967, below, Joan Mit­chell’s “Ladybug‚” from 1957. Museum of Modern Art, Estate of JoanMitchell
Also with South Fork ties, Lee Bontecou’s “Untitled‚” from 1961. Benglis Image Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.

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The Sara Nightingale Gallery’s “Open Garden” exhibition will feature its first showing of work by Judy Mannarino, whose painting “Daisy Noose,” above, will be on view.

At the Sylvester Manor Living Room on Shelter Island

At the East Hampton Presbyterian Church

Sarah Hunnewell began directing for the Hampton Theatre Company with “The Rainmaker” in 1998

By Iris Smyles
Iris Smyles introduced the East Hampton simulcast of “La Traviata” from the Met last month.
An examination of the absence of color in contemporary art practices at Tripoli Gallery
From left, works by Ned Smyth and April Gornik in the “Black and White” exhibition at the Tripoli Gallery. Jeremy Dennis