Ruth Appelhof is currently in Rome, assembling a book proposal on the American artist Lee Krasner
Ruth Appelhof stood next to a portrait of Lee Krasner at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs last month. Durell Godfrey
Lee Krasner in her Springs studio with "Morning Glory," 1982.Ann Chwatsky

Scott Schwartz is now in his fourth season fully in charge of programming
Brett Gray, left, and Ryan Fielding Garrett rehearsing for “The Man in the Ceiling.” Barry Gordin
Andrew Lippa, at left, who wrote the music and lyrics for “The Man in the Ceiling,” with the rest of the cast during a rehearsal. Barry Gordin

At The Parrish Art Museum

At the Southampton Art Center

At the Southampton Cultural Center

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“Young America: Roy Lichtenstein and the America’s Cup,” opens on Friday, May 26, at the Middlebury College Museum of Art in Vermont
Few people know that Roy Lichtenstein designed a boat for one of the teams in the 1995 America’s Cup sailing competition. The spinnaker, on the boat above, was raised once before disappearing. The artist, below, nicknamed the mermaid he placed on the prow Dorothy. Theodore Bogosian/Reflections on a Mermaid
The Middlebury College Museum of Art exhibition will feature the hull that Roy Lichtenstein designed, above, along with the scale model he worked on in his studio and a model of his spinnaker, below, which is now lost.c3

“Crowning of Mercy,” an 1869 Hubbard Latham Fordham allegorical painting
Hubbard Latham Fordham’s “Crowning of Mercy,” called a “splendid example of high Victorian idealization,” was found in an attic closet at the Sag Harbor Historical Society. The woman who served as the model for the painting (left) was Emily Fairchild Fordham Keese.

The story of Youssef, an Egyptian surgeon who arrives in London at the play’s beginning seeking a new life
The four actors in “Angry Young Man” portray the same character, Youssef, as well as all the other characters in the play. Kneeling, left to right: Christopher Daftsios, Max Samuels, and Rami Margron. Standing: Nazli Sarpkaya. David Rogers

Tours, exhibitions, and performances this weekend
Aneta Panek Alchemy of Punk