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The Art Scene 11.23.22

Sat, 11/19/2022 - 10:06
Beth O'Donnell's mixed-media work "Deer Heart" will be at the Hans Van de Bovenkamp studio in Sagaponack.

Thanksgiving Collective
If it's the fourth week in November, it's a safe bet that the Tripoli Gallery in Wainscott will open its annual Thanksgiving Collective. "A Paleolithic Age," featuring work by 25 artists, will have its opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and will continue through Feb. 27.

The artworks collectively "look backward toward mysticism and forward toward the space where climate change and technology meet," says the gallery.

The show includes work by Lottie Consalvo, Sally Egbert, Sabra Moon Elliot, Ryan Estep, Connie Fox, Félix Bonilla Gerena, Jack Goldstein, Kurt Gumaer, Mary Heilmann, Alice Hope, Judith Hudson, Yung Jake, Benjamin Keating, Melanie Luna, Laith McGregor, Angelbert Metoyer, Mear One, Miles Partington, Tomas Ritchie, Alexis Rockman, Keith Sonnier, José Luis Vargas, Lauren West, Lucy Winton, and Thomas Woodruff.

Migration and Body Parts
Two solo shows, "Jagdeep Raina: The Last Touch" and "Annette Wehrhahn: Women," can be seen at the Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton through December.

Mr. Raina illustrates and reimagines stories and scenes from across the Kashmiri and Punjabi diasporas. His figurative embroidered tapestries and mixed-media works blend personal narratives with historical accounts to reflect the forces that have shaped South Asian communities in both his native Canada and around the world.

Ms. Wehrhahn's paintings inventory human fragments that reflect her physical experience: eyes, breasts, feet, hands, and more, arranged in unexpected ways. She has said her ideal image "is one that is kind of emerging and disappearing at the same time . . . I think about the permeable membrane between things."

Hotel California
"Dial 0 for Anything," a series of drawings made by Dana Louise Kirkpatrick during a long stay at the iconic Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, will be on view at the Mark Borghi Gallery in Sag Harbor from Friday through Jan. 4. A reception will be held Saturday from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Ms. Kirkpatrick created drawings of cartoon characters and various ominous figures on hotel stationary, using graphite and colored pencils, fat stick, and collage, with the aim, she has said, of highlighting their "complex psychological interpretations and sinister undertones." Among her subjects are Batman, Bugs Bunny, and a Ku Klux Klansman.

Fireplace Project Reopens
After a three-month pause, the Fireplace Project in Springs will reopen Saturday with "Brother Brother," a solo exhibition of work by Ken Seidel. 

The recent death of the artist's brother gave rise to a series of paintings and sculptures that decode that loss "through a playful deconstruction of the human figure and family dynamics with a humorous edge," says the gallery. A native of Omaha, Mr. Seidel's work engages with themes of repressed urges, social conformity, and Midwestern politeness.

A reception will be held Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m., and the exhibition will run through Dec. 11.

Diverse Viewpoints
"State of Mind," an exhibition of small works organized by Jennifer Cross, will open Wednesday at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor and continue through Dec. 15. Created in a variety of mediums, the works define emotional states of being and express diverse points of view, Ms. Cross said.

Exhibiting artists are Roisin Bateman, Stephanie Brody Lederman, Michael Butler, Lucille Colin, Jeremy Dennis, Pamela Focarino, Sue Gussow, Christa Maiwald, Christina Schlesinger, Joseph Cornell Saunders, Kathryn Szoka, Caren Sturmer, Burton Van Duesen, Emelia Winter, and Ms. Cross.

A reception will be held on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Four in Sagaponack
Hans Van de Bovenkamp will open his Sagaponack studio from 3 to 6 on Saturday afternoon for an exhibition organized by Geralyne Lewandowski of work by Anahi DeCanio, Christine Matthai, Beth O'Donnell, and Mr. Van de Bovenkamp.

Ms. DeCanio's mixed-media abstractions are inspired by both nature and urban landscapes, while Ms. Matthai's photographs range from abstract meditations on light and water to mandalas and other forms with spiritual dimensions.

The multidisciplinary work of Ms. O'Donnell blends pigmented encaustic wax on Japanese paper with photographs and other mediums. Mr. Van de Bovenkamp is known for his abstract sculptures in bronze, steel, and aluminum.

The show will remain open through Dec. 6 by appointment; email [email protected].

Albertini Overseas
Sydney Albertini, an artist with a studio in Amagansett, has two exhibitions abroad. "Impressions," which is at the Tristan Hoare Gallery in London, includes large oil paintings from two series. One, "Movements," brings drapery to the foreground; the other, "Botanicals," features fantastical landscapes.

Works in oil and charcoal, and a five-meter-long panorama are at Trois Cinq Friedland in Paris. Both shows are up through Dec. 16.    

"All In" at White Room
"All In," a group exhibition, will open on Friday at The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton and continue through Jan. 1, with a holiday party set for Dec. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

The show includes work by Dave White, Nelson De La Nuez, Craig Alan, Barbara Cole, Greg Lotus, Russell Young, Punk Me Tender, Markus Klinko, Greg Miller, Steve Zaluski, Bob Landstrom, Edward Lentsch, Lynn Savarese, Bob Tabor, John Joseph Hanright, Seek One, Fringe, Sylvie Perrin, and others.

Four at LTV
Work by Chris Lucore, Haim Mizrahi, Shi, and Dan Welden is at LTV Studios in Wainscott through Dec. 6. 

Mr. Lucore's paintings use sections of poured acrylic to create "universes and exoplanets," while the work of Mr. Mizrahi and Shi reflects the themes of sea, sky, and storms. Mr. Welden is showing a series of prints that also echo natural themes.

The show is open on weekdays from 9 to 5; there will be a reception on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.

S.A.A. Fall Show
The annual fall exhibition of the Southampton Artists Association, featuring work by more than 40 participants, is at the Southampton Cultural Center through Dec. 4. A reception will be held on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.

A virtual exhibit can be seen at southamptonartists.org/saa-current-show/.
 

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