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Stranger in a Strange Land

Through Jan. 17, the Saul Steinberg show at Pace Gallery celebrates one of East Hampton's pre-eminent artists, and one who defied labels and the norms of his contemporaries. Consequently, his art remains particularly fresh on first and subsequent viewings. Those who first saw the show when it opened are likely to be rewarded on a second, third, or even fourth look.

Jan 7, 2021
Holiday Film Bonbons From Sag Harbor Cinema

The Sag Harbor Cinema has launched "Minutes," an online series of short clips from cinema classics introduced and contextualized by Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan, the theater's artistic director.

Jan 7, 2021
The Art Scene 01.07.21

Lois Dodd and Alex Katz downstairs at the Drawing Room, a discussion of the friendship between Fairfield Porter and Jane Freilicher at the Parrish, and more.

Jan 7, 2021
Eric Firestone: Looking for the Overlooked

Eric Firestone, whose eponymous gallery opened on Newtown Lane in East Hampton 10 years ago, has always followed his own path. While most gallery owners learn their trade by working for other dealers, Mr. Firestone opened his first gallery, in Tucson, Ariz., in 1994, when he was 21. Just last month he launched a ground-floor space on Great Jones Street in NoHo.

Dec 30, 2020
Daxophones (What?) at Watermill Center

The Watermill Center's annual series Viewpoints: Nights @ the Roundtable, which features conversations with artists working across a range of disciplines, will take place online via Zoom on four consecutive Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., starting on Jan. 6 with the Daxophone Consort.

Dec 30, 2020
The Art Scene 12.30.20

Joe Brainard's collages are on view downtown in East Hampton, while a pop-up show lands at Union Steak and Sushi in Southampton.

Dec 30, 2020
Jack Lenor Larsen, LongHouse Founder, Was 93

The internationally known textile designer, collector, and author died at his home at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2020
Willem de Kooning: An Artist's Foundation for Giving

Since March, the Willem de Kooning Foundation has provided $550,000 in grants and challenge grants to several East End organizations, with a focus on Springs, to address hunger, child care, and medical care. That is in addition to contributions of $2.15 million to the much broader arts community.

Dec 23, 2020
Get It While You Can: Virtual Theater, Cinema, and Music 

With less gathering and more cocooning this holiday season, don't forget the rich trove of virtual offerings by South Fork's arts organizations when it's time to cozy up to the couch.

Dec 23, 2020
Portraits in the Time of Coronavirus

At any year's end, it's a good time to take stock and reflect on what has happened since the last Jan. 1. This year might require something deeper and more elaborate.

Dec 23, 2020
Dorothy Ruddick: A Rigorous Life

Rigor is a word that comes up again and again in the discussion of Dorothy Ruddick's life. The artist, who devised a way that fiber art could be used in combination with drawing and painting to create something else entirely, is on the precipice of a significant rediscovery.

Dec 17, 2020
Julian Schnabel Paints in Memory of Peter Beard

"Julian Schnabel: Trees of Home (For Peter Beard),” features six new plate paintings dedicated to Beard, who was his neighbor in Montauk, and will open Saturday at the Vito Schnabel Gallery in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Dec 17, 2020