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Lucien Smith: From Wunderkind to Artists' Champion

At 31, Lucien Smith's story has taken him from "wunderkind" to blowback, a break from New York and the gallery system, a move to Montauk in 2015, and the creation of STP (Serving the People), a nonprofit commission-free platform for artists to show and sell their work.

Jan 14, 2021
Edward Burns's Bridge to Somewhere

Edward Burns's "Bridge and Tunnel" is a real time traveler that will seem both familiar and alien to anyone who lived through the cusp of the 1970s and 1980s. For those born much later, it serves as a period piece that recreates those days faithfully and lovingly.

Jan 14, 2021
A.I.A. Peconic Announces its 2020 Awards

On Saturday, A.I.A. Peconic, the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, announced its annual awards during an evening Zoom presentation.

Jan 14, 2021
Bits and Pieces 01.14.21

Stephen Hamilton is back at Bay Street as the director of external affairs for the Friends of Bay Street, Music for Montauk releases a filmed concert, and more

Jan 14, 2021
The Art Scene 01.14.21

A discussion of affordable housing for artists and the youth flight in the area at the Parrish and more

Jan 14, 2021
James Croak's Feet of Clay, Hands of Dust

James Croak's career has been marked by his experimental use of materials in sculpture. This has continued with his successful efforts to cast forms out of dirt, a process he began exploring in 1985.

Jan 7, 2021
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