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Parrish 'Perspectives' Now Open

Just like the buds on the trees and the first stirrings of crocuses and snowdrops this weekend, the winter hibernation of the South Fork art scene showed signs of abatement.

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, three shows under the heading of "Perspectives," quick takes on artists who work or have worked on the East End, opened with receptions on Saturday and Sunday.

Mar 17, 2015
Halsey Mckay Gallery Opened Two Shows This Weekend

Halsey Mckay Gallery in East Hampton opened two shows this weekend, an artist-curated show in the Newtown Lane gallery and a single artist installation at the former residence and studio of Elaine de Kooning on Alewife Brook Road.

Chris Duncan’s “Year” is installed at the de Kooning house and marks a year of loss and challenge for the artist. He began his project in January of last year, flying from his native California to install black cotton fabric in the solarium and studio windows of the building in order to capture the image of the window into the fabric.

Mar 15, 2015
Oscars' Long Reach to the South Fork

Julianne Moore, who played a woman in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice,” won the best actress Oscar for the role on Sunday night.

Ms. Moore, who has a house in Montauk with her husband, Bart Freundlich, and their children Caleb and Liv, stars in the film with Alec Baldwin, whose own association with the South Fork and its various arts and non-profit institutions defines ubiquity.

Feb 23, 2015
Koenig's 'Serial' Wins Peabody

Deeming it the "first unquestionably mainstream podcast," jurors said it was an "audio game-changer."

Apr 20, 2015
Halsband: From Rock Clubs to Arts Club

A small, but excellently edited collection of Michael Halsband portraits are on display at the National Arts Club on Gramercy Park through April 25.

Included in the mix that goes back to the mid 1980s are selections from Rolling Stones tours, images of artists and other musicians of the time, his nudes series, contemporary surfers and their culture across a few continents, and some recent formal portraits.

Featured prominently are a few images from his famous Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat shoot where they donned boxing gloves to promote their duel show at Tony Shafr

Apr 14, 2015
Getting Into the Groove at Ashawagh

Art Groove opened Saturday night at Ashawagh Hall with 13 artists and the band Out East providing fusion rock and a dance party following with DJ G-Funk.

The art was a mixture of color and movement with more restrained or slightly twisted offerings.

The show is on view Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Apr 12, 2015
Laurie Anderson Curator of Upcoming NY Live Arts Festival

Laurie Anderson will serve as curator for the “Live Ideas” festival of New York Live Arts beginning Wednesday.

Working with Bill T. Jones, the artistic director of New York Live Arts, they have developed a program of musical performances, lectures, dance works, panels, film screenings, and other events over a five-day period ending on Sunday.

Highlights will include “Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence,” a day-long immersion, through music, lectures, and film, into the work of this influential composer; a performance by Beth Gill with a work in progress presented by Ms.

Apr 9, 2015
Hip-Hip for the Home Team at Whitney Museum's First Show

With so many pre-eminent American artists associated with the East End, it is not surprising that the Whitney Museum of American Art would feature many of them in the inaugural exhibition for its new home in New York City’s meatpacking district opening to the public on Friday.

“America Is Hard to See” includes work by more than 40 artists who have had long associations with the area, were frequent visitors, or completed significant works here, and almost half of them are women.

It is striking to see significant works by Lee Krasner, Lynda Benglis, Michelle Stuart, Cindy Sh

Apr 28, 2015
Tripoli Traveling East to New Gallery at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller

A gallery that has had a significant impact on Southampton Village's art scene is expanding to East Hampton.

Apr 22, 2015
Suna Steps Down, Baldwin and Mastro to Chair Hamptons Film Fest

The Hamptons International Film Festival announced Monday that Stuart Match Suna, one of its founders, will step down as chairman after 18 years. Additionally, the festival's board of directors elected Alec Baldwin and Randy Mastro to serve as the new co-chairmen. Mr. Suna will continue as chairman emeritus.

For the past decade, Mr. Baldwin and Mr. Mastro have served on the board of the festival, now in its 23rd year. They will begin their tenure as co-chairmen after this year’s festival in October. 


Aug 4, 2015
LongHouse Celebrates 'On Gossamer Wings' in East Hampton

LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton hosted its annual benefit on Saturday night.

Jul 22, 2015
New Venues Don't Keep The Crowds Away at Art Fair Openings

Private properties have become the new home of art fairs.

Jul 12, 2015