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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
Koenig's 'Serial' Wins Peabody

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

Apr 20, 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
Photos: July 4 Celebrated With a Bang in Southampton

The annual parade appeared to have a record crowd lining the streets of Southampton Village.

Jul 4, 2015
Photos: Parrish Art Museum's Tour of East Hampton Gardens

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill offered a peak inside a variety of private gardens in East Hampton Town on Sunday through its Landscape Pleasures garden tour.

Jun 16, 2015
Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson Launch New Podcast

"Gratitude and Trust" will adapt ideas from their book into conversations and interviews with guests such as Chris Hardwick and Judd Apatow.

Jun 9, 2015