"Ship of Tolerance" in Venice. Shown is artist Ilya Kabakov. Courtesy Kapell Gallery.

DISPATCH – November 29, 2011 (7:08 p.m.) North Fork, NY and Miami, FL Waving a flag to draw attention is a time-tested tradition. Hoisting a sail to encourage tolerance and embrace differences may be on the way to becoming

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'The Measure of the Fish' by Jeff Muhs. 62" x 74" oil on canvas, 2007.

DISPATCH – November 25, 2011 (Friday; 10:00 a.m.) East Hampton, NY Jeff Muhs has joined the select ranks of artists collected by Guild Hall Museum. The artist’s abstract landscape, “The Measure of the Fish,” is currently displayed in the museum’s lobby so visitors can

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"On the Edge" by Dianne Martin. Courtesy The Sirens' Song Gallery.

DISPATCH – November 19, 2011 (Saturday; 1:30 p.m.) Greenport, NY Ever wonder what birds are up to when nobody’s watching? While revealing the habits of birds isn’t the point of the art, a new exhibition at The

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"Needs" by Hector deCordova. Acrylic. Courtesy of the artist.

DISPATCH – November 19, 2011 (Saturday; 1:30 p.m.) Greenport, NY This is it–the last Greenport Gallery Walk of 2011 takes place this evening (Nov 18) from 6 to 9 p.m. As Greenport’s art season winds down, it seems apropos to provide a glimpse

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DISPATCH – November 6, 2011 (Sunday; 4:30 p.m.) Riverhead, NY There’s a cabinet against a wall at Art Sites that marks the divide between the contemporary art gallery and the architecture firm, Studio a/b. The married pair of architects, Hideaki Ariizumi and Glynis M. Berry, head both. Each of

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DISPATCH – November 12, 2011 (Saturday; 10:30 a.m.) Patchogue, NY The Second Patchogue Arts Biennial is in the final throes of a three-week exhibition. Last night, I went and checked it out. I entered through “the back door” from inside Briarcliffe College (versus the

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DISPATCH – Friday, Nov 11, 2011 (5:30 p.m.) Long Island, NY November and December bring portraits, collages, historic toys, bright art and secret messages to area museums. Here’s a brief look at what awaits for museum goers: Guild Hall launched

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"Secret Beach" by Ben Fenske. Oil, 44 by 59 inches.

DISPATCH – November 6, 2011 (Sunday; 2:37 p.m.) – UPDATED Nov 7, 2011 (Monday, 7:59 a.m.) Sag Harbor, NY Landscapes aren’t all created equal. In two exhibitions at Grenning Gallery, some of the gallery’s finest display their latest works. ”Local

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"Power Line Tree 3" by Cara Enteles

DISPATCH – November 3, 2011 (Thursday; 8:30 p.m.) UPDATE: MARCH 3, 2013-New works by Cara Enteles are currently on view through March 2013 at Sara Nightingale Gallery, 688 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. They include art

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