"Heresay" by Maria Pessino, 2011. 16 x 16 inches.

Maria Pessino is passionate about her family, about avant garde theater, and about expressing the darker corners of life coupled with hope for change. Her latest series of artwork channel all of these qualities and more. “Karma Kit Kaboodle” presents

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DISPATCH – Apr 27, 2012 (3:30 p.m.) EAST HAMPTON, NY There’s much to see at LongHouse Reserve this weekend. The museum, sculpture park and sprawling gardens open its 21st season with the annual “Rites of Spring Season Opening” on Sat (Apr 28)

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DISPATCH – Apr 27, 2012 (4:43 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY There’s a range of exhibitions hosting artist receptions this weekend. “Contemporary Narrative” presents five artists working in different mediums at the Southampton Cultural Center. “Shopkeepers of Southampton: Photographs by Davis Gaffga” presents portraits at the Southampton Historical

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DISPATCH – APR 25, 2012 (9:45 p.m.) SOUTHAMPTON, NY Do your spirits need a lift? Ready for wild time? Like creative bras? If your answers are ‘Yes,’ then head to The Southampton Publick House tomorrow night (Apr 26) for the

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"Requiem to the 20th Century" by Nam June Paik (1932-2006), 1997. 1936 Chrysler automobile, video, audio, monitors and speakers.

DISPATCH – Apr 23, 2012 (8:05 a.m.) LINCOLN, MA I went on a road trip to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum to catch the final weekend of the second Biennial of artists from the region. Meanwhile, it goes

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Mixed media photograph by David Gamble. Part of  new series inspired by the streets of New Orleans. 27 x 40 inches.

DISPATCH – APRIL 20, 2012 (9:20 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Artists from the Hamptons are congregating in several exhibitions opening this weekend. Harper’s Books in East Hampton is presenting a show of area artists–many who have exhibited at the Parrish Art

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"My Mother's Country" by Anna Price Pitjara. Exhibited Cicada Aboriginal Art Gallery (Brisbane, Australia). Courtesy AAF.

DISPATCH – April 17, 2012 (11:31 p.m.) NEW YORK CITY, NY If you’re jonesing for an art fair, the Affordable Art Fair (AAF) may be just the ticket. AAF arrives in New York City this week presenting art with friendly

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"Bleed (Echo)" by Devon Oder. C-print mounted and framed, 35 x 35 x 2 inches.

DISPATCH – Apr 13, 2012 (12:30 p.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY Seascapes, Abstraction, Conceptual and Pop art are on tap for this weekend’s new exhibitions. Saturday night is a busy one with openings in Water Mill,

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armory

DISPATCH – Mar 21, 2012 (8:34 a.m.) (Part II) NEW YORK, NY After visiting The Armory Show Modern, the Contemporary section was next. The fair was high energy and visually-popping with 157 exhibitors to choose from. Sometimes, it felt

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DISPATCH – Apr 7, 2012 (4:35 p.m.) NEW YORK, NY Right now, a team of dancers, choreographers, visual artists, performers and musicians may be holding their breath. Tonight is the final performance of a three-day run of “On the

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Photo montage by Jerome Lucani. Courtesy Keszler Gallery.

DISPATCH – Apr 6, 2012 (12:05 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Solo shows seem to be the thing for this weekend. Gallery openings are being held for Michael Hennessy and Jake Rajs in Southampton and Salvatore Gulla in Quogue. In Patchogue, a show featuring

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