DISPATCH – June 29, 2012 (8:30 a.m.)
This weekend brings the Fourth of July to the Hamptons art scene. As fitting, there’s an explosion of art opening to enthrall the eyes and the mind. Here’s the weekly round up of options.
SILAS MARDER GALLERY – “Past and Present” opens on Sat with a reception from 5 – 9 p.m. The exhibition runs through July 29.
Also taking place is the Eat Drink Local Film Festival. Activities include a Honey Bee demonstration (6 p.m.), local food vendors (7 p.m.), and screenings of short films (8:30 p.m.). The films were selected by Andrea Grover of the Parrish Art Museum. The event is presented in partnership with the Parrish Art Museum and Edible East End Magazine. The gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY. www.silasmarder.com THREE TO SEE pic.
PETER MARCELLE GALLERY – “Darius Yektai – New Works” has an opening reception tonight (Friday) from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through July 9. The gallery is located at 2411 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY. www.petermarcellecontemporary.com
KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - “New paintings – Christian Haub and Rory MacArthur” has a reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through July 17. The gallery is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY. www.markelfinearts.com
EAST HAMPTON AND SPRINGS
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT – “InsideOutsiders – Mary Heilmann and Friends” officially opens the gallery for the season. A reception will be held on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibiting artists include Don Christensen, Sabra Moon Elliot, Roy Fowler, Rick Liss, David Reed, Ned Smyth, Mike Solomon, Claudia Spinelli, Stephen Westfall, and Steve White. The gallery is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs NY. www.thefireplaceproject.com
GUILD HALL – “Escape: Video Art” opens on Sat from 4 to 6 p.m. A Panel Discussion with the video artists and guest curators takes place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The exhibition was co-curated by Lauren Cornell and Hanne Mugaas. Cornell is the executive director of Rhizome and an adjunct curator at the New Museum. Mugaas is an independent curator. The panel discussion is free with museum admission (Suggested donation is $7). The show remains on view through July 29. THREE TO SEE pic.
THE DRAWING ROOM – “Solo show by Donald Sultan” has an opening reception on Sat from 5 to 7 p.m. The show runs through July 30. The gallery is located at 66H Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.drawingroom-gallery.com THREE TO SEE pic.
HARPER’S BOOKS – “Reed Krakoff: One Chair” has an opening on Sat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 11. The installation was inspired by Krakoff’s exploration of possible variations of a single upholstered chair. The work debuted at Salon 94 in New York City in February 2012. Harper’s Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.harpersbooks.com
GLENN HOROWITZ BOOKSELLER - “Paula Hayes: Drawings and Objects” has an opening reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition runs through July 30. A book signing with the artist is planned for Sat, July 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition includes a site-specific botanical installation designed for the book shop. Large glass terrariums, drawings and a sound piece are part of the show. Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.glennhorowitz.com/exhibitions
DAVENPORT & SHAPIRO FINE ARTS – “Retrospective of Harriette Joffe” opens on Sat. An artist’s talk will be held on Sat, July 7. The show runs through July 30. The gallery is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.lsdart.com
ASHAWAGH HALL – “Solo show by Jerry Schwabe” will be held this weekend only. An opening takes place on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition includes sculpture and paintings. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY. www.jerryschwabe.com
EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY – “Special Tour by EHHS Director Richard Barons” of “Moran: A Family Celebration of Home and Place” will be held on Sat from 10 to 11 a.m. The tour is free but donations are appreciated. The exhibition is located at 101 Main Street, East Hampton, NY. www.easthamptonhistory.org
JEDEDIAH HAWKINS INN - “WEHM Rock Art Show” opens today and runs through July 8 (closed on July 4). Show hours vary. Art by artist / rock stars include Paul McCartney, Jerry Garcia, John Entwistle, Jimi Hendrix, Ronnie Wood, Bob Dylan, Carlos Santana, Robby Krieger, Tony Bennett, Jon Anderson, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, John Mellencamp and others.
Appraiser Jerry Sohmers (guest appearances on the TV series “Antiques Roadshow”) will appraise items on Fri and Sat. The gallery is located at 400 South Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY. www.jedediahhawkinsinn.com/blog
QUOGUE LIBRARY – “A Celebration on Yachting on our Bays and the 125th Anniversary of the Shinnecock Yacht Club” opens on Tuesday, July 3. The show runs through July 30. There is no reception. The library is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY. www.quoguelibrary.org
SAG HARBOR WHALING MUSEUM – PLEIN AIR PECONIC – “Light By the Water, Coastal Landscapes of Sag Harbor” will hold a coffee reception with exhibiting artists on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org
MONIKA OLKO GALLERY – “Collaborative and solo work by Yong Jo Ji and Anna Atanasova” has a reception on Sat. VIP and Press are welcome from 5 to 6 p.m. A public reception takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.monikaolkogallery.com
SALON XAVIER – “My Eyes Have Seen – Solo show by Rick Gold” has an opening reception on Sat from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The show runs through July. The salon is located at 1 A Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY. www.salonxavier.com
BOLTAX GALLERY – “Specimens and Artifacts – Solo show by David Hicks” has an artist’s reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition runs through July 30. The gallery is located at 21 North Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY. www.boltaxgallery.com
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER – “Abstraction – The Subjective Impulse” will have an artist reception on Thursday, July 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show features work by Josh Dayton, Carol Hunt, Dennis Leri, Fulvio Massi and Tom Wasik. The exhibition was curated by Arlene Bujese. The show runs through Aug 6. The gallery is located at Levitas Center for the Arts, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton Village, NY. www.southamptonculturalcenter.org
LOOC ART – Launches its Pop Up Gallery with an opening reception on Thursday, July 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. The group show features abstract paintings by Caio Fonesca and surfboards by Tomas Vu inscribed with art inspired The Beatle’s White Album. The exhibition (and pop up gallery) will be on view through July 28. The gallery is located at 85 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY. www.loocart.com
4 NORTH MAIN GALLERY – “New Works by Sarah Jaffe Turnbull and Alex Coulter” has an opening reception on Sat from 4 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is on view through July 3. The gallery is open daily from 1 to 6 p.m. It is located at located at 4 North Main St, Southampton, NY. http://4northmaingallery.com/ For details, see http://hamptonsarthub.com/2012/06/28/sarah-jaffe-turnbull-alex-coulter/
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY – “A Picture’s Half Silence – A solo Exhibition of New Works by Perry Burns” opens on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through Jul 30. http://saranightingale.com/ For details, see http://hamptonsarthub.com/2012/06/26/a-pictures-half-silence-a-solo-show-by-perry-burns/
HAMPTON HANG GALLERY – “Classic Contemporary” has an opening reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through July 11. The gallery is located at 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY. www.hamptonhang.com
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