DISPATCH - AUG 24, 2012 (9:35 a.m.)

HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY

Exhibition openings and fundraisers presenting the efforts of multiple artists are on tap for the upcoming week. Here's a listing of some of the options in the Hamptons and on the North Fork of Long Island, NY.

AMAGANSETT 

NEOTERIC FINE ART - "Exquisite Corpse.2: The Surfboard As Body" fundraiser presents surfboards composed of three sections made by three different artists who were unaware of how their piece would fit with others. The surfboards will be sold in a silent auction that culminates with an Event Night on Saturday from to 6 10 p.m. Final bids due by 10 p.m. Curated by Mike Solomon. The gallery is located at 208 Main St., Amagansett, NY. www.neotericfineart.com.

KARMA - "Yalla Habibi - New work by Piotr Uklanski" opens on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through Sept 23. The book store and gallery is located at 249 Main St, Amagansett, NY. karmakarma.org/tagged/projects.

Artwork by Piotr Uklanski.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

PETER MARCELLE GALLERY - “New Work by Dan Rizzie” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through Sep 9. The gallery is located at 2411 Main St, Bridgehampton, NY. www.petermarcellecontemporary.com. THREE TO SEE pic.

KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - “Intuitions: Paintings by Andrea Shapiro and Meredith Pardue” has a reception tonight (Friday) from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through Sep 23. The gallery is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY. www.markelfinearts.com

"Tokachi" by Andrea Shapiro, 2011. Oil and mixed media on panel, 48 x 48 inches.

"Shadow of the Flatland ll" by Meredith Pardue. Oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches.

EAST HAMPTON/SPRINGS 

JOHN DREW THEATER AT GUILD HALL - "Audrey Flack and the History of Art Band" performs on Saturday at 8 p.m. Dick Cavett hosts the evening with includes live music and a special presentation of a rarely seen video of Jackson Pollock by Hans Namuth. Interviews by Helen Harrison and Gail Levin accompany the screening. Harrison is the director of the Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center. Levin is the author of the Lee Krasner biography. The concert opens with performances by Caroline Doctorow, Evan Frankel and Michael Weiskopf. Tickets are $35 to $23 for Guild Hall members.

EAST END HOSPICE BOX ART AUCTION PREVIEW on Wednesday (Aug 29) from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hoie Hall at St. Luke's Church, 18 James Lane, East Hampton, NY. Boxes will be on view on Wednesday (Aug 29) and Thursday (Aug 30) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The preview event is free. The Box Art Auction takes place on Saturday, Sept 8, at the Ross School Center for Well-Being in East Hampton. Tickets are $75 and benefits East End Hospice. A preview can be viewed here: www.eeh.org/boxart2012/welcome2012.html.

POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER at THE FIREPLACE PROJECT – “Men of Fire: Discussion by Lisa Mintz Messinger” takes place on Sunday at 5 p.m. Lorenzo will discuss Pollock's Orozco-influenced drawings, especially those from the sketchbooks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. She will demonstrate the ways that Pollock adapted Orozco's motifs and themes while developing his own creative expression.  Messinger is an associate curator of modern and contemporary art at the Metropolitan Museum. Admission is $5 or free for members of The Pollock-Krasner House. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY. The exhibition is presented at The Pollock-Krasner House and runs through Oct 27. For details, visit http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse/

ASHAWAGH HALL - "Seven Points of View" Views at Ashawagh has an opening reception for the weekend only show on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Exhibiting artists are Nancy Ascher, Susan Carlo, David Disick, Chris Farhood, Mary Grossman, Stephanie Reit, and Marcia Tucker. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY. www.ashawagh-hall.org.

JAMESPORT

BARN GALLERY AT JEDEDIAH HAWKINS INN - "Hung Out To Dry" presents art made by Max Moran. The show opens with a reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition continues through Sept 16. The Jedediah Hawkins Inn is located at 400 South Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY. www.jedediahhawkinsinn.com.

MONTAUK

OUTEAST GALLERY - “Dalton Portella” has a reception on Thursday (Aug 30) from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibition opens on Saturday and runs through Aug 31. The gallery is located at 34 South Etna (Next to Naturally Good), Montauk, NY. www.daltonportella.com

REMSENBURG

THE REMSENBURG ACADEMY – “99 Embraces” by Gina Gilmour and Eberle Damron is on view weekends only through Sept 2. The exhibition includes linoleum prints, drawings and works with fabric. Improvisational concerts by The Hidden City Orchestra will be held on consecutive Sundays (Aug 26 and Sept 2) at noon. The music will interpret the art in the exhibition. The concerts are titled “Three Sundays, Ninety-Nine Embraces.” Admission is free. The Remsenburg Academy is located at 130 South Country Road, Remsenburg, NY.

SAG HARBOR

GRENNING GALLERY - "Ramiro, Solo Show" will have an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY. www.grenninggallery.com. THREE TO SEE pic.

RICHARD J. DEMATO FINE ARTS GALLERY - "Metamorphosis of Mood" - A solo show of paintings and prints by Andrea Kowch has an artist reception on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept 21. The gallery is located at 90 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY. www.rjdgallery.com. THREE TO SEE pic.

SOUTHAMPTON

THE CAPRI HOTEL - “The Capri Presents Alexander Mijares Art Exhibit” has a one-night-only art exhibition and reception on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. on the terrace in front of NOBU. Live music is by NVM. The event is sponsored by Double Cross Vodka. The hotel is located at 281 County Road, 39A Route 27, Southampton NY.

CHRYSALIS GALLERY - “Daniel Pollera - Group Opening” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The show runs through Sept 1. The gallery is located at 2 Main Street Southampton, NY.

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