DISPATCH - MARCH 22, 2013 (8:45 a.m.)
This weekend presents an unusual array of options for art in the Hamptons including a conceptual music performance, a Pollock-Krasner docents exhibition, a solo self-portrait exhibition revealing an artwork-a-day project celebrating the artist's 50th birthday and a documentary film screening revealing young farmers on the East End. Here's where to find them all and more:
NEOTERIC FINE ART - “20 Under 20” has an opening reception on Monday (Mar 25) from 6 to 9 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., music begins by Soak Hides, Olde Sake, and the Venetia Fair. Admission is $10. The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.neotericfineart.com
Exhibiting artists include Andrew Davis, Sam DePoto, Tess Florio, Emily Gandolfo, Graylen Gatewood, Gregory Horbatiuk, Aiyana Jaffe, Sadie Klughers, Raphael Kustura, Katherine Lewis, Brock Lownes, Ashley Lynch, Lea Winkler, Mikaela Moschella, Josue Palacio, Hannah Pell, Lauren Rappa, Javier Rodriguez, Geige Silver, and William Stoecker.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Under the Influence: Art by the Docents of Pollock-Krasner House” has an opening reception on Saturday at 5 p.m. The exhibition presents art by Sara Coe, Pamela Collins Focarino, Ruby Jackson, Tracy Jamar, Tim Roepe and Rose Zelentz. The weekend only show opens on Saturday morning and remains on view through Sunday at 3 p.m.
LONGHOUSE RESERVE - Discussion and screening the documentary “Growing Farmers” takes place on Saturday at 4 p.m. and provides a Spring sneak peek at LongHouse Reserve's new season. LongHouse opens at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The documentary was produced by Hilary Leff, the vice chair of the Peconic Land Trust and was directed by Michael Halsband. The documentary focuses on a new generation of farmers on Long Island. The film premiered at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival and won the audience award for Best Short Film. The discussion features Leff, Halsband and some of the farmers in the film including Scott Chaskey from Quail Hill Farm and Ian Calder-Piedmont and Alex Balsam of Balsam Farms. Admission is $10 and reservations suggested. LongHouse Reserve is located at 33 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org.
SAG HARBOR FINE ARTS CENTER - “Karen Kaapcke: Drawing 50” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. On view are self-portraits from an ongoing project where the artist makes a self-portrait every day to celebrate the year she turns 50 years old. The exhibition continues through April 13. The gallery is located at 2 Rose Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.thehamptonsstudio.com.
SYLVESTER MANOR - Discussion and screening of "Growing Farmers" takes place tonight (Friday) at 7 p.m. The documentary focuses on a new generation of farmers on Long Island. The film premiered at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival and won the audience award for Best Short Film. A round table discussion immediately follows the screening. Speakers include film co-producer Hilary Leff, Sylvester Manor board members Sara Gordon, farm manager Julia Trunzo and local farmers Herb Strobel, Fred Lee, Chris Browder and others. RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Claireaudience” takes place tonight (Friday) at 6 p.m. The audio “collage” is a DJ set combining samples of regional sounds associated with the new location of the Parrish. The performance is by musicians Carlos Lama and Ulf Skogsbergh. Admission is $10 and free for museum members, children and students. Reservations recommended. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. parrishart.org.
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