DISPATCH - AUG 22, 2013
HAMPTONS & RIVERHEAD, NY-
The Hamptons are hopping this weekend! New exhibitions abound, the Parrish Road Show alights again, concerts and art combine and films will be screened. Better start planning now--art events will happen quick. Here's where to find art in the Hamptons and the East End.
ILLE ARTS - “In The Color Pocket” by Don Christensen has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 16. Christensen will be exhibiting new paintings on canvas and other surfaces.
“E. L. Brown: Monday Paintings” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 17.
ILLE Arts is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
NEOTERIC FINE ART - “Re:Purposed” has an opening Reception on Saturday beginning at 10 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 18. The show features works made from found and repurposed materials. Participating artists include Rossa Cole, Billy Strong, Scott Szegeski, Ethan Abramson, Christine Lidrbauch, Peter Spacek, Jo Shane, Scott Bluedorn, Pierre Cote, and David Elze.
The Opening Reception doubles as a Launch Party for MadeClose, a company that highlights locally produced foods and goods. A Silent Disco will be held throughout. The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.neotericfineart.com.
KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - "Yolanda Sanchez: Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful" opens on Friday and continues through Sept. 15. There is no opening reception. The show presents abstract paintings which are inspired by nature but don't seek to reproduce it. The gallery is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.markelfinearts.com.
SILAS MARDER GALLERY - “FIM, FUR & FIN” takes place on tonight (Thursday). There will be a screening of “Mission of Mermaids” by Susan Rockefeller and “Planet Ocean” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot from 8:15 to 10 p.m. “Mission of Mermaids” screened at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival. “Planet Ocean” is a documentary made is 2012. In addition to the screenings, there will be interactive exhibits including touch-tank demonstrations and green building design solutions. Admission is free. The gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.silasmarder.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Convergence” opens today (Thursday) and has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 25. Participating artists include Creighton Berry, Barbara Bilotta, Janet Culbertson, Hector deCordova, Alex Ferrone, Gordon Gagliano, EllenNora Goldstein, Steve Haweeli, Bryan Landsberg, Ursula Thomas, and Dwight Trujillo. A portion of art sales will be donated to the East Hampton Library, which will be displaying a sampling of art books. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
GLENN HOROWITZ BOOKSELLER - “Almond Zigmund: Interruptions Repeated (Again and Again)” has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 22. Zigmund will be exhibiting 3D Compositions and recent works on paper in acrylic, enamel, and flocking. Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.glennhorowitz.com.
GUILD HALL - “What is A Heart” by Christopher Janney with The Persuasions screens on Tuesday (Aug. 27) at 8 p.m. The screening is followed with a reception with Christopher Janney and The Persuasions. The film features Janney’s performance piece, “HeartBeat”. The screening begins with a live set by The Persuasions.
" Heartbeat" features The Persuasions, Emily Coates, Sara Rudner, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Freddy Janney.
Tickets are $20 to $60 and are available at Box Office by calling (631) 324-4050 or through www.janneysound.com, and theatermania at 866-811-4111.
“House and Garden: Forming A Perfect Union” has a Cocktail Reception for Patrons and Benefactors from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bridgehampton home of artists Alice and Allan Ryan. The Reception includes a tour of their studios. On Saturday, a Breakfast, Lecture, and Panel will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. A Luncheon for Patrons and Benefactors will follow from noon to 2 p.m. Visitors can participate in a Self-Guided Tour of the Gardens from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets begin at $100 or $85 for members.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
JEWISH CENTER OF THE HAMPTONS - “Music of the Jewish Diaspora” takes place on Saturday at 8 p.m. The concert is free and is part as the Salomé Music Festival. The Jewish Center of the Hamptons is located at 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.salomechamber.org/concerts.
LAWRENCE FINE ART - “Steve Joester: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll” has an Opening Reception tonight (Thursday) from 5 to 9 p.m. Joester is showing painted and otherwise altered versions of his photographs of rock and roll icons. The gallery is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE at THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Lichtenstein Lectures - Picasso in the Shadow of Contemporary Art: An Exhibition for Barcelona” takes place on Sunday at 5 p.m. The lecture will be given by Michael FitzGerald, Trinity College. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com or www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu.
QF GALLERY - “tête a tête” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 15. The exhibition, curated by Mickalene thomas, includes photography and video works by artists from Africa and the United States. Participating artists include Nina Chanel Abney, Derrick Adams, Zachary Fabri, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Deana Lawson, Nicole Miller, Zanele Muholi, Wangechi Mutu, Clifford Owens, Hannah Price, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Malick Sidibe, Xaviera Simmons, Lorna Simpson, Mickalene Thomas, and Hank Willis Thomas. The gallery is located at 98 Newtown lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.qfgallery.com.
ST. LUKE'S CHURCH - “2013 Annual Box Art Auction” for East End Hospice has a "Meet the Artists" preview reception on Wednesday (Aug. 28) from 5 to 7 p.m. The boxes can be previewed on Wednesday (Aug. 28) and Thursday (Aug 29) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 2013 annual Box Art Auction will take place on Sept. 7 at the Ross School for Well Being. The previews take place at Hoie Hall of St. Luke's Church, 18 James Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. For information and to see the boxes online, visit www.eeh.org.
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “The Still House Group” opens Friday with an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition continues through Sept. 23. Participating artists include Isaac Brest, Nick Darmstaedter, Louis Eisner, Jack Greer, Alex Ito, Brendan Lynch, Dylan Lynch, and Alex Perweiler. The Still House Group is an artist-run Brooklyn-based organization that supports 8 permanent artists and a rotating residency program. The gallery is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com.
ART SITES - “MA + ARIIZUMI: LINES AND PLANES” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 29. The show features works by Debbie Ma and architect Hideaki Arizumi. Art Sites is located at 651 W. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.artsitesgallery.com.
Also on view is "Intangible Horizons" featuring works by Andres Ramirez Gaviria, Iliana Ortega and Alan Ruiz.
GRENNING GALLERY – “Marc Dalessio: Solo Show” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dalessio, a en plein air painter, will exhibit works from his recent trips to Sweden, Switzerland, Ireland, Italy, and his former home of California. The gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
JOHN JERMAIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY - “The Bridge: Photographs by Warren Padula” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 27. The John Jermain Memorial Library is located at 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.wpadula.com.
PARRISH ROAD SHOW at SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - “Interruptions Repeated” by Almond Zigmund has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 10. The show includes an installation of two large-scale sculptural works. The Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
RICHARD J. DEMATO FINE ART - “Enchanted Impressions” by Andrea Kowch and Phillip Thomas has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 21. The gallery is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.rjdgallery.com .
NOVA'S ARK PROJECT - Salomé Music Festival: “Music Inspired by Nature” will be performed on Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets to the classical music concert are $20 and benefit the Ark Project and the Terra Nova Foundation. The sculpture park opens one hour in advance of the concert and remains opens one hour after the concert concludes. Both “Music Inspired by Nature” and “The Babysitter” are part of the Salomé Music Festival.
“The Babysitter” takes place on Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets to the one-act operetta by Jacques Offenbach are $20, free for children under 12. The sculpture park will be open one hour before and after the event.
Nova’s Ark Project is located at 30 Millstone Road, Water Mill, NY 11967. www.thearkproject.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Atlantic Vibrations: Surf Movie Night” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. “Atlantic Vibrations” screens short, independent surf movies made on Long Island. The screenings are juried by film director Michael Halsband and artist Mike Solomon.
“Southampton Arts Festival: Closing Gala Concert” takes place on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Lichtenstein Theater. Tickets are $10 for Parrish Members, $20 for non-members and free for children and students. Space is limited and reservations are recommended and can be made by clicking here.
The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
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