"Phoenix I" by Jane Martin. Oil, mixed media on linen, 42 x 42 inches. Courtesy Peter Marcelle Gallery.

“The Women Part II” at Peter Marcelle Gallery, 2411 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932 I used to tally how many women artists formed part of a museum collection, or the number included in a gallery exhibition.  My goal

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"The Three Tatis" by Margo Selski. Oil on canvas, 60 x 40 inches.

Once upon a time there was a secret underwater society where girls grew, gardens flourished and Steampunk technology ruled. Nearby, on land, princesses, queens and women didn’t shirk from exploring a topsy-turvy world where nothing is what

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"Amy" by Nick Weber, 2004-2010. Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches.

When Nicholas Weber paints portraits, art history combines with acting theory to create artworks that intrigue, soothe and coax wonderment. There’s mystery in the unfettered gaze, which is implied more often than presented openly. Mood is prominent—darkness

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Fairfield Porter, Elizabeth in a Red Chair, 1961.
Heckscher Museum of Art; Gift of the Family of Fairfield Porter.

New exhibitions open at two museums on Long Island in December. Art history is examined through two different lens at the Heckscher Art Museum. Work by Caribbean artists is featured at the Islip Art Museum to celebrate La Placita,

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"No. 609" by Eric Blum, 2011. Ink, beeswax, and silk on panel, 22 x 56 inches. $10,000.

DISPATCH – JULY 24, 2012 (7:35 am.) BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY There is beauty in the sublime–especially when it’s inspired by monochromatic paintings channeling subdued energy. This is the type of work currently exhibited at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton, NY. Installed against pristine

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