"Tern 2" by Darius Yektai, 2012. Oil, enamel, glitter on canvas, 42½ x 61½  inches. Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay. Courtesy Darius Yektai Studio.

“Darius Yektai: On Country Ground” at Tripoli Gallery in Southampton, NY The six large paintings in “Darius Yektai: On Country Ground” at Tripoli Gallery in Southampton are all tied to being “in the country,” which is to

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Triptychos by Jack Youngerman, 2011. Oil on Baltic Birch plywood, 59 3/4 x 56 inches. Courtesy Washburn Gallery, New York.  Photo by Gary Mamay.

“Jack Youngerman: Triads Tondos Foils” at Washburn Gallery Jack Youngerman is searching for the beauty that resides in the balance of harmonious arrangements. In other words: symmetry. His show, “Triads Tondos Foils,” on view at Washburn Gallery

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"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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