Art News

Art Southampton 2013, at the Elk's Lodge. Photo by Tom Kochie.

Art fairs in the Hamptons will look a little different in 2015. Switching things up, Art Southampton is moving to Bridgehampton and Art Hamptons is moving to a new location and date to be announced in a

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"Citysphere" color test by Eric Corriel.

DISPATCH – SEPT 26,2014 NEW YORK CITY, NY The visual arts claim extra attention in New York City this weekend with four art fairs or festivals unfurling across the boroughs. The DUMBO Arts Festival takes over a

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"Hells Gate" by Ernest Lawson, 1910. Oil on canvas.

Hells Gate by Ernest Lawson (1873-1939) is receiving a makeover, courtesy of the Greater Hudson Heritage Network. The painting, part of Suffolk County Historical Society’s collection in Riverhead, and was selected for conservation to restore the painting so

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Robert Huff. Photo courtesy of Huff's wife, Barbara Young.

A native Midwesterner transplanted as a boy to Florida, Robert Huff fell in love with Miami’s water and light and was marked forever by his life in the Sunshine State. At the age of 11, he moved

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Andy Warhol and Ultra Violet.  Photo posted as part of "Warhol and the beauties" at VISÍVEIS VIRTUDES.

DISPATCH – JUNE 17, 2014 NEW YORK CITY, NY- Ultra Violet, a film superstar from Andy Warhol’s “the Factory”, died on Saturday at a hospital in New York City, reported The New York Times. The cause was cancer. The former

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Spring Scatter Summation (detail)” by Robert Kushner, 2005. Oil, acrylic, gold leaf, and glitter on canvas, 7 x 46 feet (10 panels), Courtesy DC Moore Gallery.

NYC-ARTS, a broadcast “magazine” shown on television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, concentrates its jaunts through New York area culture to the visual arts in this week’s segment. Featured spots include an interview with the new director and

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Elisa Turner. Photo by  J. Thomas Lopez.

Hamptons Art Hub is pleased to welcome Elisa Turner as an art critic and journalist covering art in Miami and South Florida. An award-winning art critic, blogger and journalist, Turner is a member of the International Association

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From "Flag Painting" by Julian Schnabel exhibited at Karma

Spring is here—on the calendar anyway, if not in consistent weather—and the art of Julian Schnabel is in bloom all over the map, with two shows in New York City, one in Dallas, and one opening in

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DISPATCH – DEC 31, 2013 SAG HARBOR, NY- This year brought significant changes to Hamptons Art Hub. In 2013, we formed a partnership with Google and their Field Trip app, changed our look, launched a major website

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Lou Reed attends the Opening of a Solo Show by Chuck Close at Guild Hall in August 2013. Reed was the subject of a portrait by Close rendered in a Jacquard tapestry.

DISPATCH – OCT 28, 2013 SOUTHAMPTON, NY- Musician legend Lou Reed died yesterday in Southampton, NY. He was 71 years. His death was attributed to an ailment related to his recent liver transplant, according to his literary

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Scene from "The Selfish Giant," winner of this year's Golden Starfish Award for Narrative Feature at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

DISPATCH – OCT. 14, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Hamptons International Film Festival organizers announced the winners of the Audience Awards and Golden Starfish Awards for narrative feature and feature documentary early on Monday, October 14, setting the stage

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Hamptons Art Hub is pleased to welcome James Croak as a new contributor. Croak will be supplying book reviews, culture commentary and art reviews from exhibitions in the Hamptons and New York City. Readers may have already

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FEATURED Southampton Center

Summer hasn’t quite faded yet but memories of the 2013 Hamptons Art Summer are already beginning to form. Following are a few visual highlights of an artful summer in the Hamptons. Expect to see scenes from art

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"Donald Duck" by Heine Meyer. Metallic sculpture, Galerie Terminus, Munich. Sold for $113,000. Photo by Tom Kochie.

Art fairs may have different purposes for different people but there’s no dispute that selling art is the point. After the temporary pavilions by each art fair were dismantled, sales figures were released. Art Hamptons placed average

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It’s no surprise that a Hamptons Summer means parties, parties and even more parties. There are plenty of places to be seen and have a good time while benefiting a charity or non-profit organization. The organizations depend

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DISPATCH – JULY 16, 2013 (8:30 p.m.) AMAGANSETT, NY- The Art Barge revives art storytelling with the roundtable conversation series Artists Speak. Artists Speak began in 1983 with a focus on creating conversations on the arts. The

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ArtMRKT Hamptons.

DISPATCH – JULY 11, 2013 (8:30 a.m.) BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY- artMRKT Hamptons opens its third edition tonight with a pair of parties beneath a temporary structure installed at the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s grounds. The fair launches with a

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"Rivers Taking to the Boards" by Larry Rivers, 2001. Oil on canvas, 40 x 27 inches.

DISPATCH – JUNE 30, 2013 (2:50 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- It was not so very long ago, there were no VIP parties-opening galas-lofty price point-teeming with international galleries art fairs on the East End. Zero. Now, with three

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Sandra Hale Schulman

DISPATCH – MAY 21, 2013 (8:45 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- Hamptons Art Hub is pleased to welcome Sandra Hale Schulman as a new contributor of arts writing and coverage of the Hamptons art scene (and beyond). Her first

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Balloon Dog by Paul McCarthy, 2013. Hauser & Wirth. Frieze New York 2013 Sculpture Park. Photograph by John Berens
Courtesy John Berens/ Frieze.

DISPATCH – MAY 9, 2013 (7:01 p.m.) NEW YORK CITY, NY- Finding a sprawling installation of outdoor sculpture in New York City is a rarity. At Frieze New York 2013, no fewer than 12 artists have contributed

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Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Frieze New York 2013. Photograph by John Berens. Courtesy John Berens/ Frieze.

DISPATCH – MAY 9, 2013 (9:15 p.m.) NEW YORK CITY, NY- Frieze New York opened its doors today for previews of its second art fair presented on Randall’s Island. Over 180 galleries representing over 1,000 artists will

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DISPATCH – MAY 7, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Hamptons Art Hub is pleased to welcome Gabrielle Selz as a new contributor of art criticism and arts writing. Her first art reviews will focus on works by Jack Youngerman

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"Ringlings" by Frieke Janssens, 2011. Digital chromogenic dye print mounted to plexi, 35 x 35 inches. Exhibited with Catherine Edelman Gallery. Courtesy AIPAD Photography Show.

DISPATCH – APRIL 3, 2013 (8:30 p.m.) NEW YORK CITY, NY- The AIPAD Photography Show opens Thursday at the Park Avenue Armory, bringing with it a diverse range of photography and a day of panel discussions revealing

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Vito Sisti Presents 2007

Eric Ernst Remembers Vito Sisti (1961 – 2013). It’s highly unlikely that anyone who might have met Vito Sisti when he first set foot in the Springs in 1988 would have anticipated his eventual importance in an

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Vito Sisti Presents 2007

DISPATCH – FEB 27, 2013 (8:03 a.m.) SPRINGS, NY- Vito Sisti, an unlikely art curator and unofficial “mayor” of Springs, died unexpectedly on Monday at his home. He was 51 years old. The cause of death is pending.

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Mike Solomon

DISPATCH – FEB 22, 2013 (9:35 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- Hamptons Art Hub is pleased to welcome artist and writer Mike Solomon as a new contributor. Solomon joins Hamptons Art Hub as an art critic. He will also

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Esperanza Leon

DISPATCH – FEB 17, 2013 (1:38 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- Hamptons Art Hub is proud to announce it will begin publishing art reviews. Joining Hamptons Art Hub as its first art critic is curator and writer Esperanza León.

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"Greg at the Table" by Ben Fenske, 2012. Oil, 24 x 29 inches. Courtesy Grenning Gallery.

DISPATCH – FEB 10, 2013 (10:52 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY- There has been so many cancellations and reschedulings due to snow that it’s tricky to know what’s happening in the Hamptons art world. If you

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DISPATCH – JAN 14, 2013 (8:15 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- There’s a new resource designed to make finding art easier in the Hamptons and on the East End. Hamptons Art Hub is introducing a Hamptons Gallery Guide that

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DISPATCH – JAN 10, 2013 (10:00 p.m.) WATER MILL, NY- The opportunity to see an expansive exhibition of works by Malcolm Morley is rapidly coming to a close. “Malcolm Morley: Paper and Process” opened with the new

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Thank you for a wonderful beginning for Hamptons Art Hub. We hope the holidays and the upcoming year brings you joy, happiness and peace. We appreciate your support and encouragement and look forward to presenting art and

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Andrea Grover.

DISPATCH – DEC 10, 2012 (8:35 a.m.) WATER MILL, NY- Andrea Grover, the Parrish Art Museum’s Curator of Special Projects, has been selected by the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) as one of its 2013 Fellows. Grover

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DISPATCH – DEC 4, 2012 (1:56 p.m.) MIAMI BEACH, FL- This year’s Aqua 12 Art Fair will be the final one under its current management. It was announced today that Art Miami LLC will take over operation of the fair

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"Leen" by James Brooks, 1974. Greenberg Van Doren Gallery. Image courtesy Art Basel Miami Beach.

DISPATCH- DEC 5, 2012 (10:26 a.m.) MIAMI BEACH, FL- Art Basel Miami Beach hadn’t even opened and major sales have already been struck. When the art fair opens its doors the public tomorrow, it will reveal around 257 international galleries with a strong showing of

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"Merge" by Kim Uchiyama, 2012. Watercolor on Arches paper, 21 x 17 inches.

DISPATCH – DEC 4, 2012 (9:15 a.m.) MIAMI & MIAMI BEACH, FL- The international art world turns its attention to Miami this week with the arrival of the Miami art fairs. Hamptons art galleries will be there, bringing some of

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"Bearings" by Thomas Allen, 2012. Chromogenic print, 12 x 15 inches. Exhibited FOLEY (Chelsea, NY). Image courtesy Miami Project.

DISPATCH – DEC 4, 2012 (1:15 p.m.) Miami, FL- When Miami art week 2012 opens this week, artMRKT will be there to launch its newest fair:  Miami Project. The art fair brings a touch of the New York and California art

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DISPATCH – NOV 28, 2012 (7:12 p.m.) ST. JOHN, US VIRGIN ISLANDS- Johanna Liesbeth de Kooning, known as Lisa de Kooning, died at her home on St. John on Friday, Nov 23, 2012, according to her family. She

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"Tsunami" by Paton Miller.

DISPATCH – NOV 24, 2012 (9:15 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- The spotlight shines on Hamptons art galleries today with five simultaneous art walks taking place from 1 to 4 p.m. ArtWalk Hamptons presents mostly artist-led gallery tours in

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Joshua Light Show in progress. Photo: Lindner Genz, Transmediale

DISPATCH – NOV 8, 2012 (8:20 p.m.) WATER MILL, NY Superstorm Sandy forced Open House celebrations to be reshuffled for the new Parrish Art Museum. The strange turn of events may mean a psychedelic light show will provide the first sneak peek at the new

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DISPATCH – NOV 6, 2012 (7:45 a.m.) HEMPSTEAD, NY Today is Election Day–the day when voters go behind the polling curtain to decide the direction the country will take for the next four years. The presidential campaign

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DISPATCH – NOV 4, 2012 (10:44 a.m.) NEW YORK CITY, NY It’s no news that impact from Superstorm Sandy is being keenly felt in the Chelsea art gallery district. After some galleries and artworks were washed in

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"The Cypriot Series (#12 and #13)" by Diane Mayo, 2012. Ceramic, 19 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches and 8 x 11 x 9 1/8 inches.

DISPATCH – NOV 2, 2012 (3:23 p.m.) HAMPTONS & RIVERHEAD, NY The gas shortage–combined with trying conditions from Hurricane Sandy–has some rethinking their weekend plans for art. Cancelling but rescheduling are “Small Works / Big Views” at

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The exterior of the North Entrance of the new Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY. Photo by Matthu Placek.

DISPATCH – NOV 2, 2012 (10:05 a.m.) WATER MILL, NY The Parrish Art Museum has postponed this weekend’s Open House events for VIP and Museum Members. The events were designed to provide a first look at the

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DISPATCH – OCT 31, 2012 (8:20 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Hurricane Sandy has come and gone leaving felled trees, dangling power lines, flooding and thousands without electricity. Escaping mostly unscathed are galleries in the Hamptons. Galleries appeared intact

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"Tidal" by Sharon Horvath, 2012. Pigment, ink and polymer on paper mounted on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy The Drawing Room.

DISPATCH – OCT 29, 2012 (11:20 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Sandy is swirling and conjuring a serious storm that’s coming our way. Hopefully, she’ll change her mind and head out to sea instead of towards land (and New

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"In Process the animal" by Sydney Albertini.

DISPATCH – OCT 27, 2012 (4:47 p.m.) AMAGANSETT, NY A unique open studio event for the Hamptons is letting viewers do the talking. ILLE ARTS is sponsoring its first Open Studio Event taking place tomorrow (Sunday). The

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DISPATCH – OCT 10, 2012 (9:05 a.m.) BROOKLYN, NY Votes have been cast and counted for the most popular artists in Brooklyn, NY. At least, the most popular artists who opened their studios for the Brooklyn Museum’s GO Open Studio Tour held last

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View of the side yard of the Parrish Art Museum's former home on Jobs Lane.

DISPATCH – SEPT 19, 2012  (3:56 p.m.) SOUTHAMPTON, NY The Parrish Art Museum closed its Jobs Lane location quietly on Sept 4, 2012. With the simple turn of a lock, another chapter of the museum is written. The

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There was no fanfare, ceremony or final farewell when the Parrish Museum closed its doors on Sept 4, 2012. Just the quiet turning of a key behind wrought iron gates. This simple motion signified the museum’s time

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"Winter Beach Day at Indian Island" by Patricia Feiler.

DISPATCH – SEPT 14, 2012 (9:01 p.m.) NEW SUFFOLK, NY It’s an unusual spot for an art exhibition. The building sits waterside with only bulkheading and a wooden walkway separating it from the waters of the bay. The view is

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DISPATCH – SEPT 8, 2012 (1:15 p.m.) BROOKLYN, NY Brooklyn has a lot of artists. This weekend, the Brooklyn Museum is providing the chance to visit nearly 1,900 artist studios set in 67 neighborhoods stretching across 73

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Artwork by James Kennedy.

DISPATCH – SEPT 7, 2012 (10:07 a.m.) EAST HAMPTON, NY When is a box NOT a box? When it’s art with a box at its core and made for the annual Box Art Auction. Gazing at this year’s

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"Morning Light" by Elizabeth Malonuwicz.

DISPATCH – AUG 31, 2012 (1:36 p.m.) RIVERHEAD, NY For the first time, East End Arts has gone national for an open call juried exhibition. The results will be revealed tonight in “Joy,” a group show exploring

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Peter Opheim 153, 65x75, oil on canvas

DISPATCH – AUG 28, 2012 (9:24 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Summer isn’t the only thing that’s coming to a close. Summer installations and a museum are also set to close shortly. Here’s a list of things that are

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Some of  the Artists of Shelter Island artists gather at Wades Beach on Shelter Island, NY. Photo: Al Hammond. Courtesy of ArtSI.

DISPATCH – AUG 15, 2012 (5:05 p.m.) SHELTER ISLAND, NY This weekend presents the perfect chance for art gazing on Shelter Island. The Artists of Shelter Island (ArtSI) is holding its annual self-guided studio tour on Saturday

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Detail of "Under the Radar" by Alice Hope. Courtesy Parrish Art Museum.

DISPATCH – AUG 11, 2012 (12:10 p.m.) MONTAUK & BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY Breaking with tradition, the Parrish Art Museum is presenting site-specific installations that have nothing to do with their current home in Southampton. Both installations weave the outdoors with their

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A painting by Hans Hoffman (1880-1966). Exhibited with Nikola Rukaj Gallery (Toronto, Canada). Image courtesy Art Southampton.

DISPATCH – JULY 26, 2012 (11:35 a.m.) SOUTHAMPTON, NY Tonight’s the night that brings the first look at the latest art fair to join the Hamptons summer art scene – Art Southampton. Art Southampton opens with a

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Dara Ross among a few of the artworks on view at Gallery Valentine in East Hampton.

DISPATCH – JULY 5, 2012 (9:45 p.m.) EAST HAMPTON, NY. On Saturday, the spotlight will shine on select East Hampton galleries when Gallery Walk Hamptons comes to town. The volunteer group opens its second year of guided art walks with

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DISPATCH – JUN 26, 2012 (7:43 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY The Retreat is searching for artists for its Fourth Annual Juried Art Show. The exhibition will be held from Oct 27 to Nov 5, 2012 at Richard J. Demato Fine

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DISPATCH - Jun 20, 2012 (9:42 p.m.) SAG HARBOR, NY. Surprise! Hamptons Art Hub has changed. Yesterday afternoon, Hamptons Art Hub emerged with a new look after a site redesign. One big difference is the ability to see a stack

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DISPATCH – Jun 14, 2012 (9:10 a.m.) EAST HAMPTON, NY If success as an artist is elusive, perhaps it’s time to shore up on business skills. A four-part series titled “The Business of Art” launches on Friday

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DISPATCH – May 30, 2012 (9:45 p.m.) SOUTHAMPTON, NY It’s official–The Hamptons will have a third art fair this summer. Art Southampton will hold its inaugural fair in July, creating a trio of weekends where a single art fair takes hold of the

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DISPATCH – May 8, 2012 (7:45 p.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY The artist collective EMERGE.LI is spreading out and searching for artists. The Greenport-Hamptons art group held its first exhibition last winter at a Greenport gallery. Now, they’ve issued an

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DISPATCH – Mar 29, 2012 (7:30 a.m.) GREENPORT, NY and LANCASTER, PA The most difficult parts of having a museum show should be securing the exhibition and selecting the art. Rafael Ferrer’s recent experience upped the ante. With 29 days to go,

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DISPATCH – Mar 23, 2012 (9:20 pm.) HAMPTONS, NY Two new contemporary art galleries launch and an established gallery reopens this weekend to welcome the 2012 season. New to the Hamptons are ILLE Arts in Amagansett and Hampton Hang Gallery in Water Mill. Reopening is Kathryn Markel

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DISPATCH – Feb 21, 2012 (9:35 p.m.) SAG HARBOR, NY If you like “Legs,” the time to speak up is running out. The controversy centers on the sidewalk-adjacent installation of the Larry Rivers sculpture, “Legs.” “Legs” is installed on the grounds

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'The Measure of the Fish' by Jeff Muhs. 62" x 74" oil on canvas, 2007.

DISPATCH – November 25, 2011 (Friday; 10:00 a.m.) East Hampton, NY Jeff Muhs has joined the select ranks of artists collected by Guild Hall Museum. The artist’s abstract landscape, “The Measure of the Fish,” is currently displayed in the museum’s lobby so visitors can

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"EGGSistentialism" by Michael Lownie. Courtesy Karyn Mannix Contemporary.

DISPATCH – October 15, 2011 (Saturday; 11:20 a.m.) Southampton, NY It may not be wise to miss tonight’s Birdhouse Auction. Hamptons Art Hub has it on good authority that this will be the last one. The 7th Annual Birdhouse Auction will be

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DISPATCH – August 21, 2011 (Sunday; 1:30 p.m.) Southampton, NY Susie Barry Roden isn’t one to shy away from cancer. She also knows that wonderful things happen when creativity turns to fight cancer. Roden’s a ground-floor organizer for the annual fundraisers The Birdhouse Auction

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Sculpture by Randall Rosenthal.

DISPATCH – June 16, 2011 (Thursday; 8:26 a.m.) East Hampton, NY Randall Rosenthal has an unusual take on art—he creates sculpture so real that people stare in disbelief. With the staring comes the realization that it’s art that’s keeping

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DISPATCH - May 25, 2011 (Wednesday); 8:30 p.m. Hamptons, NY Two galleries have switched their homes and one new gallery has opened in time to launch the 2011 season. Sara Nightingale Gallery moved back to its original Water Mill location after a two-year

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DISPATCH – APRIL 27, 2011 (Wednesday) time unspecified HAMPTONS, NY It’s that time of year again…when the Hampton art scene starts to gurgle. The frantic race to exhibit art and attend exhibitions hasn’t begun. It’s still pre-season. What’s

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