Sag Harbor

"Bodo Junction I" by Keith Sonnier, 2005. Neon, paint, and aluminum, 29 x 13 x 10 inches.© Keith Sonnier/Artist Rights Society. Photo: Caterina Verde.

East End art gets a little quieter with the first two art fairs wrapped up. Still, this weekend brings new excitement to the Hamptons art scene. LongHouse Reserve has its benefit on Saturday and art and culture

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"Persephone I" by Eve Iacono, 2014. Photographic Collage, 22 x 30 inches.

“Unconscious Code” opens on July 19, 2014 at the new BeUnico Gallery located on Noyac Road in Sag Harbor, NY. The group exhibition features photography, sculpture and mixed media works. The exhibition is the first for the new gallery

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Photograph by Phillip Graybill.

The arrival of Art Market Hamptons and Art Hamptons take center stage on the Hamptons art scene this week. Both shows open tonight in Bridgehampton. Benefit galas for the Parrish Art Museum and Bay Street Theatre take

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Detail of painting by Bob Dylan. Image Courtesy Mark Borghi Fine Art.

July 4th Weekend is here bringing with it summer crowds, parties and plenty of art openings. This weekend’s list is long and events start tonight with openings occurring on the North and South Forks. Happy Holiday! AMAGANSETT 

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The crowd and Sperry Tent at the 2013 Halsey House Gala. Photo by Matthew Nuccio.

Find your party clothes because July has arrived! July is the height of the Hamptons benefit season and there’s plenty of attention on the arts. Sometimes benefits raise money for art or cultural organizations or campaigns that

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"The Darkest of Days and the Brightest of Nights #1" by Pam Hawkes. Oil and copper leaf on panel, 12 x 12 inches.

This weekend is popping with art on the East End. On Saturday, The Southampton Center opens for the season with two exhibitions, Guild Hall has a reception for four new exhibitions and a new gallery opens and

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"Temptations II" by Gabrielle Raacke. Acrylic on glass, 26 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches frame included.

This weekend’s picks all have a party involved. In fact, it’s the combination of art worth seeing and the anticipation of a crowd that strings through this trio of selections. For each of these shows, expect to

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"Sail Loft" by Andrew Wyeth, 1983.

Art openings, artist talks, artists in conversation, live music and the first busy weekend of benefits are all up for grabs this weekend. The art fun gets started tomorrow and continues through Wednesday. Following is this week’s

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"Birds Dream Disorder" by Pamela Wilson. Oil on linen, 20 x 16 inches.

DISPATCH – MAY 29, 2014 EAST END, NY- The “big” weekend may have passed but art continues to explode on the East End. New art openings are being unveiled across the East End and live music abounds.

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Bronze sculptures by Peter Voulkos installed at LongHouse Reserve

With so many things to do and only three days to do, it can be easy to get lost in the options. Hamptons Art Hub has put together our Short List of art and culture worth noting

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"Kodoku" by Colin Goldberg, 2014. Acrylic, pigment, and resin on birch panels, 24 x 38 inches. Triptych.

DISPATCH – MAY 22, 2014 EAST END, NY- It’s here…the first of the big three weekends of the Summer Season. Get your pencils out and get ready to write out a plan. There’s lots of art and

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Artwork by Virva Hinnemo. Courtesy Ille Arts.

DISPATCH – MAY 15, 2014 EAST END, NY- Art openings continue on the East End this weekend. Worth noting is a sprawling exhibition of outdoor furniture design at LongHouse Reserve and a talk by the winners of

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The Counterclockwise Ensemble. Courtesy Southampton Cultural Center.

DISPATCH – MAY 8, 2014 EAST END, NY Much attention is turned to Frieze art fair and the newly-minted Frieze Art Week in New York City with Hamptons galleries and artists being part of the fray. In

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"Untitled 23" by Carol Sears, 2011. Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 72 inches. Courtesy Lawrence Fine Art

May brings even more season openings to the Hamptons and the North Fork. This month brings the season opening of The Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center and the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum. Guild Hall Museum

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"Triple Roots Grez Beets" by Andrea L. Parker, 2001. Photograph.

DISPATCH – MAY 1, 2014 EAST END, NY- This weekend feels like a harbarginger of things to come in the Hamptons summer art scene. Both museums hold special exhibition openings on Saturday, the Pollock-Krasner House & Study

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Artwork by Fulvio Massi. Courtesy

DISPATCH- APRIL 24, 2014 EAST END, NY- This one is a busy one for art in the Hamptons and the East End. The Springs School “Mystery Art Fair” already has people waiting in lines for the chance

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"What's Supposed to Be" by  Fitzhugh Karol.

The Hamptons art scene begins to wake in April. New galleries arrive and existing ones reopen for the season. LongHouse Reserve opens this weekend and the Parrish launches its 2014 exhibition season next weekend. Following is the

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"Collective Consciousness" by Kristy Gordon, 2013. Oil, 20 x 20 inches.

DISPATCH – APRIL 10, 2014 EAST END, NY- The East End art scene is starting to bloom. Water Mill is the place to be tonight and tomorrow night with art openings abounding in Sag Harbor and East

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Artwork by Charles Yoder.

DISPATCH – MARCH 20, 2014 EAST END, NY Art openings, film screenings, live music, a book talk and a National Theatre Live broadcast of Shakespeare are some of the cultural offerings on the East End this weekend.

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Joe Delia. Photo by Debra L. Rothernberg.

DISPATCH – MARCH 6, 2014 EAST END, LI Lots of eyes are on NYC for New York City Art Week. If you’re staying on the East End, there’s art and culture to be found. Live music is

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From the RX Series by ARREX

DISPATCH – FEB 20, 2014 EAST END, NY- This weekend is especially busy with rescheduled exhibition openings and events combining with new cultural happenings. Live music, a hosted film screening, book readings and new art openings are

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Artwork by Kirsten Benfield

DISPATCH – FEB 13, 2104 EAST END, NY- It seems impossible to escape the snow lately but even sleet, slush and piles of the white stuff won’t stop art on the East End. This week brings a

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The Beatles. Photo courtesy Bay Street Theatre.

DISPATCH – FEB 7, 2014 SAG HARBOR, NY- Beatles fans are in luck. This weekend, Bay Street Theatre is presenting a series of film and music events designed to celebrate The Beatles’s initial arrival in America and

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"Volumetric Gestures" by Colin Goldberg, 2007. Digital monoprints on BFK paper with 
metallic primer. 29x21 in. each, tripych.

DISPATCH – FEB 6, 2014 HAMPTONS, NY- Festivals abound this weekend with the kickoff of “Winterfest: Live on the Vine” on the North Fork and Riverhead, a “Meet the Beatles” Weekend at Bay Street Theatre, and the

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"Black is Back" by Danny Simmons. Oil on canvas, pigment, African textile, 36 x 36 inches. Photo by Guenter Knop.

DISPATCH – JAN 30, 2014 EAST END, NY A new music series at the Parrish launches on Friday and joins other area music series already in progress. Film screenings, artist presentations and new exhibitions are all on

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Andrea Cote in a performance piece. Courtesy Parrish Art Museum.

DISPATCH – JAN 23, 2014 EAST END, NY- Music series, film festivals and art events are making sure there’s art and culture to be found year-round on the East End. Martha Clara Vineyard adds a new concert

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"Good Thoughts" by oil on canvas, 2013
Photo credit: Michelle Trauring for the Southampton Press.

DISPATCH – JAN 16, 2014 EAST END, NY- Music and film festivals are on tap for this weekend. So are new and continuing art exhibitions. While the Heckscher Art Museum lies beyond the East End, Hamptons sculptor

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"Violet Moonrise" by Elizabeth Huey, 2013.

DISPATCH – JAN 2, 2014 HAMPTONS, NY- Happy New Year! Ready for some art? There are two exhibitions with opening receptions that spring into the Hamptons art scene this weekend. A live music series with some serious

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Sculpture by Jack Youngerman installed at LongHouse Reserve.

DISPATCH – DEC 31, 2013 EAST END, NY- There’s no time like the present to scroll through 2013 and consider East End exhibitions that made a lasting impression. Hamptons Art Hub staff put on their thinking caps

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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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"To de Chirico" by Carolyn Conrad.

DISPATCH – DEC 19, 2013 EAST END, NY- Celebrations are the thoughts of the week and the art world is no exception. There are multiple ways to get your art and culture fix on the East End

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Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton is part of the Thanksgiving Saturday Art Walk.

DISPATCH – NOV 27, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- What started out as an idea has transformed into a tradition. This weekend, the Thanksgiving Saturday “Art Walk in the Hamptons” returns for its third year with an expanded edition

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"Inazuma" by Colin Goldberg, 2013. Acrylic and pigment transfer with liquid polymer on birch panels. 24 x 62 inches, triptych.

DISPATCH – NOV 29, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Happy Thanksgiving! Happy art viewing! This weekend, galleries are pulling out the stops to host exhibition openings, holiday shows, an art tray auction, book signing events and more. On Saturday,

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"Sienna Evening" by Carolyn Conrad. Archival Digital Photograph.

DISPATCH – NOV 11, 2013 EAST END, NY- Art openings, a poetry reading, a photographers’ talk, art openings and more unfold this weekend on the North and South Forks. Here’s this week’s list of where to find

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"Lines of Communication" by Jim Sabiston

DISPATCH – NOV 7, 2013 EAST END, LONG ISLAND- It might as well be summer! This weekend is a busy one for art in the Hamptons and across the East End. The Parrish celebrates its one-year anniversary

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"Cathedral One" by Alex Vignoli. Photograph.

DISPATCH – SEPT 26, 2013 HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY- Special events take center stage this weekend in the Villages of Southampton, Sag Harbor and East Hampton. Southampton SeptemberFest launches Friday night with cultural activities and other

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"Primavera" by Terr Strickland. Oil on panel, 24 x 24 inches.

DISPATCH – SEPT 19, 2013 EAST END, NY- Exhibitions abound with new openings this weekend in the Hamptons. A new exhibition of sea-inspired art opens in Greenport in conjunction with the 24th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival. An exhibition

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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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"Man in the Box" by Marc Sijan. Polyester resin and oil paint, lifesize.

DISPATCH – AUG 29, 2013 HAMPTONS & EAST END, NY- Labor Day weekend is upon us and brings the last hurrah of the summer. Art is plentiful and there are new exhibitions opening plus music, dance, an

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Artwork by Linda Sylvester.

Have walls that need art? Staying a short time in your new home so art seems out of the question? Lynda Sylvester may have the answers. Sylvester recently took her interest in photography, art and printing to

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"Jimmy" by Frank Oriti. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches.

Frank Oriti knows the hardscrabble crowd. Lined faces, puffy eyes, tattoo sleeves and searing yet cloaked gazes that seem to say ‘Things haven’t been that great. Life may not turn around.’ Still, all may not be lost

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“Paysage au Chien” by Jean Dubuffet. Courtesy Parrish Art Museum.

Blockbuster exhibitions have arrived at Long Island Museums. The Parrish Art Museum unveils a quartet of new exhibitions and Guild Hall opens a solo show of new work by Chuck Close. The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum continues

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Artwork by Stuart Suttcliffe.

DISPATCH – AUG 8, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- This weekend is another noteworthy one for art in the Hamptons. Both art museums are unveiling new exhibitions and arts programming and Watermill Center hosts a repeat of performance art

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"Debbie Harry" by Mick Rock.

From Bill Haley and Chuck Berry to Elvis and the Beatles, from Jimi Hendrix and Blondie to Vampire Weekend, rock music has always included a strong visual component. Performers understand that presentation, whether playing live or trying

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"Original Warrior" by Sydney Albertini.

DISPATCH – AUG 5, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Ready to get on the road? The Parrish Art Museum is. This weekend sees the return of the Parrish’s off-site summer installation project.  On Saturday, Sydney Albertini’s installation And Also,

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DISPATCH – AUG 1, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Welcome to August! The Hamptons art scene continues this week with art events, musical art events and plenty of new exhibitions to discover. Worth noting are sculpture installation openings at

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"Obsidian Barbera Futura" by Kenny Scharf, 2013. Oil, acrylic, and glitter on canvas, 72 x 60 1/8 inches.

DISPATCH – JULY 26, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Another busy weekend in the Hamptons! On Saturday night, there are two summer galas: Watermill Center and Rush Philanthropic Foundation. (Click here for details). Art Southampton presents its second art

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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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"Agro-Fiddling" by Torey Thornton.

DISPATCH – JULY 19, 2013 HAMPTONS, NY- Another busy week of art in the Hamptons! This weekend brings benefits for LongHouse Reserve, Bay Street Theatre, Art in General and a party for Guild Hall’s Young Contemporaries. The

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FEATURED_Aakash Nihalani pictured applying tape, 2013.

DISPATCH – JULY 12, 2013 (8:45 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY- The pace has quickened in the Hamptons art scene! artMRKT Hamptons and ArtHamptons provide extra places to see art this weekend. Both fairs opened last

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DISPATCH – JUNE 28, 2013 (8:00 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- The Hamptons Art Scene is jumping! Sag Harbor is the place to be tonight with Artwalk Hamptons kicking off its weekend-long presentation of gallery walks and “MADE In

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"Kushiel's Dart" by Donato Giancola. Oil on panel, 24 x 36 inches.

“OBJECTS OF DESIRE” at RJD Gallery June 1 to June 27, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.   “Objects of Desire” carefully integrates artwork to both stimulate the viewer and to create

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"Forced Perspective" by Justine Hill, 2013. Acrylic on canvas.

DISPATCH – MAY 31, 2013 (9:50 a.m.) HAMPTONS & EAST END, NY- The weekend brings numerous new art exhibitions, museum openings and concerts to the East End of Long Island. Here’s what’s happening in the Hamptons art

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Art Opening at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum

DISPATCH – MAY 30, 2013 (8:45 p.m.) SAG HARBOR, NY- It was a whale of a good time at the opening of “A Whale of a Show” exhibition at the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum last

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"The Painted Whale" by Eric Dever.

DISPATCH – MAY 23, 2013 (8:00 a.m.) HAMPTONS & THE EAST END, NY- It’s here! The first big hurrah of the season. If you’re looking to plan an art-filled weekend, there are plenty of options to choose

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Drawing by Jeanette Martone.

DISPATCH – APRIL 26, 2013 (5:30 p.m.) SAG HARBOR, NY- An eye for detail and a heart that searches for connections across cultures and humanity found complimentary bedfellows when Jeanette Martone picked up a pencil. Martone spends time volunteering with

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"Dirt Man with Shovel" by James Croak. Cast dirt, 74 x 30 x 35 inches. Courtesy Oxenberg Fine Art.

DISPATCH – APRIL 25, 2013 (8:00 a.m.) MIAMI, FL- There are a few things to know about James Croak: The artist favors dirt as the main material in his hand-built cast sculptures. He invented the labor-intensive process

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"The Glory of Spring" by Karl Dempwolf, 2010. 30 x 40 inches, oil.

DISPATCH – APRIL 19, 2013 (8:12 a.m.) EAST END OF LI, NY- The Hamptons spring to life this weekend with new art exhibitions, a major survey show of drawings by Alice Aycock, the opening of LongHouse Reserve

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"Summer Skys" by Carly Haffner, 2013. Painting.

DISPATCH – FEB 15, 2013 (8:37 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- Two exhibitions hold rescheduled events this weekend that were delayed by recent snow storm. Weekend art happenings include a love-themed show at Ashawagh Hall with performances and a

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"Deepwater Horzion" by Rossa Williams Cole, 2011. Wood and bamboo, 20 x 20 x 18 inches.

DISPATCH- DEC 20, 2012 (9:23 p.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY- There’s plenty of reasons to celebrate this weekend–the holidays, the world not ending, friends, family and joy in general. Here are a  few ways the arts

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"Farmhouse" by Terry Elkins.

DISPATCH – NOV 30, 2012 (8:05 a.m.) EAST END, NY- The holiday season has arrived and galleries are holding shows to celebrate. Here’s where to find this weekend’s new exhibitions and art shows geared for gift giving.

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Film still from Jardin en el mar.The art is by Cristina Iglesias. The film is directed by Thomas Riedelsheime.

DISPATCH – NOV 28, 2012 (8:05 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY- Artists find themselves the subject of documentaries screening in three different events in the Hamptons this weekend. Appearing first are historic artists in East End Stories on Screen on Thursday at

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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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Table Setting by the Suffolk County Community College Interior Design Department.

DISPATCH – NOV 9, 2012 (8:20 a.m.) HAMPTONS & RIVERHEAD, NY This weekend’s opening of the new Parrish Art Museum is big news. Saturday’s Grand Opening will unveil two temporary exhibitions plus seven permanent exhibitions of artwork

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Post Sandy 182

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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"Boy, Borrowed Suit" by Ellen Dooley. Courtesy Ashawagh Hall.

DISPATCH – OCT 25, 2012 (9:23 p.m) HAMPTONS and NORTH FORK, NY Themed exhibitions for Halloween, an open studio tour with voting privileges and four new exhibitions at Guild Hall Museum are among this week’s choices for

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"Blue Tide" by Mary Gilmour.

DISPATCH – OCT 5, 2012 (6:55 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY A flurry of new art exhibitions arrive in the Hamptons, just in time for the Hamptons International Film Festival taking place from Oct 4 to

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From the book "NO MORE CHINOTTO FOREVER, AGAIN..." by BJARNE MELGAARD. Courtesy of KARMA.

DISPATCH – SEPT 14, 2012 (8:23 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY It’s a busy weekend for art openings in the Hamptons. Here’s this week’s list of new art openings in the Hamptons. AMAGANSETT  ILLE ARTS GALLERY

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"Exchanging Self with Others" by Michael Cardacino.

DISPATCH – AUG 31, 2012 (8:39 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY It’s here–Labor Day Weekend. The forecast calls for sunny skies, summer revelry and plenty of art. Here’s what’s new on the Hamptons Art Scene: AMAGANSETT  CRAZY MONKEY GALLERY

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"Memories from St. Petersburg by Ramiro, 2012. Oil, 35.5 x 25.5 inches.

DISPATCH – AUG 24, 2012 (10:35 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY This week’s selections of new art shows are all solo exhibitions. In addition, there are two fundraisers that shouldn’t be missed–especially for those who enjoy the energy of collaboration and unusual

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"Tokachi" by Andrea Shapiro, 2011. Oil and mixed media on panel, 48 x 48 inches.

DISPATCH – AUG 24, 2012 (9:35 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY Exhibition openings and fundraisers presenting the efforts of multiple artists are on tap for the upcoming week. Here’s a listing of some of the options in

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Artwork by Michael Chiarello. Courtesy Montauk Beach House.

DISPATCH – AUG 17, 2012 (8:35 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY There are plenty of art openings, events and art-related lectures to keep art lovers hopping all weekend. Here’s what’s on tap for the weekend and

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"Moonrise North Road" by Ty Stroudsburg. Oil on linen, 48 x 68 inches. Photo courtesy South Street Gallery.

DISPATCH – AUG 10, 2012 (8:30 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY Both Hamptons museums have art openings this weekend. “Beach Life” – a solo show of beach paintings by Eric Fischl opens at Guild Hall tomorrow (a preview is

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Painting by Maeve D'Arcy. Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 inches.

DISPATCH – AUG 3, 2012 (9:30 a.m.) HAMPTONS, N.Y. Compiled for your pleasure (and information) are this week’s art openings and new exhibitions taking place in the Hamptons and the North Fork. Happy art viewing! BRIDGEHAMPTON KATHRYN MARKEL FINE

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Justin Smith is one of Spyüngo’s biggest fans. Maybe that’s because he created the endearing ogre who lives to stir up trouble. When your tromping grounds are the shadows of abandoned chemical refineries in Bayonne, NJ, poking around dark places

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"Sag Harbor Movie" by Joe Chierchio.

DISPATCH – JULY 27, 2012 (9:15 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY It’s no surprise the upcoming week is packed with art events, exhibition openings and art exhibition benefits. Here’s a list of art options for the week: BRIDGEHAMPTON PETER MARCELLE GALLERY

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"Hydrangeas" by Eve Stuart.

DISPATCH- JULY 20, 2012 (7:30 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY There are plenty of art exhibitions opening this weekend. In case you were looking for a guide to help find them, here is this week’s Art Round Up: BRIDGEHAMPTON BRIDGE

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"Blue-Veil" by Ed Moses.

DISPATCH- JULY 13, 2012 (1:20 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY This weekend welcomes the first of a trio of art fairs which spikes the quick pace of the Hamptons art scene. Welcome to July! Worth noting is this weekend is Powerplay–a one day art event held on

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“Trolling-for-Bluefish” by Currier & Ives,1866.

DISPATCH – JULY 13, 2012 (7:30 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Here is this week’s art openings and events in the Hamptons: . AMAGANSETT  ILLE ARTS GALLERY – “In The Arms of Time” A solo show by Vivien Bittencourt has

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"Seas of Humanity" by Perry Burns.

DISPATCH – June 29, 2012 (8:30 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY This weekend brings the Fourth of July to the Hamptons art scene. As fitting, there’s an explosion of art opening to enthrall the eyes and the mind. Here’s the weekly round up

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Participating studio tour artist sculptor Phyllis Hammond. Courtesy Photo: AAEH

The following post is sponsored by the Artists Alliance of East Hampton. The Artists Alliance of East Hampton, founded in 1984 in honor of Jimmy Ernst, internationally acclaimed abstract artist, will be conducting its 27th Annual Summer

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"Brazilian Sketchbook Page 2" by Dalton Portella.

DISPATCH – Jun 23, 2012 (8:35 a.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY Here is this week’s listing of art openings and art to see. Happy viewing! BRIDGEHAMPTON Gallery Valentino – “Color Go-Lightly…A Homage to Color” has an opening

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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 15, 2012 (8:20 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Here is this week’s list of weekend art openings. Need help deciding? Check out Hamptons Art Hub pics in Three To See. AMAGANSETT Ille Arts – “11″ – A solo show

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"Foliage" by Lauren Luloff. Oil and bleach on bedsheets and fabric, 80 x 61inches.

DISPATCH – Jun 1, 2012 (10:30 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Forget about resting this weekend. There are plenty of openings to keep art fans happy. The Drawing Room presents its inaugural exhibition in its new expanded location. Two solo shows open

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"Voyage of the Bird" by Nahum Tschacbasov, 1946. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches.

DISPATCH – MAY 25, 2012 (12:25 p.m.) EAST END, NY In honor of the Hamptons art season kick-off, we’ve compiled an exhaustive list of the art openings happening over the Memorial Day Weekend. Think of it as an Art Opening Cheat

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Pat Place, Brian Kelly, Julia Murphy at "Open for the Stones, Vol.1"

DISPATCH – May 23, 2012 (8:30 a.m.) EAST HAMPTON, NY It’s the second stop on a multi-town tour. Musicians are integral but they’re not on stage. Their artwork is. But don’t expect clichéd art of musical notes, battered guitars, or

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"Closeup" Dalton Portella exhibited Out East Gallery in Montauk, NY.

DISPATCH – May 19, 2012 (12:30 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY This is a big weekend for art exhibitions. Memorial Day Weekend is the start of the Hamptons art season but the upcoming days aren’t times for slacking. Opening tonight is the

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"Harbor #8" by John Wissemann. Etching ink and colored pencil, 24 x 20 inches.

DISPATCH – May 4, 2012 (6:12 p.m.) EAST END OF LONG ISLAND, NY Saturday’s the night for Hamptons exhibition openings. This includes Guild Hall’s annual Artists Members Exhibition. New art shows for this weekend include a solo show by John Wissemann in Greenport and a group exhibition

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Mixed media photograph by David Gamble. Part of  new series inspired by the streets of New Orleans. 27 x 40 inches.

DISPATCH – APR 20 (9:20 a.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Artists from the Hamptons are congregating in several exhibitions opening this weekend. Harper’s Books in East Hampton is presenting a show of area artists–many who have exhibited at the Parrish Art Museum. Tripoli

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"Bleed (Echo)" by Devon Oder. C-print mounted and framed, 35 x 35 x 2 inches.

DISPATCH – Apr 13, 2012 (12:30 p.m.) HAMPTONS & NORTH FORK, NY Seascapes, Abstraction, Conceptual and Pop art are on tap for this weekend’s new exhibitions. Saturday night is a busy one with openings in Water Mill,

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"Untitled" by Illiana Ortega, 2010. Photograph and pencil. From the Black + White Drawing Series.

DISPATCH – Mar 30, 2012 (5:20 p.m.) HAMPTONS, NY Two galleries launch the 2012 season with openings on Saturday. A third welcomes spring on Sunday with a group show celebrating the earth’s transformation from subdued grays into full blooming

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"The Feast" by Andrea Kowch.

DISPATCH – Mar 18, 2012 (1:24 p.m.) NEW YORK & SAG HARBOR, NY Andrea Kowch won a top spot during a global artist search sponsored by SCOPE New York. The painter who combines Goth with an Old Masters style was selected

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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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"Secret Beach" by Ben Fenske. Oil, 44 by 59 inches.

DISPATCH – November 6, 2011 (Sunday; 2:37 p.m.) – UPDATED Nov 7, 2011 (Monday, 7:59 a.m.) Sag Harbor, NY Landscapes aren’t all created equal. In two exhibitions at Grenning Gallery, some of the gallery’s finest display their latest works. “Local

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Print by Y Adams as part of 15 Minutes at the Pollock-Krasner

DISPATCH – SEPT 2011 HAMPTONS & BEYOND This is the first post peering into museum exhibitions. September brings the start of the de Kooning show at MoMA and a wood sculpture exhibition at Long Island Museum. There are plenty of continuing exhibitions

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July 28 by Rob Calvert

DISPATCH – Sept 6, 2011 (Tuesday; 9:17 a.m.) Sag Harbor, NY The sum of summer can be found by noticing moments and adding days until they equal an entire season. Rob Calvert decided capture these moments and combine them with memories from

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"Enter Laughing, The Musical." Courtesy of Bay Street Theatre.

DISPATCH – August 30, 2011 (Wednesday; 8:00 a.m.) Sag Harbor, NY It’s a good thing “Enter Laughing” has a sense of a humor. The coming of age story about a young actor and his first possible break into

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"Two Shoes" by Athos Zacharias

DISPATCH – July 30, 2011 (Saturday; 5:57 p.m.) Sag Harbor, NY Betty has high hopes for summer and her upcoming vacation. After all, what could go wrong? Artist Athos Zacharias doesn’t want to weigh in (he’s not a

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"After Walker Evans's 'Torn Movie Poster'" by Bradford Stringfield. Courtesy Fountain House.

DISPATCH – July 29, 2011 (Friday, 5:31 p.m.) Hamptons, NY The art can captivate, engage and conjure questions. It may delight. It may disturb. It may invoke a range of emotions in between. This is true whether it’s

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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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