DISPATCH - AUG 10, 2012 (8:30 a.m.)


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 tonight coinciding with Guild Hall's summer gala). The Parrish Art Museum hosts "Under the Radar" by Alice Hope. The site-specific outdoor installation opens tomorrow at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk.

In addition, the Fifth Annual Potter's Trail features five working ceramic studios for visiting from Sag Harbor to East Hampton. The free self-guided tour takes place tomorrow.

Here is this week's listing of art openings in the Hamptons and the North Fork:


ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Seating Arrangements” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibiting artists include Don Christensen, Kurt Gumaer, Mary Heilmann, and Daniel Weiner. It is curated by Mary Heilmann. The show runs through Sept 11. The gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY. www.illearts.com

CRAZY MONKEY GALLERY - "Cynthia Sobel" and "Anna Franklin" have an opening reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. A group show is also on view. Exhibiting gallery members Andrea McCafferty, Daniel Schoenheimer, Jana Hayden, Wilhelmina Hoe, Lance Corey, Bob Tucker, Sheila Rotner, and Diane Marxe. The show runs through August 27. The gallery is located at 136 Main Street, Amagansett, NY. www.thecrazymonkeygallery.com

Artwork by Cynthia Sobel. Photo Courtesy Crazy Monkey Gallery.


PETER MARCELLE GALLERY - "New Works by Lisa Corinne Davis" has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show is presented by Gavin Spanierman. It remains on view through Aug 19. The gallery is located at 2411 Main St, Bridgehampton, NY.


GUILD HALL MUSEUM - "Beach Life" - A solo show of paintings by Eric Fischl has an opening reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The show runs through Oct 14, 2012. Also on view is the photography portfolio “America: Now + Here.” The project was conceived and spearheaded by Fischl.

A Gala Preview will be held tonight from 6 to 7 p.m. For tickets and information, email [email protected]. An illustrated lecture will be presented by Eric Fischl on Wednesday (Aug 15) at 8 p.m. in the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall. The museum is located at 158 Main St., East Hampton, NY. www.guildhall.org.
ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - “Parts & Service” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The show runs through Sept 12. It is curated by Eric Firestone. The gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.ericfirestonegallery.com

QF GALLERY - "I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR THIS SH&T!" is an exhibition of new media artworks curated by Karen Bookatz and Carrie Mackin. The show opened last week but remains on view through Aug 12. The gallery is located 98 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.qfgallery.com.


SOUTH STREET GALLERY - “Landscape" - A solo show by Ty Stroudsburg” plus a “Juried Exhibit” have an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through September 17. The gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY. http://thesouthstreetgallery.com

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


Rosalie Dimon Gallery at the Jamesport Manor Inn - Two coinciding solo shows by Dan Weldon and Elizabeth Malunowicz has an artist reception on Sunday (Aug 12) from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibitions remain on view through Oct 31. The gallery (and the Jamesport Manor Inn) are located at 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport, NY. The show is co-presented by East End Arts and the Jamesport Manor Inn. http://eastendarts.org/gallery/DimonCurrent.html  http://jamesportmanorinn.com.


MATTITUCK-LAUREL LIBRARY GALLERY- “Substitute for Love" - A solo show by Nella Khanis has an opening reception on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The artist will sign her book “Before & After” at the reception. The show runs through Aug 31. The library is located at 13900 Main Street, Mattituck NY. www.mattlibrary.org

"Green" by Nella Khanis.


The Parrish Road Show at Camp Hero State Park - "Under the Radar" by Alice Hope opens on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The site-specific installation is composed of thousands of ferrite magnates and set on an asphalt strip adjacent to Camp Hero's decommissioned radar tower. For details, visit www.parrishart.org.


ARTHUR T. KALAHER FINE ART - “Rolph Scarlett - Works on paper” has an opening reception on Thursday (Aug 16) from 6 to 9 p.m. The gallery is located at 197 Madison St, Sag Harbor, NY. www.arthurtkalaherfineart.com

Artwork by Rolph Scarlett (1891-1984). Photo courtesy Arthur T. Kalaher Fine Art.

“5th Annual Potter’s Trail” takes place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. The self-guided tour includes five working pottery studios: Joel Kaplan (potter), Phyllis Spiegel (potter), Karen Lissack (Kiki Handmade), Beverly Granger (Pots By Bebe) and Nancy Robbins (Round Pond Pottery). Studios are located in East Hampton and Sag Harbor. For details, visit Round Pond Pottery at http://nancyrobbinspottery.com

Artwork by Phyllis Spiegel.

MONIKA OLKA GALLERY - "Solo Show: James Beres" has an artist reception on Sat from 6 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through Aug 22. The gallery is located on 95 Main Street Sag Harbor, NY. http://monikaolkogallery.com.

A painting by James Beres.


SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER - "Diaspora Vibe 2.0" opens its 16th annual Caribbean Crossroads Series Exhibition with a preview on Saturday during a fundraising gala held from 4 to 7 p.m. The show remains on view from Aug 11 to 26. The show is co-presented by Global Arts/Media and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator of Miami, FL. Gala tickets are $125 and can be purchased at www.globalartsmediainc.com.

TRIPOLI GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART - “Night Vision" - a solo show by Lola Montes Schnabel” has an opening reception on Thursday (Aug 16) from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs from Aug 16 through Sept 11. The gallery is located at 30 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY. www.tripoligallery.com.


EAST END PHOTOGRAPHERS GROUP at the WATER MILL MUSEUM - “Summer Photography Exhibition- Room With Views” has an opening reception on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The show runs through Aug 26. The museum is located at 41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill NY. www.watermillmuseum.org, www.eastendphotogroup.org

WATERMILL CENTER - “Discover Watermill” Open House takes place on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. Tours of the grounds also feature the outdoor sculptures,  installations and performances created for “The Big Bang." (See https://hamptonsarthub.com/2012/07/31/performance-art-drives-the-big-bang-over-the-top/)

Also on view are new installations from international artists and the exhibition "Mike Kelley: 1954-2012," a tribute exhibition in collaboration with The Luma Foundaton. Admission is free. The Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill NY. www.watermillcenter.org


Want to know what’s happening in the Hamptons art community? How about the North Fork or NYC? Visit HamptonsArtHub.com to find out.

There’s plenty of art news, art fair coverage and artists with a Hamptons / North Fork connection.

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