DISPATCH - AUG 17, 2012 (8:35 a.m.)


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 the upcoming week:


NEOTERIC FINE ART - “Hybridized” has an opening reception tonight (Friday) from 6 to 9 p.m. The reception includes music by Mr. Pockets, DJ Yata, and Olde Sake plus a poetry reading by Malik Solomon. The show runs through Aug 31. The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY. www.neotericfineart.com

KARMA - "A Real Slow Drag" - Book signing by Adam McEwen will take place on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. The book is published by Marianne Boesky Gallery. The book store and gallery is located at 249 Main Street, Amagansett, NY. On view through Sunday is “Dead Flowers” by Dan Colen. www.karmakarma.org (The exhibition is a THREE TO SEE pic).


PARRISH ROAD SHOW at THE BRIDGEHAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY- “what comes around" - solo show and installation by Jill Musnicki” has an opening reception tonight (Friday) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Engine Barn. The show remains on view through Sunday. The museum is located at 2368 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY. http://parrishart.org


ASHAWAGH HALL - “Springs Invitational Curator’s Tour” takes place on Saturday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The exhibition talk and tour is led by Christina Mossaides Strassfield, Museum Director and Chief Curator for Guild Hall Museum. Free. The Springs Invitational remains on view through Sunday. Artwork sales benefits the Springs Improvement Society (SIA), Ashawagh Hall and the SIS’s Scholarship Fund. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY. www.ashawagh-hall.org

ART WALK HAMPTONS - Will hold a self-guided and curator-led tour on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. An opening reception begins at 5 p.m. at Vered Art Gallery (68 Park Place). A closing reception will be held at 8 p.m. at QF Gallery (98 Newtown Lane). Free. For maps and information, visit www.artwalkhamptons.com.

HARPER'S BOOKS - “Kazuo Kitai: Barricade” and “John Gossage: The Code” presents an exhibition opening and book signings for both photographers on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show runs through Oct 1. The gallery is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. www.harpersbooks.com.

THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Holy Crap!” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features artists Nate Lowman, Rob Pruitt, Dan Colen, and Piotr Ulański. The show runs through Sept 17. Rob Pruitt’s “flea market,” will be presented during the opening and on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The gallery is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY. www.thefireplaceproject.com. THREE TO SEE pic.

POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER at THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Men of Fire: Discussion by Sharon Lorenzo” takes place on Sunday at 5 p.m. Lorenzo will discuss how murals by Jose Clemente Orozco influenced Jackson Pollock. Admission is $5 or free for members of The Pollock-Krasner House. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY. The exhibition is presented at The Pollock-Krasner House and runs through Oct 27. For details, visit http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse/

QF GALLERY - “She Sells Seashells by the Seashore" has an opening reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.  The group show is curated by Lance Kinz and Michelle Tillou of Kinz + Tillou Fine Art of NYC. The gallery is located at 98 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY. THREE TO SEE pic.


MONTAUK BEACH HOUSE - “Downtown Art” launches its first art show and its new exhibition spaces with a reception on Sat at 1 p.m. at the luxury resort. Both artists will give a talk at the opening. Michael Chiarello exhibits sculpture in four open-air locations. Mixed media works by Daniel Dens will be presented in the lobby. "Downtown Art" will present works by local artists in changing exhibitions, according to a press release. The art remains on view through Sept 16. The hotel is located at 55 South Elmwood Ave, Montauk, NY. www.thembh.com

Artwork by Michael Chiarello. Courtesy Montauk Beach House.


THE REMSENBURG ACADEMY - “99 Embraces” by Gina Gilmour and Eberle Damron opens tomorrow and remains on view on weekends through Sept 2. The exhibition includes linoleum prints, drawings and works with fabric. Three improvisational concerts by The Hidden City Orchestra will be held on consecutive Sundays (Aug 19, Aug 26 and Sept 2) at noon. The music will interpret the art in the exhibition. The concerts are titled “Three Sundays, Ninety-Nine Embraces.” Admission is free. The Remsenburg Academy is located at 130 South Country Road, Remsenburg, NY.


ART WALK HAMPTONS - Self-guided and Art Walk Founder-led gallery tour on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. An opening reception begins at 5 p.m. at The Grenning Gallery (17 Washington Street). A closing reception will be held at 8 p.m. at Dodds and Eder Sculpture Garden (11 Bridge Street). Free. For maps and information, visit www.artwalkhamptons.com.

ARTHUR T. KALAHER FINE ART - “The Artist Series: Toby Haynes” has an opening reception on Thursday (Aug 23) from 6 to 9 p.m. The show runs through Aug 27. The gallery is located at 197 Madison St, Sag Harbor, NY. www.arthurtkalaherfineart.com

GRENNING GALLERY – "Best of the Best" Closing Reception and “Demonstration by sculptor Chad Fisher” will be held on Saturday. The art demonstration takes place from 3:30 to 6 p.m.  The closing reception for “Best of the Best” takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. The gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY. www.grenninggallery.com

"Avarice" by Chad Fisher, 2012. 19 x 10 x 10 inches.


ARTISTS OF SHELTER ISLAND - “Open Studios” takes place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The studios of 17 working Shelter Island arts will be open during the self-guided tour. Admission is free. For a studio listing, art examples and map, visit www.artsi.info.


4 NORTH MAIN GALLERY – “Brian O’Leary: Paintings” has an opening reception on Sat from 5 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through Aug  20. The artist will be showing recent paintings. The gallery is located at 4 North Main St, Southampton, NY. http://4northmaingallery.com or roxystudio.com.

"Something that Happened" by Brian O'Leary.

SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM - “Southampton Landscapes by Eileen Dawn Skretch” has an opening reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The show runs through Nov 3. The exhibition is located at the Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton NY. www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org

"Wyndanch Early Morning" by Eileen Skretch. Oil on wood, 30 x 36 inches. Photo by Gary Mamay.

PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "THE LANDMARKS OF NEW YORK" - An illustrated presentation by architect David Rockwell titled “Untold Stories from an Eclectic, Exceptional Practice” will take place on Thursday (Aug 23) at 6:30 p.m. A brief discussion with exhibition curator Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel immediately follows. This is the final exhibition program. Reservations are strongly recommended. Tickets are $5 for Parrish members and $10 for nonmembers. The exhibition remains on view through Sept 4, 2012. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY. www.parrishart.org.


GRENNING GALLERY with SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Plein Air Paintings, Here and Now” is the inaugural exhibition that launches a new building, a new gallery and a new collaboration between Grenning Gallery and the Southold Historical Society. The show opens on Saturday and runs through Oct 6. No public reception will be held. The Reichert Family Center and Cosden Price Gallery is located at 54127 Main Road (Route 25), Southold NY. The gallery is open Thursday through Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org


CELEDON CLAY ART - “Invitational Member’s Show” has an opening reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibiting ceramists are Eve Behar, Shelley Marcus Sonenberg and Carey Lowell. The show remains on view through Sept 9. The gallery is located 41 Old Mill Road, Watermill, NY. www.hamptonsclayart.org

Artwork by Shelley Sonenberg. Photo courtesy Celadon Clay Art.


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