DISPATCH - AUG 28, 2012 (9:24 a.m.)


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 in their final days.

ALICE HOPE’S UNDER THE RADAR” closes on Friday, Aug 31.

The outdoor installation is located at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk. The large-scale installation features thousands of ferrite magnets composed in organized patterns placed upon a series of steel plates. “Under the Radar” is located in the shadow of the defunct radar tower. The installation is part of the Parrish Art Museum’s off-site summer series “The Parrish Road Show.” parrishart.org

“CREATURE FROM THE BLUE LAGOON” closes on Monday, Sept 3.

Martos Gallery is presenting an extensive group show at its Summer Location in Bridgehampton. This is the third and final summer installation for the Chelsea gallery. The show is curated by Bob Nickas. The exhibition features works by around 40 artists. They include Donald Baechler, Anne Collier, Motoko Fukuyama, Mary Heilmann, Ray Johnson, Bill Komoski, Agnes Lux, Joseph Montgomery, Keith Sonnier and more.

Calling ahead is required. 631-613-6698.

“Creature From the Blue Lagoon” is on view from Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. It is located at 112 Sagaponack Rd, Bridgehampton, NY. martosgallery.com

BOLTAX GALLERY closes for the season on Monday, Sept 3. 

The Shelter Island gallery decided to shorten its season and present a series of summer project exhibitions. The final exhibition is a solo show by Peter Opheim. Like the gallery, it remains on view through Sept 3. Afterwards, Boltax Gallery will be open by appointment through the fall and working from NYC until next season.  The gallery is located at 21 North Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY. www.boltaxgallery.com

PARRISH ART MUSEUM closes in Southampton on Tuesday, Sept 4.

This is the final hurray for the Parrish Art Museum in its Southampton location. The museum will close its final exhibitions and its Southampton residency on Sept 4. Behind closes doors, the final push begins to relocate to its new home in Water Mill on Nov 10.

Two events will be held in the current location, after the museum closes. On Sept 20, a Pecha Kucha presentation is scheduled. The annual Thanksgiving Weekend Sale, Parrish Presents, is planned for Nov 23 through Nov 25.

Currently on view are “The Landmarks of New York” and “Liminal Ground: Adam Bartos Long Island Photographs, 2009-2011.” The Parrish Art Museum is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY. parrishart.org.

“UNCOMMON GROUNDS III” closes on Sunday, Sept 9.

The outdoor sculpture exhibition is located at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton. The exhibition presents contemporary artworks by Kevin Barrett, Joel Perlman, Michael Enn Sirvet, Hans Van de Bovenkamp, Steve Tobin, Gino Miles and Wendy Lehman. The exhibition is presented by C Fine Art and The Peconic Land Trust. Bridge Gardens is located at 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton, NY. www.peconiclandtrust.org

“MIKE KELLEY: 1954 – 2012” closes on Sunday, Sept 16.

The solo tribute exhibition presents five rooms of video installations at the Watermill Center in Water Mill, NY. The video exhibition is punctuated with soundtracks and artist quotes. Taken together, the exhibition presents an intense look into Kelley’s work. The exhibition was curated by Harald Falkenberg, one of the foremost experts on Kelley. It is presented in collaboration with the LUMA Foundation.

The show includes experimental video works, early punk soundtracks, and artwork from the “Kandors” project, many which have never been shown previously in the United States.

“Mike Kelley: 1954 – 2012” is open by appointment only. Reservations can be made by calling 631-726-4628 or visting watermillcenter.org/mikekelley. The Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road in Water Mill, NY.


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