DISPATCH - JUNE 21, 2013 (9:11 a.m.)


There's lots of art and art events to experience this weekend. Just a few highlights include East End or Busk at the Parrish Art Museum, The Artists Against Abuse Goes Sixties benefiting The Retreat on Saturday and the Asbury Short Film Concert at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. Holding their first art exhibitions for the summer are The Fireplace Project in Springs and  Sylvester & Co at Home in Amagansett. Following is the full list of options for an art-filled weekend:


ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Four Women” has an Artist Talk titled “Raw and Refined” on Saturday at 4 p.m. Participating artists include Monica Banks, Suzanne Goldenberg, Janet Nolan, and Nicole Parcher. The exhibition remains on view through June 25. The gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com

For a review of the exhibition, click "Four Women and Twisted Domesticity" by Gabrielle Selz.

SYLVESTER & CO. AT HOME - “A Water World” has an Opening Reception tonight (Friday) from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition includes photography by Ej Camp and paintings by Chris Armstrong. Sylvester & Co. at Home is located at 154 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.sylvesterathome.com.

"Saltaire ll" by Ej Camp. Photograph.

"Carousel" by Chris Armstrong. Oil on panel.


KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - “Denise Regan: New Paintings” has an Artist Reception tonight (Friday) rom 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 8. The gallery is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.markelfinearts.com

"Orange Table" by Denise Regan, 2013. Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches.

THE RETREAT at ROSS LOWER CAMPUS - “Artists Against Abuse Goes Sixties” takes place on Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The benefit features a live auction of art and experiences, as well as food, cocktails, dancing, and more. Tickets are still available. The Ross Lower Campus Field House is located at 739 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.artistsagainstabuse.org, www.theretreatinc.org.

SILAS MARDER GALLERY - “Cathedral Architecture and Atmosphere” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. Participating artists include Marc Burckhardt, Jennifer Cross, Clare Grill, Halsey Hathaway, Christian Little, Aurora Robson, Christian Sampson, and Pat Steir. The exhibition remains on view through July 29. The gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.silasmarder.com


GUILD HALL - ERIC FISCHL: BOOK SIGNING & CONVERSATION WITH PHYLLIS TUCHMAN takes place on Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. Fischl will sign copies of his new new memoir Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas immediately following the talk. Guild Hallis located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.

LONGHOUSE RESERVE - “Planters: On + Off  the Ground VI” takes place on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The Invitational Garden Container exhibit includes Ribbon Presentations by jurors Tovah Martin, Paula Deitz, and Jack deLashmet at 6 p.m. The event is $10 for Longhouse Reserve members, $20 for nonmembers. The Longhouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. http://www.longhouse.org/

SPRINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - “The Business of Art: Seminar by Jane Martin” takes place on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. Part four of the four-part seminar is titled, “Selling Your Art.” The cost is $40 and payable at the door. The church is located at 5 Old Stone Highway, East Hampton, NY 11937. Contact [email protected] for info.

THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Please, Please, Please!” a solo show by Max Snow opens today (Friday) and has an Opening Reception on Saturday by 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 15. The gallery is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com

"Untitled (TTT)" by Max Snow, 2013. Found photo and newsprint xerox mounted on aluminum.


OUTDOOR ART SHOW - 88.3 WWPB - FM Art Show at  MITCHELL PARK  will take place on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participating artists and galleries include Hector DeCordova, Bryan Landsberg, Barbara Bilotta, Anna Franklin, Jim Sabiston, The South Street Gallery, and others. Mitchell Park and Marina is located at 115 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconicpublicbroadcasting.org.


EAST END ARTS - “Connections” has an Opening Reception tonight (Friday) from 5 to 7 p.m. The show is guest juried by the director of ILLE Arts in Amagansett, Sara De Luca. The exhibition remains on view through August 2. Jonathan Pearlman was awarded “Best in Show” for a sculpture titled “Scythe with Sheath.” East End Arts is located at 133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org

“Scythe with Sheath” by Jonathan Pearlman.

SUFFOLK THEATER - “Asbury Short Film Concert” takes place on Saturday beginning at 8 p.m. A few highlights of the 32nd annual short film exhibition are “ASAD,” “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Lessmore,” and “Time Freak.” The Suffolk Theater is located at 118E Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolktheater.com. For details, visit Short Film Concert Screens at the Suffolk Theater.


PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “PechaKucha Night Hamptons Vol. 4” will be held tonight at 6 p.m. with presentations by nine members of the creative community of the East End. Presenters are The presenters for Miche Bacher, designer and chef; Norman Brosterman, architect and collector; Rose Dios, clothing designer; Elizabeth Dow, wallpaper and textile designer; Mustafa Farhad, artist; Laurie Lambrecht, photographer; Zach Lazar, writer; Robin Saidman, photographer; and Caterina Verde, artist. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. http://parrishart.org

PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "East End or Busk"concert series featuring NYC subway musicians kicks off on Saturday from 12 to 3 p.m. New York City musicians will perform simultaneously at different spots around the museum. Performing at Natalia “Saw Lady™” Paruz, maestro of the musical saw; modern day troubadour Natalie Gelman; Korean-born Vong Pak and the Vongku Pak Drum Troupe; the Xylopholks, who play 1920s ragtime dressed in fuzzy animal costumes; and Japanese classical guitarist Shogo Kubo. Free with museum admission. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. http://parrishart.org,

WATERMILL CENTER -SATURDAYS @ WMC takes place on Saturday from 12 to 3 p.m. featuring local artists offering workshops and the Watermill Center grounds open for visiting. The day features yoga in the large studio with Geoffrey Nimmer, creating puppets inspired by The Watermill Center Collection with Andrea Cote, tours of the building and grounds, and a presentation by Mary Woltz, the owner and beekeeper at Bees' Needs, that will include a sampling of hive products and a 'behind the scenes' view of the life of a beekeeper. To register: watermilltourjune22.eventbrite.com. The Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Nill, ny 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.

WATER MILL MUSEUM - “21st Annual Members’ Art Exhibit” has a Brunch Reception on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 75 works on view include sculpture, photography, oils, pastels, and more. Proceeds benefit the ongoing restoration of the museum. The exhibition remains on view through July 8.The museum is located at 41 Old Mill Road  Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillmuseum.org


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