DISPATCH - JULY 4, 2013 (3:05 p.m.)
HAMPTONS & EAST END-
Fourth of July weekend arrives and brings with bright sunshine, firework-dappled nights and lots of art openings to the Hamptons and the East End. Here is the weekly guide of where to find art happenings in the Hamptons and on the East End.
KARMA - “TOPANGA” by Sam Falls has an Opening Reception on Thursday (July 4) from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 22. The gallery is located at 249 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.karmakarma.org.
NEOTERIC FINE ART - Sophia Collier: “Light Waves” and Peter Dayton: “Surf Shop” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. Collier will exhibit carved water-like surfaces from acrylic block using software and technology. Dayton will exhibit panel paintings made from surfboards and other materials found in surf shops. The exhibition remains on view through July 31. The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.neotericfineart.com
PIERRE’S RESTAURANT - “Solo Show by Mark Perry” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. Mark Perry will also be exhibiting at ArtHamptons in the Vogelsang Gallery booth from July 11 - 14. Pierre’s Restaurant is located at 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.pierresbridgehampton.com. ArtHamptons will be held on the Sculpture Fields of Nova’s Ark, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.arthamptons.com.
ARTISTS ALLIANCE OF EAST HAMPTON at ASHAWAGH HALL - “19th Annual Summer Member Art Exhibit” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The show will feature over 80 artists in a variety of mediums. The exhibition remains on view through July 14. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
BIRNAM WOOD/GALLERIES - “Human Touch: Figures and Lives” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Participating artists include John Hardy, Margaret Bowland, Aurelia Wasser, Susan Grossman, and Clifford Smith. Birnam Wood/Galleries is located at 48 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.birnamwoodart.com.
ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - “Dark Star: New Works by Sanford Biggers” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition is a continuation of the aritst’s series of quilts reflecting on the travels of slaves through the Underground Railroad and the ways in which information was passed between them. The gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ericfirestonegallery.com
GLENN HOROWITZ BOOKSELLER - "Joel Perlman - Maquettes" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Upper Gallery. On view are a series of original cast bronze maquettes with varying patinas.The show continues through Aug 4. Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.glennhorowitz.com.
The Main Floor gallery exhibits "Matthew Brannon: Midlife Crisis Intermission." For details, visit "Matthew Brannon Midlife Crisis Intermission" Opens June 29 at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller."
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL at GUILD HALL - “SummerDocs: GASLAND PART II” will screen on Friday at 8 p.m. Q&A to follow with director Josh Fox and moderated by Alec Baldwin. The film examines environmental concerns and in particular “fracking” (hydraulic fracturing). Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org
LAWRENCE FINE ART - “Harriette Joffe: RiverJazz and All That Stuff” has an Artist Gallery Talk on Saturday at 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 15. The gallery is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com.
For additional information, visit "Harriette Joffe: RiverJazz and All That Stuff Opens at Lawrence Fine Art."
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER - Tribute Celebration to Jeffrey Brackett Potter will be held on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free. No reservations required. Potter was instrumental to the development of the Pollock-Kranser House and his archives are significant holdings in the Study Center’s research collection. Potter is the author of “To a Violent Grave: An Oral Biography of Jackson Pollock” (Putnam, 1985).
The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse
QF GALLERY - "DNA & Dust: Heather Dewey-Hagborg & Paul Hazelton” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show continues through July 21. A Closing Reception and Artist Talk takes place on July 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. QF Gallery is located at 98 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.qfgallery.com
JEDEDIAH HAWKINS INN BARN GALLERY - “The East Enders” by Charles Wildbank has an Opening Reception on Friday. The exhibition remains on view through Aug 15. The gallery is located at 400 South Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY 11947. www.jedediahhawkinsinn.com/blog
ART SITES GALLERY- Sur Rodney Sur’s “Free Advice On the Road” will take place on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The free performance is part of the exhibit “Summer of Love: Found & Lost” organized by Hope Sandrow. The gallery is located at 651 West Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.artsitesgallery.com.
THE PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM - Annual Faculty Concert is presented on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Clarks Art Center, PMP Campus. Free. Performers include Yi-Fang Huang, Jeffrey Irvine, Ron Leonard, Merry Peckham, Itzhak Perlman, Patrick Romano, John Root and Pauline Yang. The Clarks Arts Center is located at 73 Shore Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964. www.perlmanmusicprogram.org.
SHELTER ISLAND LIBRARY - “Friday Night Dialogues: Bruce Wolosoff and Eric Fischl” takes place on Friday at 7 p.m. Bruce Wolosoff, a composer and pianist, and artist Eric Fischl will discuss the creative process. The library is located at 37 N Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964. www.shelterislandpubliclibrary.org.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY at the COSDEN-PRICE GALLERY - “Glenn Smith Painting Exhibit - Views of the North Fork” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 14. The Cosden-Price Gallery is located in the Reichert Family Center, 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
4 NORTH MAIN GALLERY – “Power of the Line: Drawings and Paintings” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. Artists on view include Jules Feiffer, JZ Holden, David Geiser and Paton Miller. The gallery is located at 4 North Main St, Southampton, NY 11968. www.4northmaingallery.com.
ROGERS MEMORIAL LIBRARY’S Madelle Hegeler Semerjian Gallery - “My Eyes Have Seen...” Photographs by Rick Gold has an Artist’s Reception and book signing on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July. The gallery is located on the lower level of the library at 91 Coopers Farm Rd, Southampton, NY 11968. www.myrml.org.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM - The Halsey House Gala - takes place on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the garden of the Thomas Halsey Homestead, 249 South Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. For tickets and information: www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “East End or Busk: SisterMonk” concert takes place on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. SisterMonk is a NYC based group made up of Jody Rubel, Kathleen Deane, Tatiana Tilsner, and Andy Buch. Tickets are free with museum admission. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - Parrish Platform - Installations by Josephine Meckseper” opens on Thursday (July 4) and remains on view through Oct 14. The installations are the second presentation of “Parrish Platform.” Meckseper's installations question the power of advertising and the consumerism that characterizes our society.
For a preview on Meckseper's Parrish Platform project, click "Josephine Meckseper's Parrish Platform Installation Opens at the Parrish Art Museum".
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
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