DISPATCH - AUG 1, 2013
Welcome to August! The Hamptons art scene continues this week with art events, musical art events and plenty of new exhibitions to discover. Worth noting are sculpture installation openings at LongHouse Reserve, the Springs Invitational, the Amagansett AudioVision Music and Art Festival plus exhibition openings of respective solo exhibitions by Nan Goldin, Charlotte Parks and Tara Geer. Following is this week's list of where to find art in the Hamptons:
NEOTERIC FINE ART - “Amagansett AudioVision” Music and Art Festival takes place on Saturday from 4 pm to Midnight and on Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. On Saturday, there will be live music by Thank You Scientist, Ben Levin Group, and The Montauk Project from 4 to 9 p.m. The music will accompany the opening of “The Vinyl Art Show,” as well as an installation by the Neoteric Collective in the side gallery. This will be followed by a “Silent Disco.”
On Sunday, there will be live acoustic music by Olde Sake, Joe Van Asco, Soak Hides, Hayride Casualties, and Hopefully Forgiven from 4 to 7 p.m. followed by screenings from local film makers. Leanna Pascual will perform throughout the weekend. Admission is $10 at the door, $15 for a weekend pass. The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.neotericfineart.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “46th Annual Artists of the Springs Invitational” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 18. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
For additional information and details on additional events for the Springs Invitational, click here.
GLENN HOROWITZ BOOKSELLER - “Tara Geer: Carrying Silence” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 3. The gallery is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.glennhorowitz.com.
LONGHOUSE RESERVE - “Art & Music at Longhouse” has an Opening Preview and Musical Event on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a concert on the lawn by Voxare Quartet at 6 p.m. The event is $20, $10 for members. The event unveils installations by international artists Ai Weiwei and Yoan Capote. Longhouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER- “Charlotte Park: The 1950‘s” opens today (Aug. 1) with an Opening Reception on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 31. Pollock-Krasner House is located at 830 Springs Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse/.
QUIKFUN GALLERY -”Wish You Were Here” by Nan Goldin has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The photographer is known for her personal and often sexual photographs of friends and family. The show was curated by Carrie Mackin. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 18. The gallery is located at 98 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.qfgallery.com.
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “REVERSE ENGINEERING” opens on Friday and has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features artists Aurel Schmidt, Josephine Meckseper, and Alisa Baremboym. It is curated by Bill Powers. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 19. The gallery is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com.
GRENNING GALLERY – “Ben Fenske: Solo Show” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fenske will exhibit new paintings and a large bronze sculpture. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 18. The gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
"POTTER'S TRAIL” takes place on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The self-guided studio tour features five potters. Included are studios of Nancy Robbin, Beverly Granger, Karen Lissack, Phyllis Spiegel and Joel Kaplan. Admission is free. For information, visit www.facebook.com.
SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - “Life As It Is - Unscripted” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show includes the work of Documentarians DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 21.
“Almost Beachfront” with new prints by Scott Sandell has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 21.
The museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “East End or Busk: Andy Suzuki & The Method” takes place on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The NYC-based band will give a live performance on the Terrace. The event is free with museum admission. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - “Bill Armstrong: Buddha & Mandala” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Armstrong de-focuses found images in order to create colors that “inspire meditation.” This will be Armstrong’s 10th Anniversary exhibiting with Sara Nightingale Gallery. The exhibition remains on view through Sept 3.
“Meditation Room” will run concurrently with “Buddha & Mandala” at the Sara Nightingale Gallery. The group show includes artists Eric Dever, Cara Enteles, William Pagano, Kia Pedersen, Peter Sabbeth, Mike Solomon, and Ross Watts.
The gallery is located at 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.saranightingale.com.
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