New York City is relatively quiet as galleries start gearing up for the Fall and Winter season. Still, there are Hamptons artists to be found exhibiting in NYC this month.
Following is a select list of art exhibitions on view in New York City with a Hamptons connection. Exhibitions opening this month are listed first. Those closing within the month are listed next. Shows continuing beyond August are listed last. Hamptons @NYC is continuously updated as new information arrives.
AUGUST 1 (THURSDAY)
"TRADITIONAL AMERICAN PAINTINGS" opens Aug. 1 at Spanierman Modern in Midtown. The exhibition continues through Sept. 6. The exhibition presents traditional American paintings including country landscapes and coastal waterways. Included artist Henry Prellwitz (1865-1940) lived and worked in Peconic on the North Fork.
Spanierman Modern is located at 45 E. 58th St. New York, NY 10022. http://www.spanierman.com.
AUGUST 20 (TUESDAY)
"THE POND, THE MIRROR, THE KALEIDOSCOPE” opens Aug. 20 at the School of Visual Arts in Chelsea. An opening reception will be held on Sept 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 14. The exhibition features graduates of the School of Visual Arts and includes paintings in the symbolist style. Exhibiting artists include Jean-Pierre Arboleda, James Bascara, George Boorujy, Michael Combs, Steve Ellis, Scott Harrison, James Jean, Mark Lang, Sakura Maku, TM Davy, Alison Moritsugu, Timothy Okamura, Mu Pan, Matt Panuska, Rachel Pontious, Lane Twitchell, Martin Wittfooth, and Jason Yarmosky. Michael Combs is based on the North Fork.
School of Visual Arts is located at 209 E. 23rd St. New York, NY 10010. www.sva.edu/events.
AUGUST 2 (FRIDAY)
“ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM” closes Aug. 2 at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in the Lower West Side. The exhibition includes works by Seymour Lipton, Charles Alston, Norman Bluhm, Beauford Delaney, Willem de Kooning, Jay DeFeo, Michael Goldberg, Adolph Gottlieb, Hans Hofmann, Lee Krasner, Norman Lewis, Conrad Marca-Relli, Boris Margo, Alfonso Ossorio, Richard Pousette-Dart, Milton Resnick, Charles Seliger, Alma Thomas, Mark Tobey, Jack Tworkov and Hale Woodruff.
Artists who worked in the Hamptons include Bluhm, de Kooning, Goldberg, Gottlieb, Krasner, Marca-Relli and Ossorio.
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is located at 100 Eleventh Ave. (at 19th Street), New York, NY 10011.www.michaelrosenfeldart.com.
“BASEL IN NEW YORK” closes Aug. 2 at Washburn Gallery on the Upper West Side. Exhibiting artists include Anne Ryan, Ray Parker, Nicolas Carone, Leon Polk Smith, Ilya Bolotowsky, David Smith, Myron Stout, Alice Trumbull Mason, Leon Polk Smith, Doug Ohlson and Jack Youngerman. Artists who have worked (or currently work) in the Hamptons include Carone, Parker, Bolotowsky and Youngerman.
Washburn Gallery is located at 20 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019. www.washburngallery.com.
AUGUST 3 (SATURDAY)
“ONE SUMMER” closes Aug. 3 at Birnam Wood/ Galleries in Chelsea. Exhibiting artists include Susan Grossman, Wolf Kahn, Margery Gosnell-Qua, Chloe Lamb, De Hirsh Margules, Ilse Murdock, Alexis Portilla, Michael Rich, Katherine Ryan Roth and Clifford Smith. Gosnell-Qua is based in the Hamptons.
Birnam Wood/Galleries is located at 514 W. 24th St., 3W New York, NY 10011. A second gallery is located in East Hampton, NY. www.birnamwoodart.com.
AUGUST 4 (SUNDAY)
“WS” closes Aug. 4 at Park Avenue Armory in Midtown. The exhibition is the largest Paul McCarthy exhibition ever created. Park Avenue Armory is located at 643 Park Ave. New York, NY 10065. www.armoryonpark.org.
To read a review of “WS”, click Art Review: Installation Art – Five Wonders in New York.
McCarthy's work was included in the 2012 Watermill Center’s Summer Benefit. See "Performance Art Drives the Big Bang Over the Top."
AUGUST 10 (SATURDAY)
“#SUMMERFRIDAYS” closes Aug. 10 at Salomon Contemporary in Chelsea. Exhibiting artists include Thomas Beale, Jameson Ellis, Sebastian Errazuriz, Joey Frank, Elissa Goldstone, Alice Hope, Liz Markus, Maynard Monrow, Daniel Newman and Grear Patterson. “#SUMMERFRIDAYS” is organized by Laura Migdon. Ellis and Hope are based in the Hamptons.
Salomon Contemporary is located at 526 W. 26th St, #519, New York, NY 10001. www.salomoncontemporary.com.
"THE LAND BEFORE AND AFTER TIME” closes Aug. 10 at Accola Griefen Gallery in Chelsea. Exhibiting artists include Victoria Burge, Nancy Cohen, Janet Culbertson, Kate Elliot, Florencio Gelabert, Susanna Heller, Kim Keever, Bill Leech, Nicola Lopez, Simone Meltesen, Mitch Miller, Melvin Edward Nelson, Judy Pfaff and Darren Waterston. Culbertson is based on Shelter Island.
Accola Griefen Gallery is located at 547 W. 27th St., New York, NY 10001. www.accolagriefen.com.
AUGUST 17 (SATURDAY)
“SUMMER SESSION” closes Aug. 17 at Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea. The exhibit features work by Chrisa Biddy, James Gortner, Greg Haberny, David Lyle, Jason A. Maas, Anthony Mastromatteo, Bobby Mathieson, Andy Mister, Cobi Moules, Aaron Nagel, Tim Okamura, James Rieck and Cayce Zavaglia. Haberny has exhibited in Bridgehampton, NY.
Lyons Wier Gallery is located at 542 W. 24th St, New York, NY 10011. www.lyonswiergallery.com.
AUGUST 29 (THURSDAY)
“SPRING REVIVAL – A GROUP EXHIBITION” closes Aug. 29 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea. The show includes new artworks by Daniel Brice, Christian Haub, Rory MacArthur, Marilla Palmer, Stacey Piwinski, Rocío Rodriguez, Yolanda Sánchez, Debra Smith and Josette Urso.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 529 W. 20th, Suite 6W New York, NY 10011. A second gallery is located in Bridgehampton, NY. www.markelfinearts.com.
AUGUST 30 (FRIDAY)
“REINVENTING ABSTRACTION: NEW YORK PAINTING IN THE 1980s” closes Aug. 30 at Cheim & Read in Chelsea. The show is curated by Raphael Rubinstein and presents works made in the eighties by painters practicing abstraction who were born between 1939 and 1949. Exhibiting artists include Jack Whitten, Bill Jensen, Louise Fishman, Elizabeth Murray, Carroll Dunham, Stanley Whitney, Terry Winters, Joan Snyder, David Reed, Jonathan Lasker, Mary Heilmann, Pat Steir, Thomas Nozkowski, Gary Stephan and Stephen Mueller. Heilmann is based in Bridgehampton, NY.
Cheim & Read is located at 547 W. 25th St., New York, NY 10001. www.cheimread.com.
"OBSESSIVE TRACES: DRAWINGS BY FIVE ARTISTS" closes Aug. 30 at Cecilia de Torres in Soho. The exhibition features the work of artists originally from Argentina. They include, Marcelo Boullosa, Gustavo Bonevardi, Catalina Chervin, Gustavo Diaz, Leon Ferrari and Julian Teran. Bonevardi lives in Sag Harbor, New York.
Cecilia de Torres is located at 134-140 Greene St., New York, NY 10012. www.ceciliadetorres.com.
“SUMMER SELECTIONS” continues through Sept. 6 at Spanierman Modern in Midtown. The exhibition includes works by Dan Christensen, Frank Bowling, Stanley Boxer, Friedel Dzubas, Sam Francis, Carol Hunt, Paul Jenkins, Larry Poons, Jack Roth, Syd Solomon, James Walsh and Neil Williams. Artists with ties to the Hamptons include Christensen, Dzubas, Hunt, Poons, Solomon and Williams.
“THE STORY OF THE CREATIVE” continues through Sept. 10 at Angel Orensanz Foundation in the Lower East Side. The exhibition is presented by See.Me. The show includes works by artists from 100 areas of the world.Included is John Haubrich of East Hampton, NY and New York City.
Angel Orensanz Foundation is located at 72 Norfolk St, New York, NY 10002. For exhibition details, visit www.artistswanted.tumblr.com
“SUMMERTIME SALON 2013” continues through Sept. 15 at Robin Rice Gallery in the West Village. The exhibit includes 54 artists’ interpretations of summer. Artists working in the Hamptons include Steve Miller, Kathryn Szoka and Dalton Portella.
Robin Rice Gallery is located at 325 W. 11th St. New York, NY 10014. www.robinricegallery.com. Robin Rice Gallery also exhibits at Sylvester’s in Sag Harbor, NY.
“WOOD IN CONTEMPORARY ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN” continues through Sept. 15 at the Museum of Arts and Design on the Upper West Side. The group show presents over 75 installations, sculptures, furniture and objects made by 57 artists or designers. Included is the installation Open Air Studio by Hope Sandrow of Southampton, NY.
Museum of Arts and Design is located at 2 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019. www.madmuseum.org.
“AS SUBJECT AND OBJECT: CONTEMPORARY BOOK ARTISTS EXPLORE SACRED HEBREW TEXTS” continues through Sept. 29 at the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) on the Upper West Side. The exhibition presents around 40 works by 14 artists from four continents. Included is Book of Judith by Ellen Frank / Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation of East Hampton, NY.
Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) is located at 1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York, NY 10023.www.mobia.org.
SELECT ARTWORK BY BETH O'DONNELL continues through Dec. 31 at Henry Begulien by Cristina Nicolett in the West Village. O'Donnell is based in East Hamptons and NYC. She also has work on view at Urban Zen in Sag Harbor through Aug. 14.
Henry Begulien by Christina Nicolett is located at 30 Charles Street, New York, NY 10014. www.henrybeguelinbycn.com.
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