The Hamptons - New York City art connection continues in spots around the city in December, presenting a mix of continuing shows and new ones.
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 December are listed last. Hamptons @NYC is continuously updated as new information arrives.
DECEMBER 12 (THURSDAY)
“ROUGE” has an Opening Reception on Dec. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cheryl Hazan Contemporary Art in Tribeca. The group show continues through Jan. 12, 2014.
Exhibiting artists are Makiko Azakami, Ilia Barger, Caroline Beauzon, Lori Cozen-Geller, Vicki DaSilva, Madeline Denaro, Sally Egbert, Karim Ghidinelli, Babette Herschberger, Noah Klersfeld, Nika Kovalenko, David Moore, Jeff Muhs, Neil Powell, Paul Rousso, Beatricia Sagar, Carolina Sardi, Russell Sharon, Jeremy Thomas and Bruce Tolman.
Muhs is based in Southampton. Egbert was formerly based in East Hampton.
Cheryl Hazan Contemporary Art is located at 35 North Moore Street, New York, NY 10013. www.cherylhazan.com.
“ON KNOWING & NOT” Book Launch and Exhibition takes place on Dec. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at KARMA in New York City. Text is by John D’Agata with artwork by Jean-Baptiste Bernadet.
KARMA is located at 39 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012. In the summer, KARMA has a seasonal location in Amagansett, NY. www.karmakarma.org.
DECEMBER 13 (FRIDAY)
“THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MARINA ABRAMOVIC” by ROBERT WILSON – A Benefit Premiere will be held on Dec. 13 at the Park Avenue Armory. The event benefits the Park Avenue Armory and The Watermill Center. Tickets are $750 for the performance and cast party or $1,500 for cocktails, dinner and the performance. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m.; the performance at 8 p.m. and the cast party at 11 p.m. For tickets, visit www.watermillcenter.org.
DECEMBER 19 (THURSDAY)
“SECOND ANNUAL YOUNG COLLECTORS EXHIBITION: SOLO SHOW BY LA2” has an Opening on Dec. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leila Heller Gallery in Chelsea. The exhibition continues through Jan. 8, 2014. A portion of the proceeds benefits Southampton Fresh Air Home, a camp for physically-challenged children that’s based in the Hamptons. All artworks are priced no more than $5,000.
At the opening, visitors are can bring their own objects to be tagged by LA2. The cost will depend on size of object and ranges from $50 and up).
LA2 is best known for his collaboration with Keith Haring in the 1980s. LA2 / LAROC (American, b. 1966) are the tags taken by Angel Ortiz. LAROC’s work was the subject of a solo show last summer at Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton, NY.
Leila Heller Gallery is located at 568 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001.
DECEMBER 7 (SATURDAY)
“WATERSCAPES” – Artworks by Sally Breen and Marilyn Stevenson closes on Dec. 7 at at New Century Artists Gallery in Chelsea. On view are paintings and photographs depicting the ever changing East End “waterscape”. Sally Breen is based in Water Mill. Marilyn Stevenson is based in Southampton and the NYC Metro area. A Closing Reception will be held on Dec. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
New Century Artists is located at 530 West 25th Street, Suite 406, New York, NY 10001. www.newcenturyartists.org.
“PHYSICAL PROPERTY” continues through Dec. 7 at Brian Morris Gallery on the Lower East Side. The group show includes works by Craig Fisher, Gerald Jackson, Marthe Keller, Jim Lee, Stephen Maine, Bonnie Rychlak and Leslie Wayne. It is curated by artist Kim Uchiyama. Rychlak is based in East Hampton and NYC. Uchiyama has exhibited paintings at Kathryn Markel Fine Art in Bridgehampton and Chelsea.
Brian Morris Gallery is located at 163 Chrystie Street, New York, NY. www.brianmorrisgallery.com.
A GROUP SHOW continues through Dec. 7 at OK Harris Gallery in SoHo. The exhibition features works by Peter Kirkiles, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Gregory Perkel, Jeanette May, Jerry Monteith and Moses Hoskins. Brody-Lederman lives in the Hamptons and NYC. She won the 2013 Best in Show at Guild Hall’s Member Exhibition.
OK Harris Gallery is located at 383 West Broadway, New York, NY 10012.
DECEMBER 21 (SATURDAY)
“FOREIGN PARTS” – A series on new paintings by Eric Blum continues through Dec. 21 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea. The exhibition continues through Dec. 21. The new works represent a marked shift to make paintings with an unadorned immediacy where marks are permitted to fall as they may conjuring the question: “How do random elements of differing natures encounter, intersect and emulsify into relationships?” Kathryn Markel Fine Arts has a second gallery based in Bridgehampton, NY.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 529 W. 20th St., Ste. 6W, New York, NY 10011. www.markelfinearts.com.
“SHADOW AND LINE: HARMONY IN BLACK AND WHITE” continues through Dec. 21 at Birnam Wood / Galleries in Chelsea. The group show features work by Margaret Garrett, Alan Gussow, Conrad Marca-Relli, Agnes Martin, Alexis Portilla, Richard Pousette-Dart, Katherine Ryan Roth, Andy Warhol and Aurelia Wasser. Garrett is based on Shelter Island. Marca-Relli (1913 – 2000) worked in Springs and Warhol lived part-time in Montauk. Birnam Wood has a second gallery in East Hampton, NY.
Birnam Wood / Galleries is located at 514 West 24 Street, 3W, New York, NY 10011. www.birnamwoodart.com.
“ILYA & EMILIA KABAKOV” continues through Dec. 21 at Pace Gallery on 57th Street. The exhibition is the couple’s first at Pace and features seven paintings from several recent series plus a single installation. The Kabakov’s are based on the North Fork.
Pace Gallery is located at 32 East 57 Street, New York, NY 10022. www.pacegallery.com.
DECEMBER 31 (TUESDAY)
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. Henry Begulien by Christina Nicolett is located at 30 Charles Street, New York, NY 10014. www.henrybeguelinbycn.com.
“DOROTHEA ROCKBURNE: DRAWINGS WHICH MAKES ITSELF” continues through Jan. 20, 2014 at the MoMA. The exhibition is located on the 3rd Floor in the Paul J. Sachs Drawings Galleries. The focus is on Rockburne’s works on paper. Rockburne’s work has been the subject of retrospectives at Guild Hall (1995) in East Hampton and at the Parrish Art Museum (2011) (in Southampton, at the time of the show).
The Museum of Modern Art is located at 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019.
“CHARMION VON WIEGAND: SECRET DOORS” and “AMERICAN ABSTRACTION, 1930-1945” continues through Jan. 4, 2014 at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in Chelsea.
Charmion von Wiegand’s solo show presents 24 works which reveal a multifaceted artist whose vision remained strong while she continuously innovated, experimenting with medium, form, and style. American Abstraction features works by members of the Transcendental Painting Group (TPG) and the American Abstract Artists (AAA), an organization von Wiegand joined in the 1940s and served as president of from 1951 to 1953. There are 21 artists represented including John Ferren (1905 – 197) who worked in East Hampton and Agnes Pelton (1905 – 1970) who worked in Water Mill. Her studio was located in the Windmill currently on the Hamlet’s Green.
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is located at 100 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10011 www.michaelrosenfeldart.com.
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