The East End boasts a variety of art happenings this weekend. Art Southampton and Market Art + Design open tonight and continue through the weekend. For a quick guide to the fairs, click here. Exhibition Receptions are prevalent this weekend with multiple Openings in Amagansett, Bridgehampton, and East Hampton. Read on for all the options.
ILLE ARTS - “Ian Spencer Bell: New Works” takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m. Ian Spencer Bell will perform a short dance program followed by a reception. Ille Arts is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.ianspencerbell.com, www.illearts.com.
KARMA - “Popular Images” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 3. Artists on view include Dan Colen, John Divola, Larry Johnson and Robert Heinecken. Karma is located at 249 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.karmakarma.org.
THE ART BARGE - “Artists Speak: Joan Semmel” takes place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Janet Goleas will converse with artist, professor and writer Joan Semmel. Admission is $20. Reservations are suggested. The Art Barge is located at 110 Napeague Meadow Rd, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.theartbarge.com.
ART SOUTHAMPTON - "First View" takes place this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A VIP Preview takes place from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The fair remains on view through Monday. Art Southampton will be presented at Nova's Ark Project, 60 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11976. www.art-southampton.com.
CHASE EDWARDS CONTEMPORARY FINE ART - “Warhol Hits the Hamptons!!!” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition consists of a series of Warhol prints produced on Tim Bessell’s handmade surfboards. Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art is located at 2462 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.chaseedwardsgallery.com.
MARK BORGHI FINE ART - “Blue Print: A Retrospective” by Bernie Taupin has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Lyric Writer and Abstract Expressionist Artist Bernie Taupin will be in attendance at the Reception. Mark Borghi Fine Art is located at 2426 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.borghi.org.
MARKET ART + DESIGN - "Fair Preview" takes place this evening from 7 to 10 p.m. A Patron VIP Preview takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. The fair remains on view through Sunday.
“Panel Discussion: Connecting Art & Conservation” takes place on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. The panel discussion features Peconic Land Trust President John v.H. Halsey and Vice President Rebecca Chapman, Plein Air Peconic artists Gordon Matheson, Casey Chalem Anderson and Kathryn Szoka, and special guests, Laura Grenning of Grenning Gallery, and artist Marc Dalessio. Moderated by Hamptons Art Hub Publisher & Executive Editor Pat Rogers.
Market Art + Design is located at Fairview Farm at Mecox, 19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.artmarkethamptons.com.
SILAS MARDER GALLERY - “Free Live Music Series: Kirstin Slipp and Dov Mansky” takes place on Friday at 7 p.m. The concert series continues on July 24, August 14 and August 28. Silas Marder Gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.silasmarder.com.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - “Mark E. Zimmerman and Barbara Bilotta” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 27. The reception includes music by Vanessa Trouble. A group show will also be on view. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - "Gallery Talk with Karen Bell and Ennid Berger" takes place on Sunday at 1 p.m. The photographers will discuss works on view in "Translucent." Admission is free. Reservations are required. Call 631.734.8545 to reserve. Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.
ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - “She Sells Seashells By The Seashore” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 2. The group show features artworks by Derrick Adams, BÄST, Sanford Biggers, Katherine Bradford, Caroline Wells Chandler, James Clar, Peter Dayton, Michael Dotson, Jim Drain, Sebastian Errazuriz, Phillip Estlund, Sam Friedman, FriendsWithYou, Chris Johanson, Misaki Kawai, Andrew Kuo, Anthony Miler, Isaac Nichols, Erik Parker, Raymond Pettibon, Tom Sanford, Kenny Scharf, Jen Stark, Agathe Snow, Max Snow, Devin Troy Strother, Jay Stuckey, James Ulmer, Eric White and Eric Yanhker. Eric Firestone Gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ericfirestonegallery.com.
RELATED: “Summer Captured in Hamptons Art Exhibitions in July” by Pat Rogers. Published June 30, 2015.
GUILD HALL - “Rock Cinema: Stop Making Sense” takes place this evening at 8 p.m. Stop Making Sense is director Jonathan Demme’s concert film that captures the energy of the Talking Heads live performance. Admission is $12, $10 for members. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
HARPER’S BOOKS - “#crowdedhouse” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 12. The drawing show features artists Katherine Bernhardt, Brian Belott, Joe Bradley, Gerasimos Floratos, Tamara Gonzales, Mark Grotjahn, Jennifer Guidi, Chris Martin, Eddie Martinez and Jonas Wood. Harper’s Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.harpersbooks.com.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER at THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Lichtenstein Lecture Series - Protest and Celebration: Community Murals in New York” takes place on Sunday at 5 p.m. Jane Weissman, community muralist, Artmakers Inc., will present the lecture on NYC Community murals’ significance in the larger social, historical and political context. Admission is free. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
MONTAUK LIBRARY - “SUMMER & WINTER SONGS: The Aviva Players’ Tenth Anniversary Concert” has been postponed to Sunday, August 16 at 3:30 p.m. The concert was previously scheduled for Saturday, July 11. The Montauk Library is located at 71 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
MONTAUK PLAYHOUSE POP UP ART GALLERY opens on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The gallery stays open through July 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. daily. Featured at the gallery are works of art, items and cultural experiences up for auction. The auction is presented in connection with this year’s Gala For the Playhouse, where Montauk’s visual and performing artists will be honored. The Montauk Playhouse Pop Up Art Gallery is located at 478 West Lake Dr., 2nd Floor, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montaukplayhouse.org.
DAMIEN A. ROMAN FINE ART at NORMA JEAN PILATES - “Summer Artist Residency Exhibition” has a reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is on view through Labor Day Weekend. The two solo exhibitions on view feature artists Ray Caesar and Grant Haffner. Norma Jean Pilates is located at 52 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.damienaromanfineart.com.
SAG HARBOR CINEMA screens art films, documentaries, foreign films and independent films year-round. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit their Facebook Page for film schedules and details. Sag Harbor Cinema is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.facebook.com/SagHarborCinema.
SAG HARBOR WHALING MUSEUM - “SHARK! The Misunderstood Fish” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibition features the work of artist and marine biologist Richard Ellis. JAWS will screen at the reception at 8 p.m. on the museum’s lawn. Suggested contribution is $20. RSVP for guaranteed entry.
“Family Night BBQ & Screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” takes place on Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. The film starts at 8 p.m.
“Lecture with Richard Ellis” takes place on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. RSVP is recommended.
The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum is located at 200 Main Street. Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - “Screening of Bill Cunningham New York” takes place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The film will be shown as a part of “Bill Cunningham: Facades” on view through July 12. Tickets are $12. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
RELATED: “ART REVIEW: In “Facades,” Cunningham Uses Fashions to Change Our Sense of Time” by James Croak. Published July 6, 2015.
TRIPOLI GALLERY - “Bosco Sodi: Lacquered Papers” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 2. Tripoli Gallery is located at 30a Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.tripoligallery.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection” takes place on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The docent-led tour features highlights from the seven permanent collection galleries. Free with museum admission. Reservations suggested. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
DORIAN GREY GALLERY - Inaugural gallery opening and Champagne Reception on Saturday form 5 to 8 p.m. Exhibition includes paintings and sculpture by Paul Jenkins, Karel Appel, Antonio Tapies and Nicholaus Koni. The gallery is located at 83 C Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.doriangreygallery.com.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - “July World Cinema Series: Dior and I” screens from Tuesday through Thursday at 8 p.m. Andrew Botsford will introduce films each Tuesday night and discuss the film afterwards with guest commentators. The July World Cinema Series continues on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights through July 30. The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.
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