Another month, another group of Hamptons artists exhibiting in New York City. Following is this month's list of where to find art with a Hamptons connection in galleries and museums in New York City. New shows are listed first; those closing are listed next and those continuing beyond the current month wrap up the column.
October 2 (Friday)
“STILL: THE EAST END PHOTOGRAPHS” by Philippe Cheng has a pre-release book signing at 7 p.m. at Barnes Noble on the Upper West Side. The book arrives in bookstores on October 27. The book presents abstract photographs of the East End of Long Island that evoke a mood than portray a realistic landscape. Cheng is based in The Hamptons. www.philippecheng.com.
OCTOBER 22 (THURSDAY)
“MEL KENDRICK: SUB-STRATUM” opens on October 22 at David Nolan in Chelsea. The exhibition remains on view through December 5, 2015. The exhibition will include a group of Kendrick's new freestanding cast concrete sculptures, as well as cast paper drawings and a mahogany wall sculpture. Kendrick is based in New York City but has ties to The Hamptons.
David Nolan is located at 527 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001. www.davidnolangallery.com.
OCTOBER 24 (Saturday)
“CLARITY, PASSION & DARK INERTIA: PAINTINGS BY ERIC DEVER” has an Opening Reception on October 24, 2015 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 803 as part of Alumni Day at The New York University, Kimmel Galleries in SoHo. The show presents 29 paintings and remains on view through January 11, 2016. Eric Dever is based in the Hamptons.
Kimmel Galleries are located at The Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012. www.nyu.edu.
OCTOBER 28 (WEDNESDAY)
“COLOR(LESS)” opens on October 28 at Van Doren Waxter on the Upper East Side. The exhibition remains on view through December 23. The show includes 14 works on paper by Richard Diebenkorn, Michael Goldberg, Arshile Gorky, Al Held, Donald Judd, Franz Kline, Sol Lewitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Motherwell, Dorothea Rockburne, Mark Tobey and Hedda Sterne. Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) lived in East Hampton. Dorothea Rockburne works part-time in Southampton.
Van Doren Waxter is located at 23 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021. www.vandorenwaxter.com.
OCTOBER 17 (SATURDAY)
“CHUCK CLOSE: RECENT WORK” closes on October 17 at Pace Gallery in Chelsea. Close's new works incorporate the grid to create full-color paintings out of only cyan, magenta, and yellow pigments. Chuck Close formally lived and worked in The Hamptons with area museums frequently exhibiting his work. He is now based in New York City and Miami. Pace Gallery is located at 534 W. 25th Street, New York, NY 10001. www.pacegallery.com.
“DAN CHRISTENSEN: A RETROSPECTIVE” closes on October 17 at Berry Campbell in Chelsea. Dan Christensen (1942 - 2007) lived and worked in East Hampton, N.Y. Berry Campbell is located at 530 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011. www.berrycampbell.com.
RELATED: "Joy of Color in Christensen Paintings at Berry Campbell" by Eric Ernst. Published October 1, 2015.
"Rocío Rodríguez: Neither Here nor There" closes on October 17 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea. New abstract paintings. Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 529 W. 20th Street, Ste. 6W, New York, NY 10011. www.markelfinearts.com. A second gallery is located in Bridgehampton, N.Y.
“HIROYUKI HAMADA PAINTINGS”closes on October 17 at Lori Bookstein Fine Art in Chelsea. On view are new paintings on paper mounted on canvas and board and executed in grayscale. Hiroyuki Hamada is based in East Hampton. Lori Bookstein Fine Art is located at 138 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011. www.loribooksteinfineart.com.
RELATED: "IN STUDIO: A Haven with Hiroyuki Hamada" by Esperanza Leon. Published October 10, 2013.
“ROY LICHTENSTEIN: GREENE STREET MURAL” closes on October 17 at Gagosian Gallery in Chelsea. Included in the exhibition is a recreation of Lichtenstein’s 1983 mural that will be destroyed at the end of the exhibition. Roy Lichtenstein (1923 – 1997) lived and worked in Southampton, NY. Gagosian Gallery is located at 555 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011. www.gagosian.com.
RELATED: "ART REVIEW: Guild Hall Lichtenstein Show Stretches Viewers’ Understanding" by Charles A. Riley II.
OCTOBER 24 (SATURDAY)
“DAN FLAVIN: CORNERS, BARRIERS AND CORRIDORS” closes on October 24 at David Zwirner in Chelsea. The exhibition includes “corner,” “barrier” and “corridor” works from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Dan Flavin (1933 - 1996) was based in the Hamptons and NYC. The Dan Flavin Institute is located in Bridgehampton. David Zwirner is located at 525 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011. www.davidzwirner.com.
“TAMAR ETTUN: ALULA IN BLUE” closes on October 24 at Fridman Gallery in Tribeca. The exhibition incorporates sculpture, performative installation and video. Tamar Ettun was a 2015 Watermill Center artist-in-residency and developed the performance piece “A Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly” while there in January and March 2015. Fridman Gallery is located at 287 Spring St, New York, NY 10013. www.fridmangallery.com.
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