The East End gallery scene moves into full swing with the arrival of July. The July 4th Weekend gets summer started with opening receptions taking place from Southampton to East Hampton. Gallery receptions for new shows on the East End continue the following weekend with events taking place on the North Fork and South Fork. Read on to discover the full range of options for the East End gallery scene through July 10, 2016.
Friday, July 1, 2016
SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORICAL MUSEUM GALLERY - "Every Village Has a Story: PEOPLE" has an Opening Reception on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 18, 2018. Curated by photographer Kathryn Szoka, the exhibition celebrates workers in Sag Harbor Village and combines vintage photographs from private and institution collections with photography and paintings from artists who lived or worked in Sag Harbor Village. Exhibiting artists include Linda K. Alpern, Michael A. Butler, Ann Chwatsky, Arthur Leipzig, David Slater and Kathryn Szoka. The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
Saturday, July 2, 2016
MARK BORGHI FINE ART - "Recent Works: Stanley Casselman" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. Mark Borghi Fine Art is located at 2424 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.borghi.org.
WHITE ROOM GALLERY - 'Off the Wall / On the Wall' has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. which includes music by DJ Willie G. Co-presented by the White Room Gallery and C Fine Art, the exhibition features outdoor sculpture, indoor wall reliefs plus paintings by Sally Breen, Melissa Hin and Beth Barry. Sculpture includes works by Kevin Barrett, John Van Alstine, Isobel Fold Sokolow, Norman Mooney and Rogan Brown. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
HARPER'S BOOKS - "Genieve Figgis: Heavy Metal Picnic" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 10, 2016. The show features sixteen large-scale acrylic paintings that mark a continuing evolution in Genieve Figgis' otherworldly oeuvre. Harper's Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.harpersbooks.com.
VERED GALLERY - "American Modernism" and "It's Color" have a joint Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibitions launch the Vered Gallery's Summer Season and remain on view through August 5, 2016. Installed in two separate galleries, "American Modernism" presents a selection of works by American Masters including John Singer Sargent, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Milton Avery, John Graham, Norman Bluhm, Oscar Bluemner, Joseph Stella, Charles Demuth, Robert Mapplethorpe and others. "It's Color" presents paintings by Hamptons artists David Demers and Miles Jaffe. Vered Gallery is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - "Jerome Lucani Retrospective" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 11, 2016. The show presents Lucani's series focusing on Consciousness, The Cosmic Mind and Art in Biology. Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.com.
LUCILLE KHORNAK GALLERY - "Color, Mind, and Form" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 13, 2016. The exhibition presents works by Lynn F. Walker and Claus Castenskiold. Lucille Khornak Gallery is located 77 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.lucillekhornak.com.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - "WATER|BODIES" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 31, 2016. Presented by the New York Academy of Art, the show is curated by artist Eric Fischl and Academy President David Kratz. The exhibition presents paintings, photographs and sculptures by established and emerging artists with connections to both the East End and the New York Academy of Art. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
CELADON CLAY ART GALLERY & SHOP - "Courtney M. Leonard: Pathways" has an Opening Reception on Sunday, July 3, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 31, 2016. Celadon Clay Art Gallery & Shop is located at 128 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.hamptonsclayart.org.
Friday, July 8, 2016
TRIPOLI GALLERY - "Ashley Bickerton: Wall-Wall" has an Opening Reception on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 8,2016. New works on view by Ashley Bickerton re-visit the artist's "wall contemplation units" created in the 1980s. Tripoli Gallery is located at 30A Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11937. www.tripoligallery.com.
Saturday, July 9, 2016
EAST HAMPTON SHED - "I'm a Horse Now" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. The group exhibition is curated by artist Brian Kokoska and includes works by Barry Doupé, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Rachel Malin, Donna Huanca, Kareem Lotfy, Brian Kokoska, Abby Lloyd, and Ronald "Bigfoot" Johnson. East Hampton Shed is located at 30 Blue Jay Way, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.easthamptonshed.com.
JOHANNES VOGT GALLERY POP UP - “Summer Fling - The Barn Show” has its Opening Reception on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 4 to 8 p.m. set in a historic barn in East Hampton. The show explores the current image culture through the work of over 20 multimedia artists. Paintings, photography, digital works, video, sculpture and performance presented in the exhibition. For details, visit www.johannesvogt.nyc or contact Deanna Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.226.6966.
SOUTH STREET GALLERY - "Postcards for 88.3 WPPB" has a Show Preview on July 8 & 9, 2016 from noon to 5 p.m. The Sale takes place on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 6 p.m. The exhibition sale presents mystery artworks on paper measuring 5 x 7 inches with the artist names on the back of the artwork and revealed after purchase. All postcard-size art costs $50 with proceeds benefits WPPB. The exhibition and benefit sale takes place at South Street Gallery, 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com. For a preview, click here.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - "Brian Rutenberg: Scallop Pond, New Paintings" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 17, 2016. Brian Rutenberg will show nature-based abstract paintings. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.petermarcelleproject.com.
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