The East End gallery scene continues strong as July ebbs into August. A few highlights include a major Larry Rivers show opening at Vered Gallery, an Artist Talk at The South Street Gallery, a solo painting show by an artist inspired by AB-EX masters at Lawrence Fine Art and the resurgence of the Greenport Gallery Walk. Read on to discover receptions and events taking place through August 7, 2016 at galleries located in The Hamptons, the North Fork and Riverhead.
Friday, July 29, 2016
THE SOUTH STREET GALLERY - "Linda Plotkin" has a Reception and Artist Talk on Friday, July 29, 2016. The exhibition remains on view through August 22, 2016. During the talk Laura Plotkin will discuss the ideas and techniques involved in her series of collages, “Apparitions." The South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
LAWRENCE FINE ART - "Janet Mait: High Wire" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Janet Mait's works feature compositions that are seemingly stacked haphazardly and employ a tense balance of form, color and space. Lawrence Fine Art is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com.
VERED GALLERY - "Larry Rivers: Me and My Shadow" has a Gala Opening on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 8 to 11 p.m. The exhibition and celebration of Larry Rivers includes two entire suites of the artist's works, "Me and My Shadow" and "Oedipus Rex." Vered Gallery is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - "Summer Group Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition features the work of Alex Ferrone, Christopher Michel and Suzanne Drapeau. Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.com.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - "The Artwork of Thomas Condon, Gayle Tudisco, and Muriel Hanson Falborn" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 18, 2016. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.kramorisgallery.com.
Sunday, July 31, 2016
ILLE ARTS - "Poetry Reading" takes place on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 3 p.m. The poetry reading is in celebration of the photography of Vivien Bittencourt on the occasion of the closing of her exhibition. The readers will be Elaine Equi, Jerome Sala, Mike DeCapite, Ron Horning & Vincent Katz. Several of the readers have contributed texts to Bittencourt's catalogue, Captiva. Ille Arts is located at 171 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - "Yolanda Sanchez - Recent Works" opens on August 4, 2016. The exhibition remains on view through August 21, 2016. Yolanda Sanchez incorporates expressionistic brushwork and calligraphic mark-making to create poetic, emotional works. Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is located at 2416 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.markelfinearts.com.
Friday, August 5, 2016
ASHAWAGH HALL - "49th Annual Artists of The Springs Invitational" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 21, 2016. This year's Invitational is curated by Nick Tarr. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
The Greenport Gallery Walk begins on Friday, August 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery Walk events take place on the first Fridays of the month through December. Participating Galleries include Hector deCordova Studio, The Sirens' Song Gallery, Nova Costellatio Gallery, Gallery M, The South Street Gallery and The Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. Visit www.greenportvillage.com for more information.
GREENPORT HARBOR BREWING COMPANY - "Tom Dash: Rock and Roll Machine" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 30, 2016. Tom Dash will present several new acrylic and collage pieces inspired by Rock n' Roll poster culture of the '70s and '80s. Greenport Harbor Brewing Company is located at 234 Carpenter Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.greenportharborbrewing.com.
QUOGUE LIBRARY - "Chris Murray: Images of Quogue" has an Opening Reception and Film Screening on Friday, August 5, 2016. A Screening of “Dad's in Heaven with Nixon” screens at 5 p.m. followed by a reception at 6:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 31, 2016. Chris Murray creates detailed, geometric portrayals of architecture with pieced together paper, acrylic and pencil. Quogue and Westhampton landmarks are among works on view. The Quogue Library is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org.
EAST END ARTS - "The Gallerist, The Artist, The Critic & The Kid" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 21, 2016. This is the fifth edition of East End Art's Annual National Juried Art Exhibit. Four jurors have independently judged the 730 entries which resulted in four different shows. Works chosen by "The Gallerist" (Peter Marcelle) will be on view at The East End Arts Gallery with Works by The Artist (Eric Ernst), The Critic (Joyce Beckenstein) and The Kid (Celina Jones) will be viewable on monitors in the Gallery. East End Arts is located at 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
Saturday, August 6, 2016
ILLE ARTS - "PORTRAIT" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 23, 2016. The group show features work by Jack Ceglic, Ken Collins, Anh Duong, Joe Gaffney, Melora Griffis and Billy Sullivan. Ille Arts is located at 171 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - "Art and Bling" has a Reception on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. The art reception and trunk show features Photography by Kat O'Neill, hand made jewelry by Wendy Heskell and music by Alfredo Merat. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
GRENNING GALLERY - "Ben Fenske Solo Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 21, 2016. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - "Winning The White House: From Prints To Selfies" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 11, 2016. The special exhibition from International Center of Photography explores the impact and role of photography during election years. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
VERED GALLERY - "Brunch and Conversation on Larry Rivers" takes place on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Brunch takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. and the Conversation begins at 11 a.m. The Conversation is between David Cohen (Editor/Publisher of Artcritical) and Catherine Gropper (former student of Larry Rivers, artist and playwright). Limited seating is available. RSVP to both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Vered Gallery is located at Vered Gallery is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
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