This weekend is a wild one in The Hamptons gallery scene. Expect vibrant gallery reception crawls in East Hampton and Sag Harbor on Saturday night. Down the street, in Springs, expect a gallery opening reception at Fireplace Project and the Fisherman's Fair at Ashawagh Hall, adding some extra fun for the final weekend of the Springs Invitational. On Sunday, return to both Sag Harbor and East Hampton for special events.
While not a gallery event, consider heading to Shelter Island this weekend for an open studio weekend offered by 18 artists. Click here for details.
Continue reading for the full list of gallery options this weekend in The Hamptons and East End.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
ASHAWAGH HALL - The 85th Annual Fisherman's Fair takes place on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. featuring live music, crafts, family fun and more. On view is the final weekend for the 50th Annual Springs Invitational Art Exhibition. This year, the show is curated by Teri Kennedy. For details on the exhibition, click here. For details on the Fisherman's Fair, click here. Ashawagh Hall is located Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
HARPER'S BOOKS - "Enoc Perez: Nudes" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 15, 2017. The show presents 15 large and medium-format figurative works on canvas by Enoc Perez, produced with a unique process akin to printmaking. Harper's Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.harpersbooks.com.
RENTAL GALLERY - Screening of “HENRY TAYLOR: A Documentary by Matthew Chambers” on Saturday & Sunday at 3 p.m. through August 27, 2017. Artist Matthew Chambers created an intimate, vérité portrait of artist Henry Taylor. The screening is in conjunction with the exhibition of Paintings by Matthew Chambers and Henry Taylor through August 27, 2017. Screening Room seating is limited. To reserve a spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 631-527-5524. Rental Gallery is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.rentalgallery.us. Click here for details.
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - "Justin Adian: Second Skin" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 10, 2017. On view are painted wall-mounted works by Justin Adian that blur the lines between the mediums of painting and sculpture. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com.
GRENNING GALLERY - "20th Anniversary Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. On view is a group show of artists who have contributed to the gallery's success and longevity. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - "Miles Jaffe" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The solo show presents recent pop art sculptures by the artist. For details, click here. Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.com.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - "The Artwork of Liz Gribin, Lois Bender, Herbert August, Lynn Matsuoka" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 7, 2017. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.kramorisgallery.com.
TRIPOLI GALLERY - "Summer Trip" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 18, 2017. The group exhibition curated by Katherine Bernhardt and Tripoli Patterson features works by Yevgeniya Baras, Katherine Bernhardt, Todd Bienvenu, Katherine Bradford, Quentin Curry, Mira Dancy, Dan McCarthy, Jonathan Rajewski, and Claude Viallat. Tripoli Gallery is located at 30A Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.tripoligallery.com.
Sunday, August 2o, 2017
JANET LEHR FINE ARTS - "Origins of American Modernism Brunch & Panel" takes place on Sunday, August 20, 2017. The Panel, titled "Who, What & How of Moderns: The Two Poles of Photography and Painting" will be explored by Artcritical publisher David Cohen, art historian and professor Joan Marter and historic photography expert and gallerist Janet Lehr.
Panelists will be joined by surprise guests to discuss the relationship between photography and painting and the rise of Modernism. Brunch begins at noon with the panel beginning at 1 p.m. The event is free. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 631.324.3303 or emailing JanetLehr@JanetLehrInc.com. Janet Lehr Fine Arts is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.janetlehrinc.com.
For more information, read Janet Lehr Fine Arts Presents Panel on Origins of American Modernism on August 20, 2017.
KEYES ART CONSULTING at CHRISTY'S ART CENTER - Screening of the documentary "The Way It Goes” on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 8 to 10 p.m. The film, by Lana Jokel, centers upon painter and Nathan Slate Joseph. Christy’s Art Center is located at 3 Madison Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.juliekeyesart.com. Click here for details. Currently on view is "Velvet Elvis" and "Bert Stern: Lolita in Sag Harbor." Click here for details.
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