There are plenty of art events to experience this weekend in the Hamptons and East End. On Friday, catch a Curators and Artists talk for a figuration-focused show in Southampton. On Saturday, head to Amagansett, Bridgehampton and East Hampton for exhibition receptions. Read on for art events through August 27, 2017 in the Hamptons and East End.
Friday, August 25, 2017
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - "ABOUT FACE" has a Curators and Artists Talk on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6 p.m. The talk will be followed by a reception and a live acoustic performance by Scott Avett. Co-curated by musician and painter Scott Avett and David Kratz, president of the New York Academy of Art, the exhibition examines the ways that human beings are represented in contemporary art. Works by East End artists and New York Academy of Art artists. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
Saturday, August 26, 2017
ILLE ARTS - "Billy Sullivan, Kathy Rudin" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 12, 2017. Ille Arts is located at 171 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
KARMA - "Dike Blair and Duane Hanson" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 10, 2017. On view are realistic paintings of commonplace subjects by Dike Blair and life-size, realistic sculptures of figures by Duane Hanson. KARMA is located at 249 Main St, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.karmakarma.org.
RJD GALLERY - Andrea Kowch Solo Exhibition: "Into the Wind" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. On view are nine original paintings and a limited edition print collection by Andrea Kowch. All of the paintings, except one, have already been sold. In the adjacent exhibition space within the gallery, paintings by Columbian artist and poet Armando Valero will be on view. RJD Gallery is located at 2385 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.rjdgallery.com.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - "Many A Muse" has an Opening Reception with live music by Members of HOT LAVA on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 10, 2017. The group show features work by Scott Hewett, Lauren E. Loscialo, Ellyn Tucker and John Chaney aka Johnny Easel. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main St., Bridgehampton, NY 11937. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
HALSEY MCKAY GALLERY - "Ernesto Burgos & Chris Duncan" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 15, 2017. The show creates visual surprises and harmonies between the artists' two different approaches to art making: sculptures by Ernesto Burgos and painted fabric works by Chris Duncan. Halsey Mckay Gallery is located at 79 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.halseymckay.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 ATRIUM GALLERY at HAMPTONS YOGA HEALING ARTS - "SALT: Photographic Works by Steve Devita" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 10, 2017. The Atrium Gallery at Hamptons Yoga Healing Arts is located at 8 Moniebogue Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. Call 631.355.2224 for more info.
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