This weekend, gallery events and opening receptions are all centered in The Hamptons with noteworthy events taking place on both Saturday and Sunday. Expect to find a solo show of photography and a group show of Bhutanese contemporary art opening this weekend.
Also on the list are an intriguing panel discussion and an afternoon of art-filled films and talks. Read on to discover the options in the Hamptons gallery scene through June 10, 2018. For a complete list of exhibitions on view, visit our Exhibition Finder by clicking here. Looking for events and things to do this weekend? Check out this week's East End Things To Do column.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
ART GALLERY at the QUOGUE LIBRARY - "Alex Ferrone: Aerial Observations" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 27, 2018. On view are aerial photographs that eschew elements of the representational to create abstracted natural forms that challenge the viewer's perception. The Quogue Library is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org/artgallery.
MM FINE ART - The Panel Discussion, “A Tyranny of Eclecticism: A tyranny of choice or an abundance of possibility?” will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2 p.m. This will be one of the last chances to view the exhibition, “LONG ISLAND PAINTERS A Survey: 1880s to the Present,” which closes on June 10, 2018.
"The Tyranny of Eclecticism" will be moderated by art critic and artist Bruce Helander and includes panel members John Torreano, Annie Plumb and Darius Yektai. The panel will discuss the challenges in viewing art and whether its possible to find a universal that ties eclectic art visions together. There will be a suggested donation of $25 benefiting FIGHTING CHANCE, Free Cancer Counseling Center located in Sag Harbor, NY. Limited seating, RSVP here. MM Fine Art is located at 4 North Main St, Southampton, NY 11968. www.mmfineart.com.
For details on the exhibition and MM Fine Art, read "MM Fine Art Opens in Southampton with a Survey of Long Island Painters."
Sunday, June 10, 2018
KEYES ART - "All That Glitters" has an Opening Reception on Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 30, 2018. On view is work by Bhutanese contemporary art, with 25 paintings by artists Asha Kama, Pema “Tintin” Tshering, Phurba Namgay, and Gyempo Wangchuk. The exhibit presents an opportunity for insight into the Himalayan kingdom's art scene, along with the common themes in the works of Claps and Zerner. Keyes Art is located at The Circle - Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.juliekeyesart.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - "The East End Photographers Group Spring Exhibition" presents 2 Film Presentations by John Jinks on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 10, 2018. "Hans Van De Bovenkamp: In His Own Words” will screen and a Q&A will follow the film with John Jinks and Hans Van De Bovenkamp. The next film is “A Guitar Maker’s Path – In Search for Tone," a collage of ongoing documentary on Guitar Luthier. Following the screening, enjoy a live performance with the guitar made by Carlos Barrios in the film. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.com.
East End Gallery Scene - Receptions & Events provides a complete list of events taking place in galleries of The Hamptons and the North Fork. For a complete list of exhibitions on view, visit our Exhibition Finder by clicking here. Looking for events and things to do this weekend on the East End? Click here to discover more options.
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