Memorial Day Weekend marks the arrival of the summer season. Art galleries across The Hamptons and the North Fork open new shows of modern or contemporary art and host receptions to help celebrate the holiday weekend and kick off the summer with art in mind.

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019

BRIDGEHAMPTON

RJD GALLERY - "Strokes of Brillance" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition introduces U.K. artist Will Teather to The Hamptons along with featuring new paintings by Margo Selski, Frank Oriti, Katie O'Hagan and Armando Valero. The exhibition remains on view through June 16, 2019. RJD Gallery is located at 2385 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.rjdgallery.com.

THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - "ALL the PIECES” has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition features four artists making use of deconstruction in different ways. Exhibiting artists are Andrew Schwartz, Susan Washington, Stephen Bezas and Steve Cohen. The show remains on view through June 16, 2019. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.  www.thewhiteroom.gallery

For a preview and to discover more about the artists, click: "The White Room Gallery Opens "ALL the PIECES" for Memorial Day Weekend."

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"GRAVITY 1" by Steve Cohen. Courtesy of The White Room Gallery.

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EAST HAMPTON

JANET LEHR FINE ARTS - "Gallery Selections" has an Opening Reception on Saturday May 25, 2019, from 8 to 10 p.m. Selections being offered from a private collection with works by Milton Avery, Willem de Kooning, Jean Dufy, Eric Fischl, Arshile Gorky, Keith Haring, Wolf Kahn, Pablo Picasso, Paul Resika and Tom Wesselman. Janet Lehr Fine Art is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937 in the Starbuck's passage. www.janetlehrfinearts.com.

For a preview of some of the art, click: "Janet Lehr Fine Arts" Opens Summer with Selections from a Private Collection"

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"Fall Climax, Declivity" by Wolf Kahn. Oil on linen, 42 x 42 inches. Signed lower right, W Kahn. Courtesy Janet Lehr Fine Arts.

"Fall Climax, Declivity" by Wolf Kahn. Oil on linen, 42 x 42 inches. Signed lower right, W Kahn. Courtesy Janet Lehr Fine Arts.

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ROMAN FINE ART - "Lex Moore: Halcyon Days" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The solo show presents Moore's polaroid work based on images taken while traveling. Photos include scenes from Southern France, New Mexico, Mexico, New York City and The Hamptons. The exhibition remains on view through June 24, 2019. Roman Fine Art is located at 66 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.romanfineart.com.

GREENPORT

VSOP PROJECTS - "HOUSEWARMING" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The group show presents sculpture, painting, furniture spanning from antiques to contemporary designs, and domestic objects that reflect and re-activate the gallery's home-like setting. The exhibition continues through July 14, 2019. Click here for details. VSOP Projects is located at 311 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.vsopprojects.com.

JAMESPORT

WILLIAM RIS GALLERY - "Karl H. Szekielda: SPACE & COLOR" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition presents abstract works that have been influenced by science. The show remains on view through June 16, 2019. Click here for details. William Ris Gallery is located at 1291 Main Road, Jamesport, NY 11947. www.williamris.com.

SAG HARBOR

KEYES FINE ART - "All That Glitters" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features three artists working in different mediums whose recent experimentations with new materials, processes play with light and texture to push the boundaries of their artistic practices. Exhibiting artists are Duncan Chamberlain, Bill Claps and Peter Reginato. All are expected to attend the reception. The exhibition remains on view through June 14, 2019. Click here to discover more about the show. Keyes Fine Art is located at 53 Main Street at the American Hotel, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.juliekeyesart.com.

SOUTHAMPTON

MM FINE ART - "Gallery Selections" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The group show includes art by Bo Bartlett, Cornelia Foss, Jim Gingerich, Daniel Pollera, Dan Rizzie, Casimir Rutkowski, Daniel Sprick, Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth and others. The exhibition continues through June 2, 2019. Click here to discover more about the show. MM Fine Art is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.mmfineart.com.

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"Untitled (Beach)" by Casimir Rutkowski. Courtesy of MM Fine Art.

"Untitled (Beach)" by Casimir Rutkowski. Courtesy of MM Fine Art.

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SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019

POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE & STUDY CENTER - "Joseph Glasco: East End Echoes" has an Opening Reception & Gallery Talk by the Guest Curator on Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and no reservations required. Curator Marti Mayo will discuss Joseph Glasco's life and career and the influences of his art from time spent on the East End, first as a guest of Alfonso Ossorio and Ted Dragon at The Creeks in East Hampton and then with Julian Schnabel and his family in Montauk. The exhibition continues on view through July 27, 2019.

Parking is available at the Springs School with a shuttle available to the museum. Online parking is reserved for the disabled only. The Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse/

To read a preview and discover more, click: "Joseph Glasco: East End Echoes" Opens Pollock-Krasner House Exhibition Season"

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"Untitled" by Joseph Glasco, 1994. Acrylic and collage on paper, 50 x 38 inches. Courtesy Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center.

"Untitled" by Joseph Glasco, 1994. Acrylic and collage on paper, 50 x 38 inches. Courtesy Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center.

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