Interesting art can be found on in both counties of Long Island this month. Expect to find work from different decades in Nassau County as well as unconventional portraiture and photography by Long Island artists in Suffolk County. Patchogue Arts Council and Artspace Patchogue band together to host a contemporary art street fair “Arts on Terry” along Terry Street in Patchogue, NY on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from noon to 6 p.m.
To discover more art on view on Long Island, in the Hamptons and on the North Fork in June, visit out exhibition finder by clicking here.
HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART - “Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II” features work by Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Robert Motherwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Stanley Twardowicz and Andy Warhol, as well as a selection of paintings by artist, poet and Holocaust survivor Yonia Fain. The show remains on view through August 16, 2019.
This exhibition demonstrates how visual art evolved after World War II and mirrored societal changes during this time period.
The exhibition is on display in the Lowe Gallery on the Hofstra University South Campus, 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549. www.hofstra.edu/museum.
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BAHR GALLERY - “Woodstock and the Rock Festival” has an opening reception on Friday, June 21, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The show surrounds a first-edition Woodstock poster and vintage artwork advertising other prominent rock festivals from 1967-1973. The exhibition remains on view through August 31, 2019.
Highlights include the pre-Woodstock Aquarian poster, a 1967 Monterey Pop, the legendary 1973 Watkins Glen, both 1967 Human Be-In posters, Newport 1969, Rotterdam 1970 and the 1972 John Sinclair Benefit. The gallery’s Jimi Hendrix “experience" includes iconic pieces by Martin Sharp, Gunther Kieser, Gary Grimshaw, Rick Griffin and Victor Moscoso. Posters for bands who broke out at Woodstock will also be featured, including Santana, Joe Cocker and CSNY.
Bahr Gallery is located at 1 Shore Road, Unit 218, Oyster Bay, NY 11771. www.bahrgallery.com.
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MARQUEE PROJECTS - “An Artists’ Place” has an Opening Reception on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. The second of three group shows presented in collaboration with the Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society, the exhibitions celebrate the artists who have lived in the hamlet for the last two centuries.
The second installment presents work by Fabian Bernal, Cacho Falcon, Jessi Flores, Tim Furzer, Kathleen J Graves, Tim Hoffman, Gaines Peyton and Jay Sylvester. The show remains on view through July 7, 2019. MARQUEE PROJECTS is located at 14 Bellport Lane, Bellport, NY 11713. www.marqueeprojects.org.
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LONG ISLAND MUSEUM - “Face to Face: Artists Painting Artists” is a unique exploration of how artists perceive and portray other artists in portraiture. Visitors will have a chance to be painted by exhibiting artists Doug Reina, Kelynn Alder and Kevin McEvoy on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 1 to 4 p.m. The exhibition will be on view through September 30, 2019.
This exhibition features 19th Century and early 20th Century artists such as William Sidney Mount, Shepard Alonzo Mount, William Merritt Chase, Irving Wiles and Fairfield Porter and includes approximately 60 works in total, with works by more than 30 contemporary artists who have taken turns sitting for studio portraits of one another.
The Long Island Museum is located at 1200 NY-25A, Stony Brook, NY, 11790. www.longislandmuseum.org.
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WATERMARK GALLERIES - “Relics, Ruins and Forgotten Places” presents a collection of haunting images by Long Island photographers Laura Alberts, David Arteaga, Barry Bernstein, Rich Green, Holly Hunt, Jay James, Jim Keller, Steven Macanka, Bob Retnauer, Elizabeth Salerno and Mick Ward. The exhibition is on view through July 3, 2019.
Watermark Galleries is located at 220 Lake Avenue, Saint James, NY 11780. www.watermarkgalleries.com.
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