The Hamptons doesn't have a lock on art exhibitions worth seeing on Long Island. Adjacent to the East End, expect to find new site-responsive outdoor installations, photographs of wildlife and a survey of Long Island contemporary art. Organized by town, we’ve selected three shows to know about taking place on Long Island in Suffolk County in the first half of July. To discover more art on view on Long Island, in the Hamptons and on the North Fork in July, visit our exhibition finder by clicking here.
Auto Body, the artist collective responsible for the installation of colorful signs along Montauk Highway in the Parrish Road Show, is presenting another outdoor installation pop up in “DAYDREAMS—Part II.” The works are being celebrated with an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Post-Morrow Foundation in Brookhaven, NY. The sited artworks are only on view this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, July 13 & 14, 2019).
This exhibition is the companion to “DAYDREAMS,” featuring work by Auto Body artists Saskia Friedrich, Jeremy Rhodes Grosvenor and Mamoun Friedrich-Grosvenor, who all happen to be immediate family. The gallery show, which includes art made from aluminum, earth, fabric, seeds and a found capsule, opened on June 29, 2019 and is on view through July 27, 2019 at Auto Body’s gallery located at 11 Station Road, Bellport, NY 11713.
Outdoor installations by the trio for “DAYDREAMS—Part II” will be set among the landscape of the Post-Morrow Foundation, a local non-profit whose mission is to preserve and conserve the rural, cultural and historical character of the hamlet of Brookhaven and surrounding areas in Suffolk County.
The Post-Morrow Foundation is located at 16 Bay Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719. Click here to learn more about Auto Body.
The Farmingdale State College Memorial Gallery presents “Sizzle,” a survey of contemporary art on Long Island, from June 19 through September 4, 2019. An Opening Reception with the artists will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m.
“Sizzle,” curated by Beth Giacummo, includes works that vary in concept and medium. Giacummo selected 37 Long Island artists including Darlene Charneco, JoAnne Dumas, Constance Sloggatt Wolf, Puneeta Mittal, Scott Farrell, Scott McIntire, John Cino and many others.
The Memorial Gallery is in Hale Hall on the campus of Farmingdale State College, located at 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735.
“The Mirror of the Soul,” a solo exhibition of photographs by Denis Ostrovskiy, is on view at fotofoto gallery from July 3 through July 27, 2019.
In “Mirror of the Soul,” Long Island photographer Denis Ostrovskiy shows two canvases and 15 large photographs highlighting the wildlife he has seen on his travels to national parks around the world. Ostrovskiy portrays his fascination with animals through his razor-sharp focus on the eyes of his subjects, which he feels are the gateway to the mind and spirit.
fotofoto gallery is located at 14 West Carver Street, Huntington, NY 11743. Click here to learn more about the exhibition on the gallery website.
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