Gallery events and happenings across the East End

Gallery Events




“Sailor” by photographer Alex Moore at Roman Fine Art.

Renate Aller

Parrish Art Museum collection artist and photographer Renate Aller will discuss her recent, fully illustrated monograph “Mountain Interval” with Museum Director Terrie Sultan on Friday, May 24, at 6 PM at the museum.

Following the talk, Aller will sign copies of the book. Photographs from “Mountain Interval” are on view through July 28 as part of the artist’s exhibition “Renate Aller: The Space Between Memory and Expectation.”

Small

Ille Arts in Amagansett presents “Small,” a group show featuring Christine Ganeaux, Claire Libin, and Alicia Rothman. There will be a reception for the artists on Saturday, May 25, from 5 to 7 PM.

The name of the show hints at the intimate size of the works. All three artists are very comfortable remaining within the constraints of a small canvas, though the approaches and subjects are widely different. The show will run until June 17.

John Joseph Hanright

Chase Edwards Contemporary in Bridgehampton will host an exhibition for Massachusetts contemporary artist John Joseph Hanright for the Memorial Day weekend. Hanright’s exhibit will begin with an artist’s reception on Saturday, May 25, from 4 to 6 PM. The painter creates contemporary Pop artworks full of manic verve.

Dream Of Roses

The William Ris Gallery in Jamesport presents “Space & Color,” the artwork of Karl H. Szekielda. The show will open on Saturday, May 25, with a reception from 4 to 7 PM. The show runs through June 16.

Members Art Show

The Springs Improvement Society will hold its 35th annual Members Art Show on Friday, May 24, from 5 to 8 PM at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Enjoy the diversity of local artist members work along with wine and hors d’oeuvres. There is a $5 donation, which goes towards the maintenance of Ashawagh Hall.

All That Glitters

Keyes Art in Sag Harbor presents “All That Glitters,” with work by Duncan Chamberlain, Bill Claps, and Peter Reginato. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, May 25, from 6 to 8 PM. The exhibition will run through June 14.

Go Figure!

Eric Firestone Gallery in East Hampton hosts the exhibition, “Go Figure!” Beth Rudin DeWoody is curator. The group exhibit is about an ongoing dialogue between contemporary figurative artists and figuration of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, May 25, from 5 to 8 PM. The show runs through June 22.

All The Pieces

The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton is showing “All the Pieces.” The show runs through June 16. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, May 25, from 6 to 8 PM.

Memorial Day Show

The Southampton Artists Association Memorial Day Show will be held at The Levitas Center For The Arts located at The Southampton Cultural Center. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, May 25, from 5 to 7 PM. A closing reception will be held on Friday, May 31, from 5 to 7 PM. The show runs through Sunday, June 2.

Halcyon Days

Roman Fine Art in East Hampton presents “Halcyon Days,” a solo exhibition of new works by Polaroid photographer Alex Moore. Moore’s first solo exhibition at Roman Fine Art will feature new figurative and landscape works from his most recent travels. The exhibit will open Friday, May 24, and continue through Monday, June 24. There will be a cocktail reception for the artist Saturday, May 25, from 6 to 8 PM.

Marti Mayo

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center presents a gallery talk by Marti Mayo, guest curator of the current exhibition “Joseph Glasco: East End Echoes,” on Sunday, May 26, from 5 to 7 PM. Mayo will discuss Glasco’s life and career, with special emphasis on the influence of his time spent on eastern Long Island, first as a guest of Alfonso Ossorio and Ted Dragon at The Creeks in the 1950s, then with Julian Schnabel and his family in Montauk in the 1980s and ’90s. Admission is free, and no reservations are required. 

Strokes Of Brilliance

The RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton hosts the opening of “Strokes of Brilliance” on Saturday, May 25, from 6 to 8 PM. The show will feature the artwork of Will Teather, a leading artist from the UK. The gallery will also premiere new works by Margo Selski, Frank Oriti, Katie O’Hagan, and Armando Valero.

Janet Lehr Fine Arts

Janet Lehr Fine Arts in East Hampton presents a private collection of exquisite works by Milton Avery, Willem de Kooning, Jean Dufy, Eric Fischl, Arshile Gorky, Keith Haring, Wolf Kahn, Pablo Picasso, Paul Resika, and Tom Wesselman. A reception will be held on Saturday, May 25, from 8 to 10 PM.

Leiber Collection

The Leiber Collection in Springs, which has on display more than 500 artful Judith Leiber handbags and abstract garden paintings by Gerson Leiber, will have a celebratory opening on Saturday, May 25, from 2 to 5 PM. All are invited to attend the garden tea party to celebrate the opening of the new exhibition “Garden As Muse.” Visit www.leibercollection.org.

Yung Jake

In celebration of the culmination of “Yung Jake: Cartoons at Guild Hall,” Tripoli Gallery presents a closing performance by Illroots with Yung Jake and special guests. It’ll be held Saturday, May 25, from 8:30 to 10:30 PM in the exhibition gallery at Guild Hall.

Gallery Selections

MM Fine Art in Southampton presents “Gallery Selections,” a group exhibit featuring Rainer Andreesen, Bo Bartlett, Paul Davis, Terry Elkins, Chris Engel, Cornelia Foss, Elisabeth McBrien, Michael Meehan, Letty Nowak, Daniel Pollera, Dan Rizzie, Casimir Rutkowski, Daniel Sprick, Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth, and others. A reception will be held on Saturday, May 25, from 6 to 8 PM.

CornerSTONE

CRUSH Curatorial presents its first show of the summer season, “CornerSTONE,” with works by Cati Bestard, Alina Tenser, and Almond Zigmund. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, May 26, from 4 to 8 PM. The show runs through June 8.

Arts-Centric Tour

The Hamptons League of Women Voters has planned an “Arts-Centric Tour of Springs” for Thursday, May 30, from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

After a buffet lunch at The Clubhouse, stops include the Leiber Museum, Green River Cemetery, the Springs Historic District, Maidstone Park, and Duck Creek Farm Historic Site and John Little Barn.

Reservations are requested by Monday, May 27, can be made by sending a check for $45 (which includes both the luncheon and afternoon refreshments), made out to LWVH, to LWV Hamptons, P.O. Box 2253, East Hampton, NY 11937. For questions call 631-324-6713.

Spring Into Collecting

Alex Ferrone Gallery in Cutchogue opens a new season of art with its fourth edition of the “Spring into Collecting” exhibit. Exhibiting artists include Patricia Beary, Karen Bell, Lucy Dewitt, Alex Ferrone, Richard Gardner, Ray Germann, Gerry Giliberti, Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Mike McLaughlin, Barbara Macklowe, Robert Mielenhausen, Jim Sabiston, Steven Schreiber, Mac Titmus, and Pamela Waldroup. The show runs through June 23.

Grenning Gallery

The Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor presents Carl Bretzke’s “Best in Show” and Jim Rennert’s “Business in Bronze.” The exhibits run through June 9.

Hills & Valleys

The Parrish Art Museum has selected Bridgehampton-based multimedia artist Candace Hill Montgomery as one of two participants in the 2019 Parrish Road Show, the museum’s creative off-site exhibition series featuring temporary projects by East End artists to connect creativity to everyday life. Recently, Hill Montgomery has focused her practice on weavings that reflect her life as well as current political/sociological issues.

Approximately 25 of the weavings will be featured in the exhibition “Hills & Valleys” at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum, through June 16.

In addition to this off-site exhibition, the Parrish Art Museum will feature works by both 2019 Road Show artists (Hill Montgomery and Laurie Lambrecht) in the museum through November 10.

Artists At Home

East Hampton Historical Society presents the photographic exhibition “Artists at Home: The Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program,” at Clinton Academy Museum. The show includes 50 images of artists in their studios. This exhibit will run through July 6, and is open to the public on select Fridays and Saturdays.

Elizabeth Parker

The Arts Center at Duck Creek hosts its first exhibition of the 2019 season, “Elizabeth Parker: Library Paintings.” The show is on view through Sunday, May 26. The exhibition will be open to the public Friday through Sunday, from noon to 5 PM.

Layered Meanings

Ross seventh-grade students present “Layered Meanings: Three East End Artists,” an exhibition featuring Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, and Denise Gale. The show will run through May 24 at the Ross Gallery in East Hampton.

Sara Nightingale

Sara Nightingale Gallery in Sag Harbor presents Suzanne Unrein’s solo exhibit “Slip,” and the group exhibit “Until a Little Bird,” featuring the work of Francine Fleischer, Erica-Lynn Huberty, and Lucy Winton. Both exhibits will be on view through June 3.

Horses On Main Street

Romany Kramoris Gallery honors the 145th Kentucky Derby with “Horses on Main Street,” highlighting horse paintings, small sculpture, an old Mexico ceramic folk horse, and more. The show runs through Thursday, May 23.

Vanishing Act

Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton presents “Vanishing Act” with works by artists Colby Bird, David Kennedy Cutler, Fu & Rich, Kara Hamilton, Sheree Hovsepian, Denise Kupferschmidt, Virginia Lee Montgomery, Francis Picabia, Eli Ping, Brie Ruais, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Wilmer Wilson IV. Upstairs is Lauren Luloff’s “Small Landscapes.” The shows run through June 2.

Refuge

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents “Thomas Joshua Cooper: Refuge,” the artist’s first solo exhibition in an American museum in nearly two decades. The show is on view until July.

Cooper’s images are made primarily along the coastal and inland waterways of the world. Refuge features photographs taken between 1998 to 2018 along the Eastern seaboard and the Hudson River, anchored by 21 images of seascapes and interior landscapes he made on the East End during his 2016 exploratory commission sponsored by the Lannan Foundation with the Parrish Art Museum.

Rob Calvert

In conjunction with Holocaust Remembrance Observance, Sag Harbor resident Rob Calvert will exhibit his six-piece topical series at Temple Adas Israel Gallery Space in Sag Harbor. Ann Chwatsky’s selection for this year’s exhibition marks the first opportunity to see these works. Calvert made the assemblages in response to his 2016 visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. The exhibition will run through May.

Guild Hall

Guild Hall presents two one-person shows by groundbreaking artists. Christine Sciulli, known for her enigmatic light installations, and Yung Jake, whose work takes the form of rap music, animation, and portraiture, will both have work on display. Both shows run through May 27. Visit www.guildhall.org.

Vantage Points

The Drawing Room in East Hampton presents “Vantage Points,” with art by Adam Bartos, Gotz Diergarten, and Michael Light. The show runs through May 27.

East End Collected5

Artist and curator Paton Miller returns with “East End Collected5” and “EEC Jr.” at the Southampton Arts Center. The show runs through Sunday, June 9.

East End Collected5 reflects Miller’s vision of the East End region as an ideal environment for artists to create work. Through this exhibition, Miller highlights 32 artists. Artists include Casey Chalem Anderson, Michael Cardacino, Sylvia Channing, Jeremy Dennis, Madison Fender, Francine Fleischer, Lori Hawkins, Carol Hunt, Anna Jurinich, Christine Keefe, Suzanne LaFleur, Geralyne Lewandowski, John Margaritis, Alexis Martino, Lauren Matzen, Eric Meola, Oscar Molina, Joanlee Montefusco, Nika Nesgoda, Cindy Pease Roe, Jay Schneiderman, Arden Scott, Ty Stroudsburg, Trina Tozzi Michne, and Isabel Turban.

EEC Jr. artists include Harlan Beeton, Emily Esposito, Kyle McNamara, Cian O’Neill, Kai Parcher-Charles, Finn Pilaro, and J.B. Riffaud.

Parrish Perspectives

Parrish Perspectives at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents artists Renate Aller and Jean-Luc Mylayne. The show runs through July 28. The series features monumentally-scaled photographs drawn from the permanent collection that illuminate the intimate bond between subject and photographer. For more info, visit www.parrishart.org.

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