The Art Scene

ydney Albertini’s handmade homeware collection
Sydney Albertini’s handmade homeware collection is a favorite at Barneys New York and will be on view at Ashawagh Hall in Springs this weekend with the work of four other artists.

Five Artists at Ashawagh
    Ashawagh Hall will be the venue this weekend for five female artists. Sydney Albertini, Susanna Briselli, Leslie Harris, Fran Kaufman, and Dorothy Roskam will exhibit works in a variety of mediums.
    Ms. Albertini, whose homeware sells at Barneys, has both paintings and objects in the show. Ms. Briselli’s photographic work in film, each handmade and in some cases painted or etched, will be on view. Some two dozen of Ms. Kaufman’s photographs of jazz performers will also be displayed. The ceramic work of Ms. Harris is both functional and creative. Ms. Roskam will include her felted baskets and jewelry made of handmade paper beads, decorative silver plated elements, and semi-precious stones.
    The exhibit will open on Saturday at 10 a.m., and there will be a reception that evening from 5 to 7. Hours on Sunday will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Springtime for Pottery
    The Celedon Gallery will hold its spring sale of creative ceramics by member artists of the Clay Art Guild of the Hamptons beginning on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Old Mill Road in Water Mill.
    The pieces are a blend of functional pottery as well as art and sculpture. The sale will continue on weekends through May 8. The Web site for the group is

Education Internship At Pollock-Krasner
    Joyce Raimondo, who is in charge of the Family Drip Painting workshops at the Pollock-Krasner House in Springs, is looking for a summer intern to help her with museum education and arts administration geared toward children.
    The workshops are held on Saturday mornings in June, July, and August from 9 a.m. to noon. Other work will include five additional weekday hours to assist with program administration, marketing, registration, and planning. The intern will also be expected to assist with other art events held in libraries and schools. Résumés or questions can be e-mailed to

Larsen Establishes Design Prize
    Jack Lenor Larsen will present the new LongHouse Prizes for Best Artwork in Show and Best Booth Design at the 14th International Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Fair in New York this morning at 9:30. The show features contemporary decorative arts and design and is open through Sunday at the Park Avenue Armory.
    Mr. Larsen, the founder and resident of LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, is known for his gardens and art and design collections as well as his long and respected career in fabric design. He planned to select the winners yesterday and announce them at a special breakfast event this morning.
    Tickets to the fair are $25 for the day and $40 for a four-day pass. The show’s hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, but closing at 6 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday.