“The Homesman” focuses on a subject seldom highlighted in westerns — the plight of women in the Old West

Ronald Perelman first sued Larry Gagosian in 2012
Larry Gargosian sat in his booth featuring Richard Prince at Art Basel Miami Beach in December. Jennifer Landes

Fran Lebowitz will kick off a star-studded Labor Day weekend

The frothy riff touches on social media, appropriation, modern art, and, if you’re feeling academic in these lazy dog days, Lacanian notions and related theories of the subject and object of the gaze in art
Enoc Perez borrowed posts from Instagram as a starting point for his collaged compositions on paper and canvas, then used shapes reminiscent of Matisse, Picasso, Baldessari, and Duchamp to cover the subjects.

“Managing at that level is the worst job there is in baseball”
John Feinstein, one of the hardest-working men in sports journalism, at rare rest. Christine Bauch Feinstein

Jesse Moss, the director of “The Overnighters,” spent two years “embedded” in the small North Dakota town of Williston, where hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has unlocked a vast oil field in the nearby Bakken shale
The Rev. Jay Reinke experiences both external and internal struggles in “The Overnighters,” to be screened in the Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs program tomorrow night.

Local art news
Savi0 Mizzi’s “At the Butcher” will be on view in “Curious,” a group exhibition at Ashawagh Hall in Springs this weeked.

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

At the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church

At John Varvatos on Newtown Lane