Arts

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.

From the beginning, Mr. Zucker’s work existed outside conventional modernist thinking
In Joe Zucker’s paintings, the materials, processes, and content are interdependent. Britta Le Va
Joe Zucker’s “The First Roll of 96” Wide No. 12” uses a roll of canvas as subject matter and material. Parrish Art Museum
"Aquarium," a 1970 painting by Joe Zucker.Parrish Art Museum

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

At the Levitas Center for the Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center

The legendary Roger Waters, co-founder of Pink Floyd, will be the special guest at a Labor Day weekend benefit picnic at Cindy Sherman’s house in Springs for the Azuero Project and the Perfect Earth Project
On her own property at the edge of Accabonac Harbor in Springs, the landscape designer Edwina von Gal practices what her Perfect Earth Project preaches by going toxin-free. Carissa Katz

Before his death in 2002, Mr. Giard had made almost 600 portraits of East End writers such as Edward Albee, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Clare Coss, Lanford Wilson, and Suzanne Gardinier
Mark Doty, a poet and memoirist, in a 1992 picture by Robert Giard Robert Giard