Supporting Players Are Subject at Ille

The warm glow of the gallery was a beacon in the dark but mild winter night. Morgan McGivern, photos

     When people look at art, they are more likely looking at the medium than what is supporting it. Denise Gale thinks differently.
     At "Paper and Canvas in Conversation," her show that opened at Ille Arts in Amagansett on Saturday, the support was the feature that inspired her to organize a show of work by Eugene Brodsky, Don Christensen, Mary Heilmann, Anne Russinof, Arlene Slavin and herself.
    Judging by the crowd at the opening, where some 60 people filled the space at 6 p.m., it was also of interest to many others. It will remain on view through April 1.

Geoffrey Nimmer joined Denise Gale, the exhibition's curator, at the opening.
Eugene Brodsky stood by his work on paper "Study for Storyboard."
A sizable crowd came out to view the show.
Kurt Gumaer and Sabra Moon Elliot attended.
Arlene Slavin, whose work on canvas behind her was inspired by an earlier drawing nearby.
Alberto Herszage at the opening