The Art Scene: 02.20.14

Local art news
“Portrait of Phil Haffner” by Lori Weiss is on view in Tonic Artspace’s “Phenomena” exhibition at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton.

Love and Passion Redux
    The opening reception for “Love and Passion: Walk on the Wild Side,” a collaboration between Karyn Mannix Contemporary, Hampton Hang, and the Sara Nightingale Gallery that was canceled because of last weekend’s storm, has been rescheduled for Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.

    Art will be on view at both Hampton Hang and Sara Nightingale, Water Mill neighbors, and the Blind Date Music Lab series will operate between the two galleries. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday.

News From Pollock-Krasner
    The Jackson Pollock Studio clogs, which sold out almost as soon as they appeared last summer, are again available from Crocs. The pattern of the footwear is derived from the Pollock studio floor. The clogs can be ordered from crocs.com.

    Musicians seeking a guitar to match their clogs can order either the Studio Guitar or the Studio Bass, custom-crafted by Waterstone, from pollockguitar. com. The $1,500 cost includes a hard-shell case and certificate of authenticity. Proceeds benefit the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs.

    The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook will present “Jackson Pollock’s Prints,” an exhibition of the artist’s graphics and personal effects organized by Helen A. Harrison, the director of the Pollock-Krasner House, from March 1 through June 8.

Monkey Loose at Ashawagh
    “Eclecticism,” a group show presented by the Crazy Monkey Gallery, will be on view tomorrow through Sunday at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Participating artists are Anna Franklin, Andrea McCafferty, June Kaplan, Bobbie Braun, Lance Corey, Sally Breen, Dianne Marxe, Barbara Bilotta, Bo Parsons, Mark E. Zimmerman, Daniel Schoenheimer, Jim Hayden, Jana Hayden, and Cynthia Sobel.

    A reception will be held tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m.

Tonic Artspace at Markel
    The Tonic Artspace pop-up gallery will materialize at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton from Saturday through March 8. Titled “Phenomena,” the exhibition will include work by Arrex, Maeve D’Arcy, Carly Haffner, Christine Lidrbauch, Scott Gibbons, and Grant Haffner.

    The show is a memorial to Philip Clark Haffner, Grant and Carly Haffner’s father, who died on Feb. 6. A 1974 portrait of the late Mr. Haffner by Lori Weiss, a San Francisco artist, will also be on view in the gallery. A reception will take place Saturday evening from 6 to 9.


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