Art Blog

Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, and Janelle Monae, left to right, star in "Hidden Figures," which was nominated for best picture and best supporting actress for Ms. Spencer. Hopper Stone
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from "La La Land," which was nominated for 14 Oscars and screened at October's Hamptons film festival.
Viggo Mortensen, left, was nominated for best actor for his role in "Captain Fantastic," which was co-produced by Jamie Patricof.

Frederic Tuten, seated, moments before he joined Iris Smyles and Patricia Marx in a rendition of the "Thriller" dance at an East magazine authors reading at Malia Mills in East Hampton on Valentine's Day.
Malia Mills in East Hampton, a women's swimwear and clothing shop, became a pop-up gallery and space for literary readings for the winter months.
Iris Smyles read two poems, "Bitter Suite" and "The Chocolate Covered Prince," from a new book of poetry and cartoons that she is completing called "Single Life."
Patricia Marx read her short story "Audio Tour," which appeared first in The New Yorker's "Shouts and Murmurs."
Frederic Tuten read "Self Portrait With Circus" from his most recent book of inter-related short stories, "Self Portraits: Fictions."
Taylor Rose Berry of Harbor Books of Sag Harbor
A pre-reading strategy session with Frederic Tuten, Patricia Marx, and Iris Smyles
David Rattray, editor of The East Hampton Star and publisher of East magazine

"The Piano" will be the first of many screenings to celebrate the Hamptons International Film Festival's 25th anniversary.

The Hendrickson and Schellinger families have owned this Dominy clock for more than two centuries. Sotheby's

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star in "La La Land," one of the featured films at this year's Hampton International Film Festival and a big winner at this year's Golden Globes.
Sarah Jessica Parker in March at the Guild Hall Academy of the Arts dinnerJennifer Landes
Liev Schreiber, who was nominated for "Ray Donovan," and John Slattery at the 2015 Hamptons International Film FestivalJennifer Landes

Colson Whitehead and his award-winning novel Madeline Whitehead

August 31, 2006
Jamal Joseph, second from right, stopped by the Eastville Community Historical Society on Sunday before the screening of his film. Joining him, from left, were Joyce Joseph, a co-founder of IMPACT, Khadim Diop, and Susan Penzner. Durell Godfrey photos
Mr. Joseph, left, discussed the film after the screening with Cheryl Hill, the producer, and Khadim Diop, who stars in it.
Reynold Ruffins, Vivian Wallace, Murial Cunningham, Elinor Fendall, and Michael Butler met up before the screening in Bay Street's lobby.
Susan Penzner and April Gornik

Aaron Eckhart, right, plays a boxing trainer for Miles Teller's character in "Bleed for This." Mr. Eckhart will be interviewed at the festival.

Jeff Nichols's "Loving" explores a landmark Supreme Court case that overturned laws against interracial marriage.