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The Halsey McKay booth at the Armory Show during a quiet moment Ryan Wallace
The scene at Rental Gallery at NADA on Thursday with Joel Mesler second from the rightJennifer Landes
Michelle Stuart's "Palimpsests" at Leslie Tonkonow's space at Independent
Michael Goldberg's "Dune House I" from 1958 was painted during the eight-year period when he was in East Hampton. It is on view at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery's booth at the Armory Show.
Josephine Meckseper in Timothy Taylor's Independent space
A painting by Ryan Wallace at Susan Inglett Gallery's booth at NADA

Andrea Grover and Harris Yulin during the cocktail hour looking south from Rockefeller Center Dane DuPuis
The History of Art Band performing during the dinner, which honored Audrey Flack, center, singing and playing banjo.Dane DuPuis
Gail Sheehy and Michele CohenPatrick McMullan
The cast of Guild Hall's upcoming production of "Romeo and Juliet" had a red carpet moment.Patrick McMullan
Emanuele Fiore, Kelly Bensimon, and Richard SteinbergPatrick McMullan
Eric Fischl, the academy president, was a co-host for the evening.Patrick McMullan
Sheri Sandler, the recipient of the award for leadership, with Audrey Flack, who was given a lifetime achievement award in visual arts.Patrick McMullan
Arcmanoro Niles and Iris Smyles, two of Guild Hall's first artists in residence. Ms. Smyles was one of the evening's co-hosts.Patrick McMullan
G.E. Smith, a former music director of “Saturday Night Live” and an Amagansett resident, performed at Monday’s gala.Dane DuPuis
An amused Rainbow Room crowd, including the novelist Frederic Tuten, rear.Dane DuPuis

Gary Oldman, who played Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour," one of the Hamptons International Film Festival selections, won the best actor Oscar on Sunday. Focus Features
Jordan Peele, second from left, took part in a panel discussion of his film "Get Out" at the film festival in October. He won for best original screenplay. Jackie Pape
Allison Janney played Tonya Harding's mother in "I, Tonya," a role that won her an Oscar on Sunday.Neon
Richard Jenkins and Sally Hawkins, who were both nominated for their roles, were part of the 13 nominations that "The Shape of Water" received. It won best picture, best director, best production design, and best score.Fox SearchlIght Pictures

Shannon Lawlor's 2016 poster The Hampton Classic

"Call Me by Your Name" received nominations for best picture, best actor, best adapted screenplay, and best song.

Frances McDormand won a best actress Golden Globe on Sunday for her work in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," which also won the best picture award for drama. It was screened in October at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Diane Kruger in "In the Fade," a HIFF selection that won best foreign film at the Golden Globes.

"The Night Cafe" is one of Vincent van Gogh's paintings brought to life in the film "Loving Vincent," part of a new winter film series selected by HIFF and to be shown at Guild Hall.
A scene from "Faces Places" with the artist JR and the filmmaker Agnes Varda

A complete set of Andy Warhol's "Soup Cans" screenprints led a $12.1 million sale of prints and multiples that ended Tuesday night at Sotheby's. Sotheby's

Anne Chaisson, far left, and David Nugent, far right, joined some of the jurors of this years Hampton International Film Festival on Monday morning to give out awards. The jurors are, from left, Julie Goldman, Roger Ross Williams, Toni Ross, and Harris Yulin. Durell Godfrey
"Under the Tree" won the best narrative feature award from HIFF.
"Lots of Kids, a Monkey, and a Castle" was named best documentary feature.

Mariska Hargitay came to the festival on Sunday to support her film "I Am Evidence."
Allison Williams participated in the panel discussion "Anatomy of a Scene," with the director and producers of "Get Out" and her co-star Daniel Kaluuya.Judy D'Mello
Leon Vitali, left, who worked for years as Stanley Kubrick's personal assistant, is the subject of Tony Zierra's (right) "Filmworker." Jackie Pape
Susan Lacy's (center holding flowers) local fans showed up to offer their support of her latest documentary on Steven Spielberg; from the left: Kristen Benfield, Deb McEneany, Walter Bernard, Bina Bernard, and Kevin McEneanyDurell Godfrey
Jamie Bell, who is English but no stranger to Long Island from his series "Turn: Washington's Spies" was at the festival to support "Film Stars Don't Die in LIverpool" in which he stars with Annette Benning.Durell Godfrey
Lauren Roberts, Jared Greenman, and Lois Robbins at the New York Women in Film and Television brunch at Mulford FarmJackie Pape
Annette Bening on stageDurell Godfrey
Bob Balaban, who has made a few films of his own, moderated the discussion with Annette Benning.Durell Godfrey
Rob Reiner on stage during his discussionDurell Godfrey
Eric Kohn, Eric Kohn, chief film critic and deputy editor for Indiewire, and chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle, spoke with Jordan Peele, the director of "Get Out," second from the left, and the producers of the film on Sunday at Bay Street Theater.Jackie Pape