Art Blog

"Twins (Homage to Elizabeth Murray)," consists of 60 baked enamel steel plates.
L-R Joy Missonnier, Christine Mathai, Hans Van Bovenkamp, and Mata Hallam attended the opening on Saturday night. Morgan McGivern
Kristin Houdlett and David Perez were part of the crowd at the Jennifer Bartlett members' opening.

William S. Heppenheimer received top honors from Robert Storr at the Guild Hall members show on Saturday. Durell Godfrey, photos
The winners gathered outside after the announcement with members of Guild Hall's staff.
Tracy Jamar won the distinction of best mixed media work.
Linda Miller's "Paperweight" received a honorable mention.
Susan Frame won best sculpture.
Natsaka's "Antikythera," a Venus of Willendorf-like figure stood out in the galleries.
Jeff Muhs won a honorable mention.
Carol Quint found art in many chicken bones in a piece called "Relic."
Michael Malce examined one of the exhibition's smaller sculptures.
Ann Chwatsky earned a honorable mention for her work "My Solar #3."

J. Kelly Caldwell provided the sound effects while Lucas Beck, Joshua Perl, and Molly McKenna read a baseball-themed skit for the sixth installment of the Water's Edge Radio Hour. Jennifer Landes photos
Brad Penuel and Telly Karoussos are Hopefully Forgiven, the house band for the Water's Edge Radio Hour.
The cast mimes a song parody in the "Ethan Talkhouse" open mike night sketch.
Joshua Perl, center, is the host of the program and also plays different roles in the skits. He also reads essays, such as "The Domestic God" from this episode.

Elizabeth Dow caught up with Sam Panton at the opening of her show at Vered gallery on Saturday night. Morgan McGivern
The painting "Still" is in the background of the main photograph.
An installation view of the workMorgan McGivern
Ms. Dow posed for another photo, this time with Kenny Wessberg on the right.Morgan McGivern
Kenna Panton, left, and a guest in front of one of Ms. Dow's water paintings.Morgan McGivern
"Ripple Effect" from 2013
In another part of the gallery Tim Okeeffe, Ferry Foster, and Janet Lehr stood in front of a Weegee composite distortion of Marilyn Monroe and Hunt Slonem's "Bunnies."Morgan McGivern
Damien Roman, an art specialist at the gallery and Meghan Musarra, a gallery associate, stood in front of an Eric Fischl work at the opening.Morgan McGivern

Jack Larsen gave a talk on Saturday about his collection of objects that he has put on sale to benefit LongHouse Reserve. Durell Godfrey Photos
Fitzhugh Karol stood by his wood sculpture "What's Supposed to Be."
LongHouse is known for, among other things, its thousands of daffodils and its "Fly’s Eye Dome" fabricated from an original idea by Buckminster Fuller by John Kuthik in 1998
Wendy Van Deusen showcased some of her favorite objects at the sale.
More of the many items in the Larsen collection
Wendy Chavkin examined some details on a wooden panel.
Matko Tomicic, LongHouse's executive director, inspected a table of vessels and other objects.
At LongHouse, even a arrangement of two benches is a bit of an event.
Where land and art meet

"Sammy's Beach VIII" from 2010 Danese/Corey Gallery photos
"Sammy's Beach XIV" from 2014
"Weeds 6" from 2010 in charcoal, ink, and acrylic
"Weeds 7" from 2010
"Sammy's Beach I" from 2007
"Weeds 4" from 2010

Melissa Hin and Daniel Schoemheimer posed in the gallery near her paintings and his photographs at Crazy Monkey Gallery. Morgan McGivern
Matt Vega pointed out the stanzas from a Wordsworth poem he painted to a visitor at his opening at Ille Arts.Jennifer Landes
Sally Egbert and Mike Pratt at the Ille openingJennifer Landes
The crowd at Crazy Monkey on Saturday nightMorgan McGivern
Eric Fertman and his son chose the view from above at Halsey Mckay.Jennifer Landes
Kenneth Amoah checked out the "Still Life with Woodpecker" show at Halsey Mckay.Jennifer Landes
Thea Krizmanich and Paul Gagner, an artist in the show, at the Halsey Mckay opening Jennifer Landes
As part of the "Thank You" show, Peter Tooker caught his buddie in the tube for a photograph exhibitied at Ashawagh Hall.Morgan McGivern
The "Thank You" show attracted a good turnout on Saturday night with photography, music, and food.Morgan McGivern
Lisa Jones, an East End tennis pro, shot this image in coastal France while on vacation.Morgan McGivern

Tabs on the floor and tabs on the wall as well as everywhere in between was the theme of the opening of Alice Hope's new show "Tab" at Ricco Maresca Jennifer Landes photos
The artist added back light to her amalgamation of tabs to create forms evocative of sea life or some strange mystical ectoplasm.
Alice Hope shows Ashton Farrington the tab tattoo before she applies it as Carol and Lee Farrington look on.
Ashton Farrington with her temporary tab tat.
A view of some of the works inspired by the tabs
Please save your tab from your TAB.
Red tabs attached to tiny metal ball chains that are attached to a box spring make for a dynamic sculpture.
Another view of the room
Alice Hope and Elena Glinn at the reception.
Carol Farrington sported her tab tat on her back.

Furniture House 5's layout was inspired by Brick Country House, an unbuilt design of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe from 1924. Shigeru Ban Architects America
Shigeru Ban is the winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture PrizeShigeru Ban Architects
The Curtain Wall House was designed in 1995 and built in Toyko.Hiroyuki Hirai/Shigeru Ban Architects
An interior unit of the Metal Shutter House apartment building designed in 2010 for New York City Michael Moran/Shigeru Ban Architects
Container Temporary Housing from 2011 in Onagawa, JapanHiroyuki Hirai/Shigeru Ban Architects
The interior of one of the container unitsHiroyuki Hirai/Shigeru Ban Architects
The Paper Concert Hall in L'Aquila, Italy was designed in 2011.Didier Boy de la Tour/Shigeru Ban Architects
Paper Emergency Shelter for the victims of the Haiti earthquake in 2010, in Port au PrinceShigeru Ban Architects

Gene Samuelson, Cynthia Sobel, Anna Franklin, Frank Sofo, Alyce Peifer, and Joyce Silver were some of the artists with work on view at the Wednesday Group show at Ashawagh this weekend. Durell Godfrey, photos
Jose Gabriel Fernandez, left, with Joe Macal and Pippa the dog
A visitor viewed the work of Deb Palmer.
Blythe Frecha-Hantgan took five at the opening.
Beryl Brownman examined Peter Gumpfel's watercolors at the opening.
Anna Franklyn had fun in front of her paintings.
Cynthia Sobel, left, discussed her paintings with two patrons.
"Montauk Patchwork" by Jean Mahoney
Stella Peterson took a stroll by the art works.
Romy Frecha paused at the opening to look at some of the paintings.