Arts

This year, LongHouse’s arts committee has made some bold and dramatic selections well suited for the unique environment.
Michelle and Melissa Vega enjoyed Sui Jianguo’s “Legacy Mantle (Mao Jacket)” at LongHouse on Saturday. Jennifer Landes
Kiki Smith’s “Women With Sheep” lie among the green leaves of a planted bed at LongHouse. Jennifer Landes
Grace Knowlton's "Spheres" in the dunesJennifer Landes
Takashi Soga "Eye of the Ring" from 2007Jennifer Landes
As long as the frost doesn't bite, many of the thousands of daffodils planted at LongHouse should be in their glory on Saturday.Jennifer Landes
Yue Minjun's "Contemporary Chinese Warriors" from 2005

At the Southampton Cultural Center

At the library

At the Southampton Arts Center

Local Art News

“Animal Wisdom,”
Heather Christian from "Anima Wisdom" Shervin Laniez

“Women: Portraits 1960-2000”
Betty Friedan, above, strolling on the beach in East Hampton, and Gloria Steinem, below, are some of the many female subjects captured by Susan Wood’s lens from the 1960s to the aughts.
Barbara Chase-RiboudSusan Wood

Steve Young's years-long record hunt
After years as a comedy writer for “Late Night With David Letterman,” Steve Young’s discovery of and research into industrial musicals led to a book, a film, and an appearance in front of the camera with his boss.

The Southampton Historical Museum is presenting a lecture series that looks back to various manifestations in Southampton of the Gilded Age
William Merritt Chase, seen here in a self-portrait from 1915, will be the subject of a talk at the Southampton Historical Museum on Aug. 23 as part of its lecture series devoted to the Gilded Age in Southampton.

"Taking stock at year 35"
At one of last year’s Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival concerts, Kristin Lee demonstrated some rigorous violin playing while Orion Weiss was at the piano. Michael Lawrence
Ani Kavafian and Marya MartinMichael Nemeth