Arts

Expressive and painterly canvases where the mark becomes text and the words, while meaningful, are given an expressionistic treatment
“Neither Out Far Nor in Deep,” from 2014

A series of staged readings of new plays

At the Parrish Art Museum

At the Montauk Library.

At Guild Hall

A series of paintings inspired by the beach that borders the western entrance of Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton
“Sammy’s Beach XIV‚” in acrylic on canvas, was painted this year.

At LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton
The LongHouse Reserve informally began its season last weekend with a textiles and objects sale from Jack Lenor Larsen’s collection to benefit the garden and its programs before the official opening this Saturday. Durell Godfrey

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“Black Juba,” a cast fiberglass sculpture installed at the LongHouse Reserve in 2013 Laurie Lambrecht

Nietzsche’s concept of the eternal return is a central tenet of the postmodern idiom that Mr. Bleckner helped foster, beginning in the 1970s
Ross Bleckner’s oil paintings on linen from the past two years, such as, clockwise from top left, “Mausoleum (1918),” “Strange Sister,” “Parallel or Anti-Parallel,” and “Brain in the Room‚” demonstrate a continual return to established series. Ross Bleckner; Mary Boone Gallery

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill