Brad Phillips, a Canadian artist, makes visual art often using text as subject matter
Brad Phillips’s “For All Women, but Mainly for Sex Workers & Single Mothers” from 2013, a watercolor on paper Harper's Books
"I Got Stoned in the Middle East," a watercolor on paper from 2014
"Sex, Drugs, and Then Please Leave," a watercolor on paper from 2014

Loudon Wainwright III delivers with triumphant stridency
Loudon Wainwright III Michael Wilson

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Haim Mizrahi's "Trio" is on view at Vered Gallery in East Hampton.

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Sarah Koenig and her son enjoyed some time off on the water this summer in Sag Harbor. Anne Halsey
Adnan Syed has appealed his conviction for Hae Min Lee’s murder. Serial
Sarah Koenig in the studioElise Bergerson

The inaugural event of the Sag Harbor Arts Group
Kerry Kearney, one of the musicians playing at Sag Harbor Cinema. R. Balter Photography

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

At the Southampton Cultural Center

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor
Nancy Atlas Michael Heller

The shifting sands of the art fairs leave many questions unanswered
The Ross School booth at the Art Southampton Fair in July Jennifer Landes

On Jan. 13, 2015, it will be 20 years since he was seen diving from the Sag Harbor bridge and backstroking out to sea — a reasonable time to take stock
Ray Johnson’s self-portrait with works by Ed Ruscha, a collage dated “1975-81-86-87‚” demonstrates many of the artist’s strategies and methods and is on view in New York City. Ray Johnson Estate, Richard L. Feigen & Co.
Ray Johnson’s “Untitled (Jasper Johns, James Dean With Coca-Cola),” a collage mounted on cardboard, is from around 1991 to 1994. Ray Johnson Estate, Richard L. Feigen & Co.
Examples of Johnson’s mail art sent to The Star over the years. East Hampton Star Archives