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

At Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan

At the Levitas Center for the Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center

At The Watermill Center

Michael Weiskopf is not shy about addressing controversial topics in his music
Michael Weiskopf, who is known as the front man for the Complete Unknowns, his Dylan cover band, has a new CD of original songs backed up by South Fork musicians. Michael Fadyk

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The paintings are far more brilliant and complex than their reproductions would suggest
It Ain’t Cheap” is the title of a metal sculpture as well as a show of John Chamberlain’s metal paintings, a relatively unknown group of works from the 1960s, on view in Bridgehampton for two more weeks. Ronald Amstutz