There is a certain edginess to the figures, an expected summer lightheartedness that feels feigned and darker.
“Stephanie and Lily Margaret” will be on view at Guild Hall in the exhibition “Eric Fischl: Beach Life,” opening to the public on Saturday.

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The heat and humidity on Saturday did not dampen enthusiasm for Guild Hall’s 66th annual Clothesline Art Sale, which was held both inside in air-conditioned comfort and outside on the museum’s lawn. Durell Godfrey Photo

Cocktail parties to introduce recently published writers

Hamptons Independent Theater Festival Bridgehampton
Gerard Doyle and Clodagh Bowyer appear in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream" outdoors in Bridgehampton through Aug. 19. David E. Rattray

Maybelle Smith is a blues singer taking on the challenges of 1950s America

The Parrish Road Show is just the latest in a series of programs Andrea Grover has started at the museum
Andrea Grover, inside Maziar Behrooz's "Rapid Deployment Meditation Unit," is untethering the museum in a summer series of on-site events under the banner of the Parrish Road Show. Sunny Khalsa

Escape to Montauk, dubbed a “unique boutique event,” kicks off tomorrow

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Sculpture by Costantino Nivola is on view now at the Drawing Room gallery in East Hampton.