The fantasy that one could enter any one of these rooms is palpable and their minimal, primarily modernist feel is clean and unfussy

Steinberg’s singular takes on the absurd and the surreal, his interplay between mediums, and his sharp wit and use of language all anticipate the work of generations to come
Saul Steinberg’s singular vision is being celebrated at Pace Gallery in New York City with drawings such as “Noser#5” from 1980. The Saul Steinberg Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; and Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York Photos
The photographs “Chest of Drawers Cityscape,” left, from 1950, and this untitled work, right, using a wall, boxes, and paper to capture an image of women seated on a bench.

Local art news
Friends and colleagues celebrated the life and work of Brian Gaman, an artist who lived in Springs and New York City, at a memorial exhibition held Friday at Art Helix in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Janet Goleas, an East Hampton curator, was one of seven speakers. Mr. Gaman died on July 1 at the age of 65. Mark Segal

A lineup of highly anticipated films, special guests, and related programs
Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in “The Imitation Game”
Steve Carell and Channing Tatum in “Foxcatcher,”
Reese Witherspoon in “Wild.”
Joséphine Japy in “Breathe,” a look at adolescent obsession

Astrid Myers-Rosset with a portion of the wall, which will be fully revealed in the film “Barney’s Wall.” Jennifer Landes
David Amran serenaded Astrid Myers-Rosset with a Chinese hulusi flute in the loft she shared with her late husband, Barney Rosset, as David Leitner filmed the exchange. Rosset’s wall can be seen in the background. Jennifer Landes

Tracey Jackson and Paul Williams take a serious yet lighthearted approach to adapting recovery principles for those who need help but are not traditional addicts. George Baier IV

“The Little Pier” from 1914 is one of many images William Glackens painted while summering in Bellport from 1911 to 1916. Barnes Foundation
“The Green Car‚” from 1910, is one of the early works in which William Glackens began experimenting with color. The Metropolitan Museum of Art