“It’s a commitment to making gay lives visible”
Robert Giard's "Bridgehampton Horse Show" is an example of the photographer's interest in recording the workers who serve the South Fork. Robert Giard Foundation
Giard took hundreds of photographs of gay writers and published images of several of them with their writing. Marijane Meaker was captured on the South Fork.Robert Giard Foundation
"Man with Landscape Painting (John Haigney)" by GiardRobert Giard Foundation

“It is the work I’m most proud of, of everything I have done in my entire career,”
Taylor Barton has married music and text in a new children’s book inspired by the BP oil spill.

To be performed by Kathleen Chalfant and Harris Yulin on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Harris Yulin and Kathleen Chalfant

Local Art News

At the Southampton Arts Center

'Much Ado About Nothing' on Sunday

At Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor

Debbie Harry of Blondie, pictured here with Blondie's keyboardist, Matt Katz-Bohen, was the headliner at the Perfect Earth Project's benefit picnic on Saturday night. David X. Prutting and Griffin Lipson/
Chris Stein of Blondie, who played with Ms. Harry, with his wife, Barbara Sicuranza, and their daughter Valentina SteinDavid X. Prutting and Griffin Lipson/
Among the guests were John Targon, a designer, left, and Martha Stewart with her canine companions. David X. Prutting and Griffin Lipson/
East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. chatted with Edwina von Gal, the founder of the Perfect Earth Project.David X. Prutting and Griffin Lipson/
Isaac Mizrahi, left, the afternoon’s master of ceremonies, with the musicians Suzanne Vega, Teddy Thompson, G.E. SmithDavid X Prutting & Griffin Lipson/
After taking the stage earlier in the afternoon, Rufus Wainwright, left, enjoyed the music with his husband, Jorn Weisbrodt.David X. Prutting and Griffin Lipson/
Cindy Sherman, on the right in white, hosted the event at her property on Accabonac Harbor. Edwina von Gal is at left.David X. Prutting and Griffin Lipson/