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Bonnie Rychlak
Bonnie Rychlak, above, has been working in wax sculpture, such as “Formless 1,” below left and middle, and “Katsura,” below right, since her retirement from the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in 2010. Jennifer Landes

Studio Playhouse production of “L’il Abner,” coming in June to LTV Studios.
Anita Sorel, center, was in charge of auditions for the Studio Playhouse production of “L’il Abner,” coming in June to LTV Studios.
Anita Sorel, center, was in charge of auditions for the Studio Playhouse production of “L’il Abner,” coming in June to LTV Studios. Morgan McGivern
Book Review By Hilma Wolitzer
Sarah Van Arsdale Marcelo Monti
Charles Hummel - “Caveat Emptor: Fakes and Forgeries”
Charles Hummel outlined the pitfalls of both amateur and professional antiques collecting during “Caveat Emptor: Fakes and Forgeries” at Clinton Academy on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

Local art news
Claudia Thomas enjoyed the view last week while participating in the first class of Madoo Paints with Eric Dever. Durell Godfrey

Regional art news

The appeal of Expressionism to the artist is made manifest from the earliest drawings
Numerous Dan Flavin drawings and a couple of his light sculptures are on view at the Morgan Library in New York.

An innovative and daring production
In “Uncle Vanya” at Guild Hall, Stephen Hamilton plays Astrov, Alicia St. Louis is Sonya, and Rachel Feldman is Yelena. Fred Melamed plays the title role of Vanya. Durell Godfrey

Mr. Hummel is an expert on antiques and American decorative arts
A New England tall chest augmented to increase its value. East Hampton Historical Society