At the James Gallery at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Theresa Bernstein was a young woman of 24 in this self-portrait. She would go on to live 112 years. University of Nebraska Press

Mirra Bank has fashioned a portrait of the past and present of a complex but little-known society
Envoy coaches from the U.S. pose with Manipuri baseball enthusiasts in Mirra Bank’s documentary “The Only Real Game.”

For more than 40 years, Ms. Semmel has chosen as her subject the “normal,” rather than idealized, human body
Joan Semmel with her 2005 painting “Mirrored Screen” from the “Framed” series. Mark Segal
Joan Semmel’s “Triple Play,” from 2011, shows the artist in multiple positions, each thinly overlaid by the next. Alexander Gray Associates

At St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton

Winner of the 2013 Brown Harris Stevens Audience Award

At Ashawagh Hall in Springs

By Adam Judd
Mark Mangini skillfully guided the Choral Society of the Hamptons through the rough waters of Cecilia McDowall’s “Ave maris stella” at the society’s winter concert on Dec. 8. Durell Godfrey
Birnam Wood, Mark Borghi Gallery, Keszler Gallery, and Peter Marcelle Gallery were in attendance and were enjoying crowded booths and inquiries on Saturday and throughout the fair
A new series of paintings by Eric Fischl at the Mary Boone booth at Art Basel Miami Beach depicting people at an art gallery had an uncanny effect of reproducing the poses of viewers. Jennifer Landes Photos
Tripoli Patterson, a Southampton art dealer, and his brother Yung Jake, an artist and musician, checked out Art Basel last Thursday.

The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival’s gala honored D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus with a screening of “The War Room,”
Jacqui LoFaro, founder of the festival, D.A. Pennebaker, and Chris Hegedus Morgan McGivern

It is the story of a trusted and honored teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a student.
Carey Crim, the author of “Conviction,” which will make its world premiere at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor next season, flanked by Guy Sanville, artistic director of the Purple Rose Theatre in Michigan, and Michelle Mountain, who directed Ms. Crim’s first play. Danna Segrest