Arts

    Eric Alterman’s latest book, “Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama,” analyzes the reasons why President Obama has failed to enact the progressive reforms articulated in his presidential campaign. In...

Jakob’s Garden Notes     Through Oct. 31, the Drawing Room in East Hampton is showing “Robert Jakob: Garden Notes,” paintings on paper of flowers he has planted in his Springs garden over the past three decades....

    If it seems as though there are a lot of opportunities to bid on art at events this year, it could very well be. There is a long history of commissioning East End artists to contribute works to charitable endeavors, but this...
    It was a journey of thousands of miles and thousands of dollars, but two pieces weighing more than two tons each, stenciled by the English artist Banksy in the Palestinian West Bank, are now on view in Southampton. While more...
    The Hamptons Black International Film Festival opens today in Manhattan with a premiere of “Obama’s Irish Roots,” a documentary about the President as he traces his Irish ancestry, produced and directed by...
    “Averse to personal publicity, we veiled our own names under those of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell,” wrote Currer Bell, alias Charlotte Bronte, going on to explain in her flowing style why she and her sisters, Anne...
Tracy Davis at the Eagle     The Golden Eagle art supply shop in East Hampton is showing work by Tracy Davis this month. Ms. Davis is a writer as well as an artist; her novel “My Husband Ran Off With the Nanny and God Do I...

Refunds for people who bought tickets to the Music to Know concert, an August festival that was canceled a week before performers such as Vampire Weekend and Bright Eyes were to take a temporary stage at East Hampton Airport, have largely been...
Despite the jaded ho-hum reaction many bad boys and girls of appropriation garner these days, it appears to be one of the most consistently marketable veins of contemporary art. Collectors snapping up the work might like the familiarity of the...