One hundred years ago this year, the Woodhouse Playhouse, a grand Tudor space with a stage and formal gardens on Huntting Lane in East Hampton Village, was presented to 16-year-old Marjorie Woodhouse, who was interested in the theater, by her parents.
Dilapidated buildings on urban streets, flora overtaking abandoned gas pumps on a country lane, the evanescence of a hazy Venice sunset. At Ashawagh Hall, the eyes moved from theme to theme and from subject to subject, witness to how another set of eyes saw the world and committed it to paper and canvas.
Between 1950 and 1990, the Eastman Kodak Company installed 565 color transparencies 18 feet tall and 60 feet long in New York City’s Grand Central Station. The images, known as Coloramas, portrayed a Norman Rockwell-like, predominantly white idealization of American life, while also advertising various products and activities.
The Neave Trio will be the guest artists at the first of the fall and winter Music at St. Luke’s recital series on Saturday at 5 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. The program will include music by Dvorak and Korngold.
Three East End artists — Alice Hope, Bastienne Schmidt, and Linda Stein will be in the show “Overlap: Life Tapestries,”in the A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn. A reception will be held next Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Helen A. Harrison, director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs, will be among the lecturers this weekend at the Royal...
“From Bach to Rock,” a piano duet performed by Nadia and Vladimir Zaitsev, will take place at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The husband and wife will perform music by Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Barber, Gershwin, Gottschalk, and Legrand, as well as Mr. Zaitsev’s arrangements of American rock ‘n’ roll medleys.
The Southampton Cultural Center will celebrate Veterans Day with a piano concert featuring American composers tomorrow evening at 6. Ellen Johansen and Marlene Markard, classically trained East End pianists, will perform music by Barber, Corigliano, Gershwin, and Copland. Tickets are $20, but students under 21 will be admitted free.
Guild Gatherings, an ongoing collaborative program designed to engage, cultivate, and connect artists, professionals, and the public on the East End, will take place tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. at Guild Hall. Presented in partnership with the East Hampton Arts Council, the evening will include presentations by four artists followed by a reception.
Clifford Ross, an East End multimedia artist known for his “Hurricane” series of dramatic, large-scale photographs of wild coastal storms, high-resolution landscape photographs, and mixed-media installations, has designed the sets for the premiere engagement of “Marksman,” a performance by the Kate Weare Company that will take place Wednesday...
Many notable artists — among them Dan Flavin, Sol LeWitt, and Brice Marden — worked at museums early in their careers, usually as security guards, but few kept one foot in the studio and one in a museum for three decades. George Negroponte managed to do just that.
Written in 1850 and set two centuries earlier, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” is in some respects eerily relevant in an election year punctuated by the revelation and condemnation of sexual indiscretions by politicians and other public figures, with press coverage in effect serving the same function as Hester Prynne’s scarlet A.
The film noir aesthetic has appealed to Adam Baranello, a Hampton Bays-based multimedia artist, for as long as he can remember. B“I love black-and-white film, and the over-saturated black of black-and-white,” he said. “Aesthetically, I feel it has a cool artistic quality to it, and kind of takes you out of reality because the film isn’t supposed...