Andrea McCafferty will serve as curator for the 48th annual “Artists of the Springs Invitational Exhibit‚” opening tomorrow at Ashawagh Hall with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m.
Snow-capped mountains, a group of Turner paintings, and industrial shipping docks might not be the first thing one thinks of when visiting the South Fork, but the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill plans to give visitors a world tour of some unusual places in the guise of Andreas Gursky photographs beginning Sunday.
The Clothesline Art Sale returns to Guild Hall on Saturday for its 69th incarnation. Both to promote the work of local artists and to attract buyers hoping to spend reasonably, the sale presents affordable pieces in a wide variety of mediums — oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings; prints, collages, photography, and small sculptures.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will feature the Hendrik Meurkens Samba Jazz Quartet in its next Jazz en Plein Air program, tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Halsey Mckay Gallery in East Hampton has two shows of note currently on view, addressing the evolving nature of photography and mechanical reproduction. Bryan Graf balances nostalgia and critical distance in his examination of historical approaches and more abstract uses of the medium, while Ethan Greenbaum plays with familiar imagery and takes it...
The filmmaker has published a book, “Independent Ed: Inside a Career of Big Dreams, Little Movies, and the Twelve Best Days of My Life,” and has a new series, “Public Morals,” to air on TNT.
Sara Nightingale is an energetic free spirit who manages to be a savvy art dealer. She is not immune to trends, but finds unique angles and original ways to feature them in her Water Mill gallery. Mostly, she trusts her eyes and her ability to make her view of things appealing to an audience.
“When I was a little child, maybe 3 or 4 years old, my parents took me to the Museum of Modern Art. When I saw Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night,’ I started hearing music in my head.” Even today, Bruce Wolosoff, a composer from Shelter Island, said, some paintings cause him to hear music in his mind.
The second film in the Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series, “Listen to Me Marlon,” has no talking heads, no interviewees, no narrator. With the exception of a few television news clips, the voice on the soundtrack is Marlon Brando’s, and it affords access to the actor’s multidimensionality seldom available even to his friends.