Arts

Mechanical reproduction has been a preoccupation of artists since photography’s invention led many commentators to say painting was dead more than a century ago.
Gallop on down to Studio 11 in East Hampton’s Red Horse Plaza to see new work by Eugene Brodsky. The artist Mary Delany will teach oil and acrylic painting at The Depot Gallery, home of the Montauk Artists Association.
Franz Joseph Haydn’s “The Creation,” considered by many to be his masterpiece, will be performed on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton by the Choral Society of the Hamptons.
The curator of the Jazz en Plain Air series at the Parrish Art Museum, Richie Siegler, will headline tomorrow even­ing’s concert, accompanied by his quartet. Guest musicians will also play, but the remaining lineup has not yet been announced.
“MOTHER (and me),” a solo play written by and starring Melinda Buckley, will come to the Bay Street Theater for one night on Monday.
The Montauk Library will present a free concert by Carolyn Enger, a classical pianist, on Sunday.
A sure sign of summer is the arrival of free outdoor movies at various locations on the South Fork.
The simultaneous exhibitions of Bill Durham and Cornelia Foss are at opposite ends of the South Fork and were certainly mounted independently of each other through separate and distinct impulses. Yet, in seeing both within a day of each other, it was possible to find intriguing parallels between them.
Lucy Winton’s Wainscott studio is in a whitewashed barn with two large roll-up garage doors. Inside, the space is white, vast, and almost empty of furnishings, but the walls are covered with art. The adjacent bay is the studio of Bryan Hunt, a sculptor who has been her companion for 14 years.
Over the last several months, the guitarist G.E. Smith has brought a number of unique performances to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. In October, he, Jim Weider, and Larry Campbell presented “Masters of the Telecaster,” an ensemble performance in which each played his favored electric guitar, the Fender Telecaster.
The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack will hold its annual garden sale and celebration, Much Ado About Madoo, this weekend. The festivities begin tomorrow with a benefit cocktail preview party from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Eastville Community Historical Society has put together a show pairing David Cosgrove’s carvings and drawings taken from historical headstones at South Fork cemeteries with photographs of New York City building decorations by Robert King.
Kelsey Brookes investigates ancient botanical compounds in a show of paintings at the Eric Firestone Gallery while Collage at Dodds and Eder show the “Strength in Layers." Jack Lenor Larsen speaks at the Art Barge in an interview with Janet Goleas.