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  • 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 Academy of Arts in London in connection with the exhibition “Abstract Expressionism: Expressions of Change.”
  • 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 Amagansett Library, in association with the Art Barge, will offer free basic drawing and figure drawing classes on Saturdays in November and December, under the tutelage of Linda Capello. A memorial exhibition of the artwork of Francesco Bologna, the East Hampton artist, gallerist, and frame shop owner who died in August, will take place at Ashawagh Hall in Springs with a reception on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. Family members and collectors will be lending paintings and pastel works on paper.
  • Since their inauguration in 2009, the Parrish Art Museum’s biennial “Artists Choose Artists” exhibitions have demonstrated the enduring depth and diversity of the East End’s art community. The series’ fourth iteration, which will open Sunday and remain on view through Jan. 16, will again feature the work of seven distinguished jurors and the 14 artists they have selected from more than 200 submissions.
  • “Paradise Lost,” a solo exhibition of work by the Springs artist Barry McCallion, will open at Ille Arts in Amagansett with a reception Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. and remain on view through Nov. 21. Photographs from the 1990s by Patrick McMullan, who has captured celebrities at play for more than 30 years, are on view at the Tulla Booth Gallery in Sag Harbor through Nov. 10.
  • There are some who may only know Denise Gale from her five-year stint as host of “Drinks With Denise” on LTV, where she mixed it up with local chefs and personalities over cocktails and wine. They might not realize that lurking under the tipsy banter and awkward conversational transitions was a serious abstract painter, who pursued her metier first under the tutelage of Peter Plagens in California, and then in New York City before settling in Springs in 2001. Mr. Plagens, well known for his criticism in The Wall Street Journal and other publications, is also a painter, and an admirer of Ms. Gale, who appeared on a short list of painters he respects in ARTPULSE magazine.
  • “Land/Sea,” an exhibition of work by John Todaro, Phyllis Chillingworth, and Annie Sessler and Jim Goldberg, will be on view at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Saturday and Sunday, with a reception set for Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. “Ned Smyth: Moments of Water,” an exhibition of large sculptures, photographs, and smaller installations, will open on Sunday at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, N.J., where it will be on view through April 2.
  • Klaus Kertess, a curator, writer, and art dealer whose enduring influence in the art world began 50 years ago when he opened the Bykert Gallery on East 81st Street, died of a heart attack at home in Manhattan on Saturday.
  • The conversation at the East Hampton Middle School between the actor Edward Norton, the recipient of the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award, and David Edelstein, the chief film critic for New York magazine, began auspiciously. Mr. Edelstein, referring to Mr. Norton’s inspiration for Mike Shiner, his self-involved character in the Academy Award-winning “Birdman,” asked, “Where do you go to find the ultimate narcissistic actor?”

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