Koichiro Kurita at Ille
Koichiro Kurita, a photographer who lives in Southold, will have a solo show at Ille Arts in Amagansett from Saturday through May 10. Mr. Kurita, who was a commercial photographer in Japan, had a life-changing experience when he visited Walden Pond in 1985. “I was inspired by the freedom of the spirit and pursued fine art photography,” he has said.
After 60 years of making and exhibiting art, Jack Youngerman shows no sign of slowing down. On a recent wintry morning he led a visitor briskly across hard-packed, slippery snow from his house on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton, where he has lived since 1968, to his studio.
The Hamptons International Film Festival announced their annual awards Monday morning at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.
The festival’s Audience Awards went to Stephen Frears’s “Philomena,” a drama starring Dame Judi Dench, and “Desert Runners,” Jennifer Steinman’s documentary about the 4 Deserts Race Series of 150-mile ultramarathons. Irene Taylor Brodsky’s “One Last Hug (…And a Few Smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp” won the Audience Award for Best Short.
Filmed in Bellport over a period of 18 days for $700,000, "The Maid's Room" has the look of an expensive Hollywood production. “We did everything we could to make a local film, but not a small film,” says Michael Walker, its director.