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Performers from Temporary Distortion played for six hours at Watermill Center on Saturday. Morgan McGivern, photos
Because the performers were in an enclosed space, the audience listened to their music through headphones, encouraging an individualized response to the piece.
The piece was accompanied by video that contributed a dreamlike, otherworldly quality to the work.
One of the video projections

Karyn Mannix celebrated the opening of her annual "Love & Passion" show on Saturday in Water Mill. Morgan McGivern, photos
Dalton Portella played in the galleries as part of Sara Nightingale's "Blind Date Music Lab" series.
Jim Lubetkin stood by his photograph on Saturday.
Lori Schultz brought "I left My Heart In Panama" and Rosa Hanna Scott showed her work "Cotton Candy." at the show.
The crowded galleries had a festive air.
Vannessa Cuccia offered "Chakrubs" at Hamptons Hang on Saturday night.
Joseph Eschenberg at Hampton Hang
Ms. Mannix at sunset

Maeve D' Arcy , Scott Gibbons, Grant Haffner, and Carly Haffner in the early moments of the opening of "Phenomena" on Saturday night Morgan McGivern, photos
Rossa Cole made the scene.
Scott Gibbons et al in the Markel installation
Randy and Dylan Rauner came out to support the show.
A selfie or capturing a moment for posterity?
Arrex's skulls, based on personal loss and illness were a recurrent momento mori theme in his work.
Carly Haffner's paintings dominated part of the upstairs space.
Catching the scene, and Baxter, from above
Even the youngest opening attendee was decked out in style on Saturday night.
Mr. Gibbons's soft sculptures

Ivo Pannaggi's "Speeding Train (Treno in corsa)." a 1922 oil on canvas painting from the Fondazione Carima-Museo Palazzo Ricci in Macerata, Italy Fondazione Cassa di risparmio della Provincia di Macerata
Umberto Boccioni's "Elasticity (Elasticità)," an oil on canvas painting from 1912 on loan from the Museo del Novecento in Milan Luca Carrà, Museo del Novecento, Comune di Milano
Umberto Boccioni's sculpures were completed by him in plaster, but were cast in bronze after his death, such as the iconic "Unique Forms of Continuity in Space (Forme uniche della continuità nello spazio)," made by the artist in 1913, but cast in bronze in 1949 from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.The Metropolitan Museum of Art Image Source: Art Resource, New York
Futurism, which began as a literary movement, was one of the first to embrace text in artwork as in this painting by Carlo Carrà titled "Interventionist Demonstration (Manifestazione Interventista)" from 1914, a long-term loan to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice from the Gianni Mattioli CollectionArtists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome. Photo: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Terrie Sultan, the director of the Parrish Art Museum, joined Tripoli Patterson at his gallery on Saturday night for the opening of "Darius Yektai: Two Weeks in Umbria." Jennifer Landes
It was Mr. Yektai's birthday as well and his mother, Nikki, at right, gave him a card as Alicia Longwell, the head curator at the Parrish, looked on.
A number of well-wishers came out to see the show and congratulate the artist.
A sampling of the paintings
Dennis Longwell relaxed in the gallery.
Patrons young and old appeared to enjoy the new painitngs.
Jeff Muhs and Beth Mc:Neill brought their family to the event.

Beth McNeill, center, organized the exhibition "Seeking Engagement NSA" at Lyons Wier Gallery in New York City. At the opening, she was joined by Geri Tepedino, left, and Rachael Naylor. Jennifer Landes photos
Julia Greffenius stands with one of her duct tape and painted works at the opening. Moments before she waved to her children who were watching via webcam.
Jack Ceglic, left, was represented by two large portraits in the show and was joined by Manuel Fernandez-Casteleiro at the opening.
Jeff Muhs stood with his "Old Dirty Bastard" bust portrait, which was a popular gathering point at the opening.
A selection of works by Nika Nesgoda, an Amagansett resident, are also on view.

Harper Levine hosted a busy booth at the LA Art Book Fair this weekend. Jess Frost
The installation viewJess Frost

Richard Serra's "Inside Out" in weatherproof steel was constructed last year and is on view at the Gagosian gallery on view at the Gagosian gallery on 21st Street. Lorenz Kienzle, Gagosian Gallery
"Intervals," composed of 24 plates of weathered steel is part of a multi-room exhibition of sculputre at the gallery's 24tt Street location.Tom Powell, Gagosian Gallery

John Little's "Modoc (Indian Tribe)" from 1973 demonstrates the enduring quality of this artist who sold very little during his lifetime. Jennifer Landes photos
Darlene Charneco has three works in total in the gallery, including these two: "Forest Reading" and "The Perception of Beauty."
Lewis Zack's "Montauk" from 2006 will certainly be a popular piece among a certain set of scenesters.
"Night Flower" by Arline Wingate is one of her two sculptures being sold by Ms. Bujese to benefit East End Hospice.
Two works by Carol Hunt, including "Spring Suite" are on view in the show.
A Cubist 1955 drawing by Calvin Albert and two sculptures were chosen by Ms. Bujese to include in the space.
"Red Oxide Grotto" is one of two paintings by Elaine de Kooning.
Mary Daunt, represented here with "Lemons with Tomatoes" is one of Ms. Bujese's more recent discoveries.
Stephanie Brody-Lederman will also have work in the show.
"Cuore Matto" and "Sono Vegno," two recent works by Fulvio Massi

“Lone Street Light” by Nick Weber from 2002 is a particularly moonless canvas except for its one mechanical beacon. Tripoli Gallery photos
"Find Me There" is one of Melanie J. Moczarski's landscapes of or from the mind.
Jonathan Beer's "Separated at Birth," an oil on canvas painting, holds many allusions to things both concrete and abstract.
The geometrically abstract "Field" works of Aakash Nihalani connote both purity and psychological brutality.