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Mary Ellen Bartley during her open studio at the Watermill Center Durell Godfrey
Ms. Bartley takes images of books in various states, including standing up with the spines open to reveal a hint of the contents inside them.Durell Godfrey
A fan photographed the photos.Durell Godfrey
Books appeared to be a running theme, as Helene Patarot read from one during her presentation.Durell Godfrey
The audience sat rapt during Ms. Patarot's presentation.Durell Godfrey

Julianne Moore, right, and Kristen Stewart in the film "Still Alice"

Dogs love the snow, but too much exposure with extremely low temperatures can be just as dangerous to them as it is to humans. Jennifer Landes

"Red Light in Puddle" by Sheril Antonio
"Unchain my Heart" by Tina Andrews
"The Bush" by Danny Simmons
"Untitled (Ghana)" by John Pinderhughes
"Tumblers" by Reynolds Ruffin

Some movement will be required of those auditioning, as captured in earlier try outs. Durell Godfrey, photos

The Wynn Las Vegas resort has this stainless steel "Popeye" by Jeff Koons on display, which was purchased at auction in May for more than $28 million. A granite version of this sculpture, at issue in Ronald Perelman's suit, was valued at $4.25 million in 2011. Wynn Las Vegas

The mosaics on the exterior and interior of the pool house at the J.P. Kazickas house on Egypt Lane depict scenes from the myth of Jurate and Kastytis. Durell Godfrey, photos
A detail of the Kazickas house exterior
The Kazickas living room
The Daniel S. Dokos and Brian Graybill house on Hither Lane had its pool open still, even as snow fell in Connecticut.
Mr. Dokos plays the piano in this room after dinner parties.
This room demonstrates the mix of mid-century and traditional in their classic summer colony cottage.
The Sheehan House on Egypt Lane was indicative of a more traditional design aesthetic.
A game room and gym were some of the appealing features of the DeFlorio house and guest cottage on Buell Lane
The DeFlorio gym
An Yves Klein table was a prominent feature of the living room.

"Lunch Money" by Randall Rosenthal will be on view at the Louis Meisel Gallery booth at Art Miami this week.

"Triple Elvis" by Andy Warhol sold for $81.9 million at Christie's auction house on Wednesday. Christie's
Warhol's "Four Marlons" sold for $69.6 million.Christie's
Franz Kline's "Oliver" sold for $25.4 million.Christie's
Willem de Kooning's "Clamdigger" set a record for the artist's bronze sculptures at $29.3 million.Christie's

William and Steven Ladd posed in front of one of their scroll pieces before their performance at the Parrish on Sunday. Durell Godfrey
The sculpture as it stood before the performance beganDurell Godfrey
The Ladds carried over each cube and then unveiled its contents.Durell Godfrey
William Ladd displayed the contents of one of the boxes as the floor piece took shape.Durell Godfrey
The audience stood quiet and fascinated as each cube was revealed.Durell Godfrey
The brothers in a characteristic moment of levityDurell Godfrey
Jason Bush with William Ladd at the reception on SaturdayMorgan McGivern
The Alan Shield exhibition was engaging to adults and children alike.Morgan McGivern
Janet Dees, the curator of SITE Santa Fe, and Jill Brienza, who organized the Shields show on SaturdayMorgan McGivern
Sean McIlraith and Katie DiBella enjoyed the exhibitions and reception.Morgan McGivern