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Opinion: The Gallery as Playpen

Rental Gallery in East Hampton has once again given itself over to Kenny Schachter, a dealer, artist, curator, and writer. Instead of a solo exhibition, however, “Summer Rental” is a group show revolving around his central sun.

Sep 19, 2019
Rondinone Sponsors Benefit Art Auction at Sotheby's

Ugo Rondinone, a Swiss artist who has an exhibition on view at Guild Hall and a house in Mattituck, will sponsor a multi-lot benefit auction during Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated sale next Thursday.

Sep 19, 2019
LongHouse Awards and Lunch

LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will host a Landscape Awards lunch on Saturday honoring Amy Goldman Fowler, Charles and Kathleen Marder, Lynden Miller, and Thomas Woltz.

Sep 19, 2019
Bits and Pieces: 09.19.19

A festival of short films, a salute to Toni Morrison, and a classical music concert.

Sep 19, 2019
The Art Scene: 09.19.19

A new generation of art critics sit down for a chat, Folioeast pops up at Ashawagh, a Paraskevas retrospective in Southampton, and more.

Sep 19, 2019
Full Lineup of Hamptons Festival Films Is Released

The Hamptons International Film Festival released its full schedule this week online and in a printed guide (available as an insert in this week's Star). Announcements about the program have been trickling out slowly, so some of this information may sound familiar, but it is worth repeating before individual tickets go on sale.

Sep 17, 2019
Playing in a Bathroom Near You

A young, naked woman with a cast on her left hand sits inside a bathtub filled with bubbles. This is a Guild Hall show but she isn’t onstage in the theater. She’s in a real, functioning bathroom inside an East Hampton house with the audience around her.

Sep 17, 2019
Sagaponack’s Consummate Realist

Terry Elkins’s road to the potato barn in Sagaponack where he lives and works has taken many turns. Like the artists John Alexander and Dan Rizzie, Mr. Elkins moved north from Texas. One of the incentives for that move was a chance meeting with Willem de Kooning.

Sep 11, 2019
Opinion: New and Renewed at Firestone

What can we learn from the third iteration of Eric Firestone Gallery’s copious exhibition “Montauk Highway,” now on view in East Hampton? Quite a lot, it turns out.

Sep 12, 2019
New Scorsese Is a Centerpiece for Film Fest

The Hamptons International Film Festival will screen Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” as its Friday Centerpiece film on Oct. 11, and the festival has announced several other titles that will be featured during its main event over Columbus Day weekend.

Sep 12, 2019