Fine Arts

Artists “Take Over” the Southampton Arts Center

Inside Jackson Pollock’s studio, the paint cans sit abandoned on a shelf, brushes leaning against their sides, waiting to be plucked from the oils. Light streams in from the windows, illuminating the floor — a work of art itself, color splattered every which way.

Duos Bring Life to a Collection of Love Letters

When A.R. Gurney wrote “Love Letters,” the playwright was fed up with theater. And what became a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama wasn’t meant for the stage at all.

Bits: Get a Jump on Valentine’s Day, Workshop Celebrates Whitman, ‘Salt of the Sea’...

For one day only, swing by the Valentine Craftmarket on Saturday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall, located at 780 Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs.

‘The Price of Everything’ Explores the Cost of Paint on Canvas

“The Price of Everything” will screen on Saturday, January 26, at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall, located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.

William Merritt Chase Found Camaraderie Among the Shinnecock

This cross-section of relationships will be the topic of conversation between Alicia G. Longwell, the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator at the Parrish Art Museum, and Shinnecock historian David Bunn Martine on Friday, January 25, at 6 p.m.

Happy Birthday, Jackson Pollock!

Monday, January 28, marks the 107th anniversary of Jackson Pollock’s birth, but the East End is celebrating one day early, at one of the famed artist’s alleged favorite haunts.

Sylvester & Co. Embraces the Sea, its Birds, and Maria Bowling

Maria Bowling travels long and far to sapphire seas, lagoons and tide pools in search of cetaceans and sea life in the wild.

‘Figuratively Speaking’ Pushes Bounds of the Human Body

The human figure is, has been and will forever be a subject that fascinates artists — whether it tells a story, captures a likeness or creates universal glorification of organic beauty.

Artists Alliance To Build Walls — These To Hold Our Hopes and Dreams

The Artists Alliance of East Hampton (AAEH) will celebrate the start of its 35thyear with a new exhibit titled “Walls of Dreams” at Ashawagh Hall in Springs this weekend.

Artists Make A ‘Splash’ in White Room Gallery

To strike and dash about a liquid, or semi liquid substance. To move in, or into, a liquid substance and cause it to splatter. To mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or textile. All are definitions of the word “splash,” and the inspiration behind the newest exhibition at The White Room Gallery.

A New Home for Keyes Gallery

For every one person, there is another they avoid at all costs. Someone they brush off, push to voicemail, or hide from in the supermarket. For American Hotel owner Theodore Conklin III, Julie Keyes is convinced that person was her.

Walsh Watercolors on Display at East Hampton Town Hall

A decade ago, Christopher Walsh found himself in a New England attic, unrolling a dozen paintings by a man he barely knew. He peered at strikingly different, modernist oils, and wondered what caused the shift. What his father — artist Kenneth B. Walsh — had been thinking.

Watermill Center Announces 2019 Residents

In 2006, The Watermill Center began its Residency Program — and, since then, more than 640 participants have walked through the laboratory doors, taking up residence to create new works.

Bits: Sharing Clothes To Build Community, Holidays at Parrish, Upgrades at Guild Hall

At her new show “The Fabric of Our Lives,” artist Setha Low is encouraging visitors to not only take home her work, but to try it on.

Bits: Paintings To Stony Brook, Holiday Jazz, Tulla Booth Show, PechaKucha at Parrish

There is a contribution to civilization that art gives, and the Reboli Center in Stony Brook is celebrating just that. So is Miriam “Molly” Dougenis.

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“Rich in Black History” is opening Saturday at the RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton.

A Conversation With John Landes

One of the founders of the Jam Session talks about the Jam’s new home at Union Cantina in Southampton and why it is bringing jazz back to Sag Harbor.