Recently, artist Paton Miller visited the Bridgehampton home and studio of Brian O’Leary, whom he's known for 30 years. "Brian’s worn a lot of hats, but he’s been an artist through it all," said Miller. O’Leary’s work is currently on view in “Brian O’Leary: In Perspective,” a show running through July 25 at MM Fine Art, 4 North Main Street, Southampton.
Southampton Arts Center takes it to the streets with “Beyond the Streets on Paper,” a new exhibition featuring more than 500 works by some 75 artists from around the globe. The show opens Saturday, July 17, from noon to 5 p.m., with a free barbecue on the SAC’s west lawn.
The Arts Center at Duck Creek opens “Liths,” a show featuring two large-scale sculptures by Carl D’Alvia on the grounds at Duck Creek. Opening Saturday, July 17, and on view dawn to dusk through September 4, the show is presented in collaboration with Hesse Flatow Gallery, based in New York City and Amagansett.
New York City-based artist Curtis Kulig and poet Max Blagg recently released “Loud Money,” a publication featuring a series of collaborative works. Blagg will be at the Arts Center at Duck Creek on Sunday, July 18, at 4 p.m. to read from the new monograph.
A “Group Show” curated by painter Mark Perry will be held at Ashawagh Hall, 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, from Friday, July 16, to Monday, July 20. The show opens with a reception on Saturday, July 17, from 5 to 8 p.m.
The Watermill Center will host a Community Day on Saturday, July 17. Community Day offers a chance to experience The Center’s grounds as its artists-in-residence do — a space to explore, unwind, and get inspired
Since the 1980s, artist Darren Vigil Gray has been known for dynamic works that probe personal and tribal mythologies, portraiture, the broad landscape of northern New Mexico, and abstraction. On Saturday, July 10, Keyes Art in Sag Harbor opens an exhibition of Gray’s work with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
Phillips Southampton is currently featuring “Milton Avery: A Sense of Place,” an exhibition running through July 31 with works available for both private sale and at auction. Curated by the artist’s grandson, Sean Cavanaugh, and Waqas Wajahat, the show features works directly from the Milton Avery Trust.
On view July 11 through November 7, “Tomashi Jackson: The Land Claim” is a multi-part exhibition of newly created work in painting, sound, photography, and archival materials. The show centers on the experiences — past and present — of communities of color on the East End and it opens up a discourse around collective memory and historical narratives of labor, educational access, transportation, and land rights, bringing to light systemic racial segregation in the area.
The Remsenburg Academy presents “Seized By Imagination,” an exhibit running Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 18, featuring the work of Barbara Bilotta, Lance Corey, Paul Dempsey and Katherine Liepe-Levinson.
On Thursday, July 8, the Quogue Gallery opens “Vanishing Point,” Barbara Prey's first solo exhibition with the gallery, marking the artist’s return to the East End after a 14 year hiatus of showing in the Hamptons. An artist reception will be held Saturday, July 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Christophe von Hohenberg is widely known for his photographs at Andy Warhol’s memorial service in 1987. In his new book “The White Album of the Hamptons,” he set his sights on capturing the magic of the South Fork. The coffee table book features 100 pages of his nostalgic beach photography.
Following the passing of her late husband, acclaimed artist Shimon Okshteyn, who was taken by the Covid-19 pandemic last year, gallerist Tatyana Okshteyn, founder of the Black & White Gallery/Project Space, has reopened her gallery in a new location. It now occupies the converted studio space of her late husband, at 55 Island Creek Road in Southampton.
The White Room Gallery will present “This Is Different,” a solo exhibition highlighting the large scale abstract work of artist Linda Colletta. The show will be on view from July 12 through July 18 and opens with an artist reception on Sunday, July 13, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Over July 4 weekend, Chase Contemporary will open “Shadowmen” the first solo exhibition in its new East Hampton location with a selection of medium and large-scale canvas works by acclaimed expressionist urban painter Richard Hambleton.