Fine Arts

Art Is a Family Affair at Eastville Historical Society

At “Art — a Family Affair” at the Eastville Community Historical Society, community members gathered to see Mr. Ruffins’s artwork, as well as that of his late wife, Joan Ruffins, and daughter Lynn Ruffins Cave.

Artists Who Love Working Inside The Box

Barbara Maslen did not have to stray far to find inspiration — or raw materials — for her inaugural entry into the popular Box Art Auction, an event that raises tens of thousands annually for East End Hospice.

Stephen Wilkes Headlines ‘Meet the Artist’ at Tulla Booth Gallery

One single image in Stephen Wilkes’ “Day to Night” series is composed of an average 1,500 frames captured by manual shutter clicks over a period of 16 to 30 hours — from dusk to dawn, and one vantage point.

HIFF Releases Poster for 2018 Edition

Artist Paton Miller has always wanted to see one of his paintings as the Hamptons International Film Festival poster. That wish has finally come true.

Escobar Builds an Untraditional ‘Playground’

Guatemalan-born, Westhampton-raised artist Esly E. Escobar best explores that idea through his installation “Playground,” a site-specific sculpture that comments on the range of social strata on the East End through the sports they engage in, on view starting Saturday, August 18, at The Remsenburg Academy, located at 130 South Country Road in Remsenburg.

Miles Jaffe Pins Solo Show

This solo exhibition will open with a reception on Saturday, August 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Monika Olko Gallery, located at 95 Main Street in Sag Harbor.

Biennial Shines Spotlight on Two East End Artists

Sag Harbor-based Frank Wimberley and Peter Beston of East Quogue are two of six artists to take home the Award of Merit during the 2018 Long Island Biennial, now on view at The Heckscher Museum of Art, located at 2 Prime Avenue in Huntington.

Blood Runs Thick Through ‘Wood Water Stone’

A combined total of over 100 summers spent in East Hampton shaped a powerful connection to the ocean and nature for artists and sisters Jane Parkes and Idoline Duke.

Contemplating the Universe Through Art

To artist Ann Chwatsky, the skies represent mystery and beauty, mythology and science. Her relationship with the solar system and galaxies is an “utter absorption,” she said.

Box Art Auction: A Tried and True Formula

Now a highlight of the benefit season, the annual Box Art Auction will kick off with a “Meet the Artists” free preview on Wednesday, August 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hoie Hall of St. Luke’s church, located at 18 James Lane in East Hampton, where the main event will be held on Saturday, August 25, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Meditative and Eclectic, ‘WAVY’ Marries Art and Geometry

“Within the limitations of geometric repetition, I'm exploring ways to show a type of balance,” the artist said in a statement. “Through disrupting order there is movement and equilibrium. This duality between structure and fluidity is a force that can be found in all living things.”

Young Musicians Unite for Gun Sanity

At 8 p.m., the event moves into the John Drew Theater for live performances by local bands The Sectionals, Big Karma and Earthreal.

Dreams and Myths Part of the Experience with Jeremy Dennis Show

Through the lens of a millennial, Jeremy Dennis explores indigenous identity, assimilation and tradition — and, starting Saturday, he will be one of two artists included in the 2018 “Parrish Road Show,” an off-site summer exhibition series featuring temporary projects by East End artists in unexpected places.

Guild Hall Celebrates ‘Ellsworth Kelly in the Hamptons’

In celebration of “Ellsworth Kelly in the Hamptons,” Guild Hall will host a preview of the exhibition, with dinner and dancing to follow at a private equestrian property in East Hampton, on Friday, August 10, from 5 to 11 p.m.

Panelists Talk Art at Eric Firestone Gallery

Eric Firestone Gallery, located at 4 Newtown Lane in East Hampton, will host a panel discussion on Saturday, August 11, at 4 p.m. on the occasion of the exhibition “Montauk Highway II: Postwar Abstraction in the Hamptons.”

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