East End Stories on Screen

November 29 includes: From the LTV Archives: Constantino Nivola at work in his studio, c. 1959

This film series is a companion to the Museum's East End Stories database (artists.parrishart.org), which contains extensive information on more than 600 artists who have lived and worked in the area since the mid-1800s. East End Stories on Screen is made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Thursday, November 29, 6PM
East End Stories on Screen
Curated by Genie Henderson

Genie Henderson, Archive Librarian at LTV, Inc., the community station of East Hampton, brings selections from the institution's extensive holdings of artists' interviews, studio visits, and artist-made television shows. Founded by artists in 1984, LTV houses over 800 videos made by and about artists.This 70 minute screening includes the premiere of a 12-minute trailer for “Castles in the Sand,” Max Scott’s forthcoming documentary based on the book, Hamptons Bohemia by Helen Harrison; Ms. Harrison, author, educator, and director of Pollock Krasner House & Study Center, will introduce the film. Other rare footage includes Elaine de Kooning’s walkthrough of the 1983 Whitney Museum of American Art’s Willem de Kooning’s retrospective; excerpts from LTV-produced programs that highlight artists John Chamberlain, Chuck Close, Robert Dash, April Gornik, Margaret Kerr, John Little, Philip Pavia, Elizabeth Strong Cuevas, and Hedda Stern. Finally, the program concludes with a 1972 film by the late painter and filmmaker Howard Kanovitz, documenting the making of his painting Hamptons Drive In, which is in the permanent collection of the Parrish; this title will be introduced by Howard Kanovitz’s wife, Carolyn Oldenbusch. 

Genie Henderson has written and produced numerous shows on East End people and history for LTV and Cablevision and is currently revitalizing the 1983 series Artists Speak that was sponsored by The Art Barge and hosted by the late painter Howard Kanovitz.

Friday, December 14, 6PM
East End Stories on Screen
Curated by Andy Lampert

Andrew Lampert, filmmaker, archivist, and curator, presents an evening of avant-garde and experimental film made by artists associated with the East End of Long Island, including American artist and filmmaker, Alfred Leslie.

Andrew Lampert is Curator of Collections at Anthology Film Archives. In addition to overseeing the institution's major archive and co-programming its two theaters, Lampert has preserved works by Maya Deren, Stan Brakhage, Bruce Conner, Jonas Mekas, Marie Menken, Robert Downey Sr., and Ken Jacobs. Lampert’s own work was included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial and has been screened at the Getty Museum, MoMA PS1, British Film Institute, New York Film Festival, and Rotterdam International Film Festival.

Friday, December 21, 6PM
East End Stories on Screen
Curated by Andrea Grover

Curator of Programs, Andrea Grover, introduces a program of excerpts from documentaries, newsreels, home movies, and other rarely seen movies on artists of the region, sourced from private and public collections.

In addition to producing programs at the Parrish Art Museum, Andrea Grover has been a media curator for 15 years, and has organized film programs for the Dia Art Foundation, Menil Collection, and Aurora Picture Show, the Houston-based experimental cinema which she founded in 1998.

East End Stories on Screen

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
ticket group
$8 Parrish Members
$10 Nonmembers
social tickets

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