• Fairfield Porter (American, 1907–1975). Sixth Avenue I, 1971. Lithograph, image: 21 ¼ x 28 ¼ inches; sheet: 23 ¾ x 30 ¾ inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Mason, 1980.28.5.

    April 19, 6 PM

    Talk | Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York

    Led by Assistant Curator & Publications Coordinator Kaitlin Halloran

    Join us for a presentation and talk on Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York, by Kaitlin Halloran, Assistant Curator and Publications Coordinator. Halloran will discuss Porter’s time spent in Manhattan and the body of work created from the mid-1940’s to mid-1970’s, capturing New York City’s bustling energy through cityscapes and street scenes in works from the Parrish’s permanent collection.

  • Fairfield Porter (American, 1907–1975). Cityscape, ca. 1945, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of Robert Fizdale, in Memory of Arthur Gold, 1991.5.

    February 18–June 16, 2024

    On View | Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York

    Comprised of 27 paintings and prints, Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York focuses on the cityscapes Porter created of Manhattan between the mid-1940s to mid-1970s. Drawn from the Museum’s vast Porter collection—consisting of over 240 works—Across the Avenues will include 23 paintings and four lithographic prints that illuminate the artist’s ability to capture New York City’s bustling energy, both day and night.

  • Nell Blaine, American, 1922-1996, Imaginary View of Corsica No. 2, 1953-1954, Oil on canvas, 48 1/4 x 62 1/8, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of Arthur W. Cohen, 1987.4

    February 18–June 16, 2024

    On View | Beyond the Horizon

    Interpretations of the Landscape from Women in the Permanent Collection

    Spanning mural-sized oil paintings, expressionistic watercolors and pastel drawings, and intimate mixed-media abstractions, Beyond the Horizon will take viewers on a journey through visual styles and thematic experiences of the landscape. Featured women artists from the permanent collection capture the essence and tone of the environment through their own unique visual language.

  • Les Enfants D'ouranos by JR

    JR, Les Enfants d’Ouranos, 2023. Photo: JR

    On View Now

    Les Enfants d’Ouranos

    New work by artist JR (b. 1983, Paris, France) presented as a large-scale, site-specific installation on the south façade of the Museum. The 200-foot long banner, depicting children playfully running, covers much of the exterior wall and is visible from Montauk Highway.




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William Merritt Chase, The Big Bayberry Bush (The Bayberry Bush), ca. 1895. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 33 1/8 inches. The Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Littlejohn Collection


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