SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW

  • ABSTRACT CLIMATES: HELEN FRANKENTHALER IN PROVINCETOWN

    August 4–October 27, 2019

    Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown highlights key examples of Helen Frankenthaler’s work produced during summers spent in that coastal town and underscores their impact on her development as a painter.

    Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011), Provincetown Window, 1963–1964. Acrylic on canvas, 82 3/8 x 81 7/8 inches. Courtesy Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  • OPTOSONIC ECHOES

    August 15–October 31, 2019

    OptoSonic Echoes is an 8-channel continuous sound installation positioned at the exterior of the Museum’s north entrance, containing the voices and sounds of participants in the September 27 performance, OptoSonic Tea @ the Parrish, an evening-length group improvisation featuring some of the world’s most innovative video and sound artists.

PERMANENT COLLECTION ON VIEW

  • What We See, How We See

    November 10, 2019–April 2021

    THE 2019–2020 PERMANENT COLLECTION INSTALLATION IS CURRENTLY BEING INSTALLED.

    Each year, the Museum creates a new exhibition that contextualizes works and amplifies themes by important artists drawn from the Parrish’s permanent collection of more than 3,000 works. This year’s seven-gallery installation, What We See, How We See, features paintings and works on paper by a wide range of artists, including a major gift from the Saul Steinberg Foundation that encompasses the varied projects, such as wallpaper and fabric, by this prolific artist who lived and worked in Springs for some 50 years;  American Landscapes from the 19th and early 20th centuries, highlights from the Parrish’s renowned holdings; and Circles, Squares, and Squiggles, works that encourage viewers to take a closer look by artist Josef Albers, Dan Christensen, and Joung Youngerman, among many others.

    Saul Steinberg (American, born Romania, 1914–1999), Untitled (Amagansett Post Office), 1981. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of the Saul Steinberg Foundation, 2019.6.60

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