The Shinnecock Monuments on Sunrise Highway

Shinnecock Monuments | Another Justice: US is Them

Hank Willis Thomas & For Freedoms

July 4 to September 30, 2022

As part of the exhibition, Another Justice: US is Them—Hank Willis Thomas | For Freedoms, on view at the Parrish Art Museum from July 23 to November 6, the Museum has activated the local Shinnecock Monuments throughout July, August, and…

Installation view of Kennedy Yanko as part of Set It Off at the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, May 22 to July 24, 2022. Curated by Racquel Chevremont and Mickalene Thomas—collectively known as Deux Femmes Noires. Photo: David Benthal

Set It Off

May 22 to July 24, 2022

Curated by Racquel Chevremont and Mickalene Thomas—collectively known as Deux Femmes Noires—Set It Off brings together work by Leilah Babirye, Torkwase Dyson, February James, Karyn Olivier, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Kennedy Yanko. Often combining multiple elements of paintings, sculpture, installation,…

Esteban Vicente, Composition, 1998. Oil on canvas, 26 x 36 in. © The Harriet and Esteban Vicente Foundation.

Joaquín Sorolla and Esteban Vicente:

In the Light of the Garden

August 7–October 16, 2022

The exhibition In the Light of the Garden introduces the work of two Spanish masters in the context of the light and color emanating from their gardens—a vibrant source of inspiration in their final creative periods. Joaquín Sorolla (Spanish, b.…

After Flags I (green), 2022. Mixed media including US flags and decommissioned prison uniforms, 60 x 72. Courtesy the Artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Another Justice: US is Them

Hank Willis Thomas | For Freedoms

July 23 to November 6, 2022

The Parrish Art Museum has invited Hank Willis Thomas (b. 1976, Plainfield, NJ), a conceptual artist working with themes related to identity, commodity, media, and popular culture, and For Freedoms–the artist coalition he co-founded with Eric Gottesman, Michelle Woo, and…

Frank Wimberley, Wrinkles, 1994. Mixed media collage, 22 ¼ x 30 inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of Lyn and E.T. Williams.


Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection

November 18, 2021–April 10, 2022

A display of recent acquisitions by the Parrish Art Museum, Encounters brings together works by artists who have a special relationship to the East End of Long Island. This diverse group of makers includes some who were born and raised in…

Jasper Johns, Flags I, 1973. Screen print on paper, 3/65. 27-3/8 35-1/2 in. Collection Walker Art Center, Gift of Judy and Kenneth Dayton, 1988.

An Art of Changes:

Jasper Johns Prints, 1960–2018

April 24 to July 10, 2022

Surveying six decades of the seminal artist’s printmaking practice, the exhibition is organized by Joan Rothfuss, guest curator, Visual Arts, for the Walker Art Center, drawn from the Walker’s collection. Highlighting Jasper Johns’s (American, b. 1930) experiments with familiar, abstract,…

John Torreano:

Painting Outer Space/Inner Space, 1989 to Present

November 7, 2021–February 27, 2022

With the universe as his muse, New York and Sag Harbor-based artist John Torreano (American, b. Flint, Michigan, 1941) combines realism infused with abstraction to create works that conflate time and space. Often mapping out ideas on paper first and…

Image credit: Virginia Jaramillo: The Harmony between Line and Space (Close detail shots and installation). Photos: Gary Mamay. 

Virginia Jaramillo:

The Harmony between Line and Space

November 7, 2021–February 27, 2022

A pioneering minimalist whose career has spanned six decades, Virginia Jaramillo (American, b. El Paso, Texas, 1939) creates work from sources that span history and cross cultures. The exhibition brings together never before seen paintings and drawings completed in her…

peter campus

when the hurly burly’s done

November 7, 2021–February 27, 2022


Everything That Wasn’t White: Lonnie Holley at the Elaine de Kooning House, Installation View. Photo: Jenny Gorman

Lonnie Holley at the Elaine de Kooning House

Everything That Wasn't White

April 24–November 7, 2021

In five weeks, Holley created over 100 works, including sculpture made largely from objects found on the property. Titles of the work—such as Fragile like a Child, Working to Loosen our Chains, Battered, Blood from the Fields Back Home, and…

Tomashi Jackson in her studio at The Watermill Center, June 2021. Photo: Copyright Jessica Dalene, courtesy of The Watermill Center

Tomashi Jackson

The Land Claim

July 11—November 7, 2021

Tomashi Jackson (born 1980, Houston, TX) is a multidisciplinary artist working across painting, textiles, sculpture, and video to place formal and material investigations in dialogue with recent histories of displacement and disenfranchisement of people of color, resulting in formalist compositions…

4. Darlene Charneco: Symbiosome Schoolhouse. Symbiosome Interkingdom Council, 2021–2021. Nails, resin, enamel, acrylic on wood, 40” diameter. Photo: Carl Timpone, courtesy Praxis Gallery, New York.

Darlene Charneco

Symbiosome Schoolhouse Parrish Road Show 2021

August 28–October 24, 2021

For the 2021 Parrish Road Show, the Parrish Art Museum has invited Darlene Charneco (American, b. 1971) to create a site-specific exhibition, Symbiosome Schoolhouse, at Oysterponds Historical Society in Orient, NY. She is currently artist-in-residence at the William Steeple Davis…

Roy Lichtenstein, Self-Portrait at an Easel, c. 1951–1952. Oil on canvas, 34 1/16 x 30 1/8 inches (86.5 x 76.5 cm). Private collection. © 2021. Estate of Roy Lichtenstein.

Roy Lichtenstein

History in the Making, 1948–1960

August 1–October 24, 2021

Providing an illuminating prologue to the artist’s well-known comics-inspired imagery, History in the Making tells the largely overlooked story of Lichtenstein’s early career, when formal experimentation and a keen eye for irony irrevocably defined his art. Organized with the authorization…

E Pluribus Unum, Installation view, Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Gary Mamay

E Pluribus One

April 18, 2021–September 6, 2021

Avedon’s photograph reminds us of the power of photography to stir our emotions, record our history, and capture both large and small details and this selection from the Parrish collection reveals unity in diversity. Since 2007 Lindsay Morris has been…

Lee Krasner (American, 1908–1984), Comet, 1970, Oil on canvas, 70 x 86 inches, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, courtesy Kasmin Gallery, New York.

Affinities for Abstraction:

Women Artists on Eastern Long Island, 1950-2020

May 2–July 18, 2021

Often regarded as playing an ancillary role in male-dominated Abstract Expressionism, five painters of the first and second generations of the movement, recently canonized in author Mary Gabriel’s in-depth account Ninth Street Women, spent formative years on the East End.…


Bonac Blind

October 18, 2020-May 4, 2021

For the 2020 Parrish Road Show, Scott Bluedorn created the Bonac Blind, a floating, mostly handmade dwelling constructed from a repurposed duck blind structure. The work draws attention to the drastic shortage of affordable housing in the Hamptons that has effected a…

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…

Installation view: Shaping Identity, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, November 11, 2018–October 6, 2019. Photo: Gary Mamay

Shaping Identity

November 11, 2018–May 22, 2019

Photographer Jeremy Dennis has said that in his art he works towards resolving issues of “indigenous identity, assimilation, and tradition.” A member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, he looks to traditional narratives and mythologies for inspiration. The Interment of Pogattacut…

Joe Zucker (American, born 1941), Boxing Rounds #13, #14, and #15, 1981. Acrylic, cotton, Rhoplex on canvas, and enamel on wood, 73 x 73 inches each. Extended loan from the Collection of Robert S. Taubman, Courtesy of Marlborough Contemporary, New York and London

Joe Zucker

On view through October 6, 2019

THE BOXER In the 1950s art critic Harold Rosenberg coined the term “action painting” to describe the work of the Abstract Expressionists, confirming that a painting was not just a surface on which to paint a picture but one on…

Donald Sultan (American, born 1951), White Poppies with Flocked Centers March 3 2002, 2002. Enamel, flocking, tar, and spackle on linoleum tile on Masonite, 96 x 96 inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of Will Ameringer in honor of Trudy C. Kramer, 2007.3

A Fresh Look: The Collection in Conversation

November 11, 2018–October 6, 2019

Black and white are monochromes but not colors; black is the absence or complete absorption of visible light, a color without hue; white is light—the combination of all the colors on the spectrum. A black and white subject is one…