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…

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…

Sculpture No. 3, 1991; Sculpture No. 2, 1991; Sculpture No. 4, 1991. Poplar, oil, pipe, lamp black. Various dimensions. Courtesy of the artist; Crosswalk 1, 1992. Woodblock on Kozo paper, 108 x 192. Courtesy the artist. Photo credit: Gary Mamay

Mel Kendrick:

Seeing Things in Things

November 6, 2022 to February 19, 2023

Presenting a wide range of sculpture from the artist’s decades-long career, Mel Kendrick: Seeing Things in Things explores how Mel Kendrick (American, b. 1949) exploits the essential properties of his selected medium to create sculptures that inherently lay bare the…

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…

Artists Choose Artists 2019 Jurors. Top, L-R: Lillian Ball. Photo: Randee Dadonna; Ralph Gibson. Photo: Lou Reed; Valerie Jaudon. Photo: Richard Kalina. Bottom, L-R: Jill Moser. Photo: Lauren Pascarella; Alexis Rockman. Photo: Dorothy Spears; Lucien Smith. Photo: Gregory Harris; Allan Wexler. Photo: Stephen Finn

Artists Choose Artists 2019

November 10, 2019–February 23, 2020

  Artists Choose Artists is the Parrish Art Museum’s triennial exhibition that highlights the dynamic relationships among the multi-generational artist community of Long Island’s East End. Artists Choose Artists is designed to catalyze creative networks and encourage mentorship and conversations between…

Laurie Lambrecht, Installation View

Parrish Road Show 2019: Laurie Lambrecht

Limn to Limb

October 5–November 2, 2019

The Madoo Conservancy 618 Sagg Main Street Sagaponack, NY 11962 Hours: Fridays and Saturdays Noon–4:00 pm   RELATED PROGRAM Friday, November 1, 6 pm Road Show Artist’ Talk Now in its eighth year, the Parrish Road Show is the Museum’s annual…

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…

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011), Provincetown Window, 1963-64. Acrylic on canvas, 82 3/8 x 81 7/8 inches. Collection of Josh and Beth Friedman. © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Tim Pyle, Light Blue Studio, courtesy Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York

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. Beginning with work from the summer of 1950, the exhibition…

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…

Fairfield Porter (American, 1907–1975), Calverton, 1954. Oil on canvas, 29 5/8 x 44 inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of the Estate of Fairfield Porter, 1980.10.60

Fairfield Porter Raw: The Creative Process of an American Master

November 11, 2018–October 6, 2019

In 1949, Fairfield Porter (1907–1975) established his home and studio on the East End of Long Island when he moved with his wife and children from New York City into a rambling, nineteenth-century sea captain’s house and adjoining stable on…

David Salle (American, born 1952), After Michelangelo, The Flood, 2005–2006. Oil and acrylic on linen, 90 x 185 inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of Margaret S. Bilotti, 2018.10.2


November 11, 2018–October 6, 2019

Picture is a two-part thematic exhibition featuring important recent acquisitions of paintings by David Salle and Photorealist artists. In 2004, Salle was commissioned for Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome, to address a single subject: the Sistine Chapel. In three monumental paintings—After Michelangelo, The Creation; After…

Fred W. McDarrah (American, 1926–2007), Andy Warhol with Brillo Boxes, Stable Gallery, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of the Estate of Fred W. McDarrah, 2018.8.5

Into the Artist’s World: The Photographs of Fred W. McDarrah

November 11, 2018–October 6, 2019

In these portraits of artists from 1959 to 1975, the photographer Fred W. McDarrah (1926–2007) always seems to be in the right place at the right time. He once said he did not feel as talented as some people, especially…

Louisa Chase (American, born Panama, 1951–2016), Untitled, 1988. Oil on canvas, 84 x 72 inches. Gift of Theodore and Ruth Baum, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, 2000.7

Louisa Chase: Below the Surface

November 11, 2018–October 6, 2019

At first glance, you might consider the images created by Louisa Chase playful, sometimes even exuberant—simplified pictographs dancing in a composition of color, environmental forms and figurative representations suspended in layers of gestural mark-making. Upon closer inspection, the imagery reveals…

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…