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Parrish Perspectives: Joe Zucker

Life & Times of an Orb Weaver

March 15, 2015 to April 26, 2015

A recent gift to the Parrish of nine drawings by Joe Zucker, all studies for a 1992 print project with Riverhouse Editions in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, prompted an in depth look at the working process of this protean artist. For…
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Parrish Perspectives: Robert Dash

Theme and Variations

March 15, 2015 to April 26, 2015

For nearly fifty years Robert Dash (1934–2013) painted and gardened at Madoo (an old Scottish word for “my dove”), a gray-shingled cluster of 18th-century buildings near the ocean in Sagaponack. He recorded epiphanies large and small that transpired in those…
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Face Value

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

The contemporary portraits featured in this gallery show how a longstanding artistic tradition can be made new in the hands of artists working today. These varied works reveal a wide range of approaches to the depiction of face and figure,…
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Material World

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

The works of art brought together in this gallery represent a loose confederation of artists who share an interest in the materiality of the object and its social and symbolic functions. Betty Parson’s career as a gallery owner and advocate…
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Drawings by Sculptors

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

Drawing is a vital practice for sculptors, providing an essential approach to “thinking on paper,” as Alice Aycock has observed. Aycock’s work hovers at the border of art and science and she uses drawing as the laboratory for developing the…
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Still Life in the Studio

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

Still-life painting typically takes as its subject everyday objects arranged in the artist’s studio. In this gallery various approaches to still life are represented, from the more traditional style of artists such as Sheridan Lord and Jane Wilson, to the…
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Esteban Vicente and Collage

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

Esteban Vicente’s death in 2001 at the age of 97 marked the passing of one of the last surviving members of the first generation of New York School Abstract-Expressionist painters. He arrived in the United States in 1936, schooled in…
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Painting Horizons

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

Put simply, the horizon is that line that defines the separation between land or ocean and the sky. If you stand on the beach and look out to sea, scientists tell us that you can, if the day is clear…
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William Merritt Chase: The Shinnecock Years

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

William Merritt Chase first came to paint the Shinnecock Hills in 1891. He was invited by Mrs. Janet Hoyt, who proposed opening a summer art academy based on the plein-air schools then popular in Europe, a strategy she devised to…
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Art. Illuminated.

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

Works of art do not exist in isolation. Although they are created by artists in the studio as unique, individual expressions, once placed in a museum, gallery, or even a home environment, they take on a new meaning. In fact,…
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Land, Sea, Air

Permanent Collection Exhibition

November 8, 2014 to October 25, 2015

The works on paper featured in this exhibition are depictions of landscape that, taken together, encourage us to think about the traditional definition of the term in different ways. Waterways and larger bodies of water play an increasingly important role…
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Parrish Road Show: Evan Desmond Yee

The App Store

August 30, 2014 to October 13, 2014

Evan Desmond Yee at GeekHampton 34 Bay Street, Sag Harbor Get directions to GeekHampton here For The App Store, artist Evan Desmond Yee creates a mock Apple storefront that displays the artist’s sculptural interpretations of iPhone applications. An “App” is a digital program designed to…
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Parrish Road Show: Michael Combs

Outhouse 2014

August 28, 2014 to October 13, 2014

Michael Combs at Hallockville Museum Farm                                  6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead                              …
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Platform: Maya Lin

Pin River – Sandy

July 4, 2014 to October 13, 2014

How humans experience and impact the landscape is of primary concern to Maya Lin, one of the foremost artists of our time whose ecologically inspired works exist at the intersection of art, architecture, and environmental science. Using technological methods to…
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Creative Partners

March 8, 2014 to April 13, 2014

For more than fifteen years the Parrish has worked in partnership with Southampton and Tuckahoe Schools to bring the highest caliber arts education experiences to their students. This year, from March 8 through April 14, the Museum will present an…
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Abstractly Speaking: Painting and Sculpture

FROM THE PARRISH PERMANENT COLLECTION

March 8, 2014 to April 13, 2014

What, one might ask, is abstract art? By definition, abstract art does not depict a person, place, or thing in the natural world but it can be about many things—like the actual paint on the canvas and the way the…
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Abstractly Speaking: Works on Paper

FROM THE PARRISH PERMANENT COLLECTION

March 8, 2014 to April 13, 2014

This gallery continues the investigation of abstraction begun in Gallery One and works on paper by Ilya Bolotowsky, Mary Heilmann, Valerie Jaudon, and Jack Youngerman further reveal the process seen in their paintings on view there. Gertrude Greene spent formative…
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Face Time

Portraits from the Collection

February 2, 2014 to April 13, 2014

In the wide range of portraiture included in this exhibition, certain thematic threads connect the diverse ways in which artists have depicted people in the world around them. Tina Barney’s photographs of friends and family center on everyday pursuits. Adam…
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Parrish Road Show: Almond Zigmund

2013

Almond Zigmund at the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum
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Parrish Road Show: Sydney Albertini

2013

Sydney Albertini at Duck Creek Edwards Farm, East Hampton
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