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ABOUT FACE

Curated by Scott Avett and David Kratz 
Presented by New York Academy of Art

On View July 28 through September 17, 2017

Public Opening Reception: Friday, July 28 | 6-8 PM

Artists Talk Moderated by Scott Avett and David Kratz – Friday, August 25 | 6 PM | FREE

Co-curated by musician and painter Scott Avett, lead singer of the folk-rock band The Avett Brothers, and David Kratz, president of the New York Academy of Art, ABOUT FACE, which will feature sculpture, paintings, and photographs, brings celebrated artists, many from the East End, together with emerging artists to examine the diverse ways human beings are presented in portraiture today.

The exhibition’s theme is closely tied to the Academy’s mission of promoting and preserving the tradition of figurative art within the contemporary art world. How we look at people says as much about who we are as who they are. In the era of the ubiquitous selfie, this exhibition asks the viewers to slow down and consider the story inherent in every human face.

Artists include John AlexanderSteven AssaelScott AvettJean-Michel BasquiatBerenice BellMargaret BowlandMonica CookWill CottonAllan Saint DenisPeter DrakeRichard DupontMatthew Alfonso DuranteNicole EisenmanHeidi ElbersEric FischlAudrey FlackSteve ForsterNick GebhartRalph GibsonAlonsa GuevaraLyle Ashton HarrisJacob HayesMark HemingPatty HoringJudith Hudson,  Sara Issakharian, Yung JakeEdgar JerinsAlex KatzSophia KayafasDavid KratzJames LinkousDamian LoebLiz MarkusKim McCartyMichael MeadorsSteve MumfordGary MurphyJames NaresAlice NeelEsteban Ocampo-GiraldoRebecca OrcuttEric PedersenNaudline PierreLarry RiversRandall RosenthalTony SchermanDana SchutzAndrew Sendor, Cindy ShermanBernardo SicilianoLaurie SimmonsBilly SullivanMickalene ThomasPhillip ThomasJorge VascanoAnna WakitschMitra WalterTun Ping Wang, and Lucy Winton.

GALLERY HOURS: THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, NOON TO 6 PM
*Additional Gallery Hours: Monday to Wednesday, August 28-30, and Monday, September 4.
Image: Nick Gebhart, Just my Imagination, 2017

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Website:
http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

LIGHT ON SHADOW

Saturday May 26 - Monday Jul 16

Southampton Arts Center honors Blue Sphere Foundation and its Founder, Shawn Heinrichs, in a seven week presentation of Shawn’s works of art, curated by Matthew Hockley Smith. The exhibit seeks to inspire action and drive conservation of our oceans and the vulnerable marine life within them.

Gallery Tour with Shawn Heinrichs and Matthew Hockley Smith

11:00 am, Monday May 28

Travel on a journey with photographer Shawn Heinrichs and Curator Matthew Hockley Smith as we take an intimate tour of the striking images in LIGHT ON SHADOW. Reservations are not required.