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ABOUT FACE

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

July 28 through September 17, 2017

TODAY is the FINAL DAY – Galleries close at 6 PM!

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

National Geographic Photo Ark by Joel Sartore

Thursday Jun 27 - Sunday Sep 08

The International Center of Photography and Southampton Arts Center are thrilled to co-present the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition this summer, featuring the compelling and visually stunning work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. The exhibition will highlight Sartore’s images from his work in more than 250 zoos, aquariums and animal rescue centers around the world. This exhibition is made possible by the Harbers Family Foundation and Renee Harbers and Chris Liddell and is organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society. NOTE: Galleries will open at 1 PM on Saturday, August 24 and will be closed on Saturday, July 27 and Thursday, August 29

Who Gets to Call it Art? Screening and Panel Discussion

06:00 pm, Sunday Aug 25

This documentary explores the iconoclastic life of museum curator Henry Geldzahler. A voice in the wilderness during the 1960s, Geldzahler championed the work of pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, who were not highly accepted in the art scene. Through footage from the era and interviews with artists, the film reveals Geldzahler's contributions to the art world -- including his landmark exhibition "New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The screening followed by panel discussion moderated by Holly Peterson with Bob Colacello, Lisa Dennison, Met Director Max Hollein, Jane Holzer and Director/Producer Peter Rosen.

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