On View November 17- December 31, 2017
This survey of portraiture by renowned American photographer Michael Halsband spans over four decades of the artist’s work, including iconic photographs from his 1985 Warhol/Basquiat with Boxing Gloves series, and a 35mm film from The Rolling Stones Tattoo You tour. Over the course of his career, Halsband has photographed some of the most celebrated artists, writers, and musicians of our time, including James Brown, David Byrne, Johnny Depp, A.M. Homes, Iggy Pop, Louise Nevelson, Klaus Nomi, Nam June Paik, Hunter S. Thompson, Andy Warhol, and many more. This exhibition presents highlights from Halsband’s impressive career, with portraits of pop cultural icons, surfers, rock and roll legends, creative pioneers, and close friends.
Gallery Hours: Thursday to Sunday, 12-6 PM | Admission is FREE
Halsband Portraits has been made possible, in part, thanks to the generous support of Raja Sethuraman and Gloss + Griffin Editions. Special thank you to Andrea Grover.
MICHAEL HALSBAND (United States); Andy Warhol & Jean-Michel Basquiat #143;New York City; July 10, 1985.
MICHAEL HALSBAND (United States); Keith Richards and Mick Jagger Live at Freedom Hall; Louisville, Kentucky; November 3, 1981; The Rolling Stones Tattoo You North American Tour.
With Artist-in-Residence Andrea Cote, the public will participate in collaborative printmaking and video. Participants will come together over the course of two months in a series of movement and art-making workshops culminating in a performance and large-scale tapestry.
Curated by Paton Miller, the now fourth year of this popular exhibition continues to celebrate 29 new artists, honors the collectors who have supported them, and marks Southampton Arts Center as a home where the East End arts scene can continue to thrive.