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.
Curated by Amy Kirwin Programmatic Partners include Peconic Land Trust, South Fork Natural History Museum, Oceana and the Peter Matthiessen Center. This timely exhibition will feature artists who use their talents to focus on environmental conservation and activism, whether through fine art, upcycling, photography, film, music, prose or other forms of artistic expression. Exhibiting artists will hold workshops throughout, poignant panel discussions will be organized with the presenting partners, plus special film screenings including the sensational Fantastic Fungi. The intention of eARTh is to create a beautiful message about the state of our precious earth in a way that all can understand and appreciate. Artists include Roisin Bateman, Kristian Brevik, Scott Bluedorn, Megan Chaskey, Erica Cirino, Rossa Cole, Janet Culbertson, Thomas Deininger, Alejandro Duran, Jim Gingerich, Mamoun Friedrich Grosvenor, John Haigney, Kara Hoblin, Michael Light, Pamela Longobardi, Christa Maiwald, Tucker Marder, Steve Miller, Patricia Paladines, Aurora Robson, Cindy Pease Roe, Lauren Ruiz, Anne Seelbach, Kathryn Szoka, Diane Tuft, and Claire Watson, plus a special project by the members of the South Fork Natural History Museum’s Young Environmentalists program. Cover Art: Kara Hoblin
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times