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The Road to Montauk -- History in the Making

Jacqueline Hadel | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Jacqueline Hadel

A quick one-and-a-half-hour road trip on Long Island takes you on a journey through New York history. I highly recommend this trip in the summer time (when these places are officially open) for the city folks and tourists who are looking for a road trip that promises lots of open space and fresh air.

Jeanne Tremel: Active Dreams and Contemplative Art

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

A sculptor, painter and installation artist, Jeanne Tremel reveals that elusive space between visual perception and what the mind and body feels and experiences both consciously and unconsciously.

Hamptons Journal: Food, Glorious Food

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.30.2016 | New York
Regina Weinreich

Out on Eastern Long Island, real food and real estate rule, somebody who knows recently told me. This wisdom was proven at a special dinner at the Pollock-Krasner House on the waterfront Springs site where the artist couple lived.

Authors Night 2015: Cooks, Cookbooks, and Others

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.09.2016 | Books
Regina Weinreich

High profile authors like Nelson DeMille, Dick Cavett and Dr. Ruth Westheimer had stacks of books to sell under the Authors Night tent. Not surprising, the longest line was for author Ed Burns, yes that Ed Burns.

Profiles in Conscious Aging: Photographer Christine Newman

Tara Fass | Posted 08.06.2016 | Fifty
Tara Fass

At Louse Point in the Springs neighborhood of East Hampton where the air practically sparkles, we meet for an end of the day swim. As women do when we feel safe with each other, we let our guards down as we share about our lives.

CultureZohn: Grete Stern's Emancipated, Subversive, Alluring Photographs at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.10.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Stern's surrealist imagery with a subversive feminist twist showed her intellectual reach and native cleverness and made for inventive and audacious photography which far exceeded the raw material.

Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award: Ruth Appelhof at the Maidstone

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Just prior to the Arthamptons opening, I met with Ruth Appelhof, Executive Director of Guild Hall, who will receive the Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award on July 5. Over eggs Benedict at the Maidstone in East Hampton, we talked.

Hidden Gems and Unforgotten Histories: America Is Hard to See at the New Whitney

MutualArt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.

Channeling Modernist Ghosts and the Death Star

Simon Watson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

And in neighboring spaces are a 17-foot-high black wax-surfaced American flag sculpture that appears to be crashing through the gallery's floor and a poignantly solemn detail image of the riderless horse that led JFK's funeral procession.

10 Famous Drawings By Art History's Iconic Women

Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts

It's no secret that female artists have been overlooked and underestimated throughout art history. From painting to sculpture to photography, art tome...

A Frustrating Conversation About Women In The Arts

Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

Last night the Huffington Post Arts&Culture team gathered in the packed main room at Robert Millery Gallery in New York for a panel called "62 Years L...

Liz Markus Gallery Crawl

Liz Markus | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

In Chelsea, Jeff Bailey Gallery had a great Johannes De Young video that featured a creepy claymation talking head spouting self help affirmations in a English-accented, computer voice. Surrounded by waxy, green plant leaves, he repeats phrases like "I can control my thoughts."

Happy Birthday, Jackson Pollock!

Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American artist and drip paint extraordinaire, Jackson Pollock. The abstract expressionist, known for his figureless murals c...

Hamptons Journal: The History of Art and the Big Apple Circus

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.03.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Audrey Flack and the History of Art String Band offers a crash course in such giant art figures as Caravaggio, Camille Claudel, Lee Krasner, Van Gogh, Picasso, Mary Cassat, and Jackson Pollock.

Emergency Relief Funds Help Artists in Dire Need

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

A high percentage of artists and craftspeople have no health or studio insurance, creating a small margin for any type of sickness or accident that may occur.

Book Review Roundup: Victorian Sex And Alan Arkin's Memoir

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"An Improvised Life: A Memoir" by Alan Arkin January Magazine Fans and admirers of the Academy Award-winning star will enjoy "An Improvised Lif...

(R)evolution in Consciousness: The Book of Symbols Launch at the Rubin Museum of Art

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The "Handless Maiden" of the Grimm's fairy tale... can be seen as representing a feminine being -in-the-world that is psychically so bedeviled by the ...

CultureZohn: Ab Ex NY: A Contemporary Re-Telling of the Abstract Expressionist Tale Opens at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-30-rothpull.jpgOnce upon a time, a group of American artists fought to distinguish themselves from their European elders and peers. They took as their quest nothing less than re-inventing art.