"The show recognizes the contribution of the New York School era artists to the legacy of art in the world and Southampton who are now deceased: Jane Freilicher, Howard Kanovitz
, Roy Lichtenstein
, Larry Rivers
and Jane Wilson," noted curator Arlene Bujese
. "Among the living artists the show presents a cross-section of approaches including landscape, abstract and figurative paintings and sculpture."
In honor of Southampton's 375th anniversary, Southampton Cultural Center
's Levitas Gallery is showcasing a new exhibit, "Artists and Southampton: A Living Legacy." The show will debut on Tuesday, June 2nd, and be on view through Monday, August 3rd.
Featured artists include Mary Abbott, Darlene Charneco
, Christine Chew Smith
, Mary Ellen Doyle, Ann Duggan, James De Pasquale, Jane Freilicher, Carol Hunt
, Howard Kanovitz, Roy Lichtenstein, Paton Miller
, Jeff Muhs
, Louise Peabody, Larry Rivers, Don Saco
, Neill Slaughter, Mary Stubelek, Grace Sutton, and Jane Wilson.
An opening reception for "Artists and Southampton: A Living Legacy" will be held on Saturday, June 6th from 4 to 6 p.m.
Southampton Cultural Center's Levitas Gallery is located at 25 Pond Lane in Southampton Village. For more information, call 631-287-4377 or visit www.scc-arts.org.
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