Into the Artist's World: The Photographs of Fred W. McDarrah
, an exhibition on view at the Parrish Art Museum
, highlights 27 portraits, taken by Fred W. McDarrah, of artists who are featured in the Water Mill-based museum's collection that had a significant impact on the creative legacy of the East End.
The Parrish will further explore the legendary Village Voice
staff photographer who documented the New York culture scene for almost 50 years during The Curator's View: Alicia Longwell on Fred W. McDarrah
on Friday, January 11, at 6 p.m.
"These photographs by Fred McDarrah give us an extraordinary glimpse into the cultural milieu of the '60s and '70s, and an intimate view of some of the most important artists of the time," noted Alicia Longwell, the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman
Chief Curator, Art and Education.
The portraits, which were taken between 1959 and 1979, feature intimate and mostly candid shots of very notable American artists, including Andy Warhol
Norman Bluhm, James Brooks
, Elaine de Kooning
, Willem de Kooning
, Roy Lichtenstein
, and Robert Motherwell
. They capture the subjects at their abodes, studios, and popular Manhattan locales, and even East End destinations. McDarrah, who called Greenwich Village home, resided near Abstract Expressionist Franz Kline
, resulting in many impromptu photo sessions. The photographer was the sole artist to capture Carolee Schneeman's iconic performance of Interior Scroll
in August 1975 at Ashawagh Hall
in Springs, which was near McDarrah's summer residence.
Always ready for inspiration, McDarrah's family says he brought his camera, a worn 35mm Nikon, everywhere he went, even during mundane errands like a stop at the grocery store.
Additionally, to accompany McDarrah's works, the Museum is displaying a series of works by the artists who are featured in Into the Artist's World: The Photographs of Fred W. McDarrah
Admission is $12, but free for Members, children, and students.
Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill. For more information, visit parrishart.org.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com
Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices
from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968
Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff.
Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant.
Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.