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A permanent collection show that opened at the Museum of Modern Art last week reveals the result of several decades of commitment to acquiring art objects created by women. “Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction” spans the years following World War II through the late 1960s and underlines the primacy of those early female abstract painters who found their way to the South Fork in those decades.
It's been more than a decade since Judith Miller’s articles for The New York Times made the case for Saddam Hussein's alleged arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the Iraq War. Now, she says the country is in even more peril.
Judith Leiber’s 65-year career will be examined in a retrospective of her work.
The Parrish Art Museum will mark five years at its current site in Water Mill this fall, and is already in a celebratory frame of mind. The museum, designed by the Swiss architecture firm Herzog and de Meuron and completed in 2012, has launched a show looking back on 70 of the 300 works it has acquired since then.
In a delightful trend, the South Fork’s wintertime shop vacancies have given way to vibrant art spaces run by dealers previously found only on the web. That this may continue into the spring and encourage more of the same next year is a hopeful sign as we stare down another summer of impossibly high rents, dinner checks, and farmstand tomato prices.
In case you are not Irish or have your head in the sand, tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. For those looking to satisfy their holiday hankering for corned beef and cabbage, the traditional American way to celebrate the day in an epicurean way, there are numerous places to find it.