October 5 - November 4, 2019
Opening Reception Saturday, October 5, 5-7pm

Movie Night
Directed by Sara De Luca
Produced by Rick Davidman

In a world where movie box office revenues exceed $40 billion a year from 1.3 billion tickets sold, it should be no surprise that films from both art house cinemas and multiplexes have been a huge source of subject matter and inspiration for many artists. Rick Davidman, who as owner of DFN Gallery in New York City became known for specializing in representational contemporary art, invited several dozen artists to have their work appear in MOVIE NIGHT. This exhibition will also coincide with the 27th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival nearby.

There have been many memorable films which have celebrated famous artists. The Agony and the Ecstasy, Frida, Lust For Life, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Pollock, and others come to mind. In fact, most people’s conception of what an artist is has probably come from the movies. And artists, such as Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and David Lynch, have made films. MOVIE NIGHT, however, provides a welcome opportunity for artists to show how movies have impacted them. The artists participating in MOVIE NIGHT were not asked to provide literal portraits of movie stars or reproductions of memorable scenes, but rather to use their chosen film as a stepping-stone for creating their own original work. The exhibit will include paintings, drawings, sculpture, and more.

Starring:
Ben Aronson
Lauren Bergman
Tom Birkner
Teresa Brutcher
Orly Cogan
Polly Cook
Peter Drake
Belinda Eaton
Rick Finkelstein
Ingrid Cappozzoli Flinn
Marianna Foster
Barbara Fox
Daisy Fresh
Grant Gilsdorf
Kristy Gordon
Susan Grossman
Bert Heersema
Candace Hicks
 
Bunny Hinzman
Felice House
Shiva Jlayer
JuliAnne Jonker
Claudia Kaak
Will Kurtz
Lisa Lebofsky
Jessica Libor,
Hodaya Louis
Edwina Lucas
John Nickle
Karen Offutt
Stefania Panepinto
Daniel Pelavin
Betsy Podlach
Kim Power
Nadine Robbins
Kathy Rudin
 
Buket Savci
Viktoria Savenkova
Sharon Sayegh
O’Neil Scott
Victoria Selbach
Nancy Stahl
Shawn Sullivan
Sybiline
Tula Telfair
Daena Title
Daniel Volenec
Melanie Vote
John Wellington
Thomas Wharton
Ellie Williams
Dan Witz
Charles Yoder

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