Reawakenings Program - Guild Hall

Reawakenings Program

The John Drew Theater at Guild Hall of East Hampton presents
Reawakenings
Conceived and Curated by Paul Hecht

Featuring paintings from Guild Hall’s permanent collection curated by Christina Mossaides Strassfield

Music by Ralph Gibson

Co-Curator / Production Stage Manager Amanda Kate Joshi

Technical Director Patrick Dawson

Produced by Josh Gladstone

Featuring F. Murray Abraham, Karen Akers, Wyatt Cenac, Michael Cerveris, Cornelius Eady, Barbara Feldon, Lynnette R. Freeman, Joanna Gleason, Bill Irwin, Cherry Jones, Susan Lucci, Austin Pendleton, Tony Roberts, Mercedes Ruehl, Salman Rushdie, Chris Sarandon, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Harris Yulin.

Theater Programming supported in part by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Barbara Slifka, The Schaffner Family Foundation, Straus Family Foundation, Brown Harris Stevens, Michael Balmuth, Lang Insurance, and funding from The Ellen and James S. Marcus Endowment for Musical Programming and The Melville Straus Family Endowment

FOR DONATIONS, PLEASE VISIT guildhall.org/donate

Special thanks to:

Ivy Brondo

Andrea Grover, Executive Director
Guild Hall of East Hampton

Marty Cohen, Chairman
Board of Trustees

Dedicated in loving memory to Ruth Appelhof

 

Poems:

Imagination by James Baldwin, read by Wyatt Cenac
Montauk Light

Artist:
Kathryn Abbe
Category:
Photograph
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
7 x 10.75 inches
Date:
1966
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
77.8

Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden, read by Bill Irwin
Water Mill Fog

Artist:
Jane Wilson
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
60 x 75 1/2 inches
Date:
1966
Credit:
Guild Hall Purchase Fund
Accession Number:
66.4

In Praise of Craziness, of a Certain Kind by Mary Oliver, read by Cherry Jones
Untitled

Artist:
Lee Krasner
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56 x 46 inches
Date:
1963
Credit:
Purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts
Accession Number:
72.24

Untitled

Artist:
Lee Krasner
Category:
Print
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
23 x 30 inches 24 1/4 x 31 3/4 inches framed
Date:
1969
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
81.61

Before the Sparrows Wakened by Darrell Bourque, read by Michael Cerveris
Sound of the Wind

Artist:
Alice Baber
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 18 inches
Date:
1975
Credit:
Gift of the Estate of Alice Baber
Accession Number:
84.11.5

Variation on the Word Sleep by Margaret Atwood, read by Barbara Feldon
The Plane Tree

Artist:
Fairfield Porter
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
50 x 50 inches
Date:
1964
Credit:
Guild Hall Purchase Fund
Accession Number:
66.5

Sonnet XVII by Pablo Neruda, read by Chris Sarandon
Cut, Sculpted, Sewn, Restretched, 2002

Artist:
Darius Yektai
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil and Twine on Linen
Dimensions:
48 x 58 inches
Date:
2002
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
2004.2

Emptiness by Stephen Dunn, read by Joanna Gleason
Gemini

Artist:
Buffie Johnson
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
33 x 41 inches 33 x 41 inches framed
Date:
1964
Credit:
Gift of Mrs Case O’Brian
Accession Number:
68.2

Sonnet 147 by William Shakespeare, read by F. Murray Abraham
Neophilia

Artist:
Joe Zucker
Category:
Print
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
16 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches 26 x 25 1/2 inches framed
Date:
1991
Credit:
Guild Hall Purchase Fund
Accession Number:
92.8

Epitaph for an Elderly Actress by Noel Coward, read by Karen Akers
Self-Portrait

Artist:
Kurt Vonnegut
Category:
Print
Medium:
Silkscreen
Dimensions:
26 x 20 inches 24 1/2 x 23 inches framed
Date:
n.d.
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
94.8

Untitled

Artist:
Larry Zox
Category:
Print
Medium:
Print
Dimensions:
24 x 13 inches
Date:
n.d.
Accession Number:
2010.

April, read by Cornelius Eady
Untitled

Artist:
Herman Cherry
Category:
Print
Medium:
Monoprint on paper
Dimensions:
29.25 x 30 inches
Date:
1982
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
81.90

O Sweet Spontaneous by E.E. Cummings, read by Mercedes Ruehl
Black and Red

Artist:
Herman Cherry
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 x 40 inches 30 1/2 x 40 5/8 inches framed
Date:
1953
Credit:
Gift of Grace and Warren Brandt
Accession Number:
81.19.4

In Memory of W.B. Yeats by W.D. Auden, read by Salman Rushdie
Darkness Now

Artist:
Jane Wilson
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 x 30 inches
Date:
2008
Credit:
The Estate of Jane Wilson Gruen
Accession Number:
2016.7

Solstice by Audrey Lorde, read by Lynnette R. Freeman
Untitled

Artist:
John Ferren
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
13 x 16 inches
Date:
c. 1933-35
Credit:
Gift of Virginia Zabriskie
Accession Number:
90.14

Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare, read by Harris Yulin
Untitled

Artist:
Lester Johnson
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 24 inches 40 1/4 x 30 1/4 inches framed
Date:
1979
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
81.73

 

Excerpt from The Dubliners by James Joyce, read by Austin Pendleton
Barn – Montauk Highway (Poxabogue)

Artist:
Margaret Lamb
Category:
Work on Paper
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache on paper
Dimensions:
10 x 15 inches
Date:
1970
Credit:
Gift of June Beckwith
Accession Number:
82.12.3

Once by the Pacific by Robert Frost, read by Tony Roberts
Portrait of a Wave

Artist:
Andre Kertesz
Category:
Photograph
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
8 x 10 inches
Date:
1950
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
81.5.10

Human Family by Maya Angelou, read by Susan Lucci
Chenango

Artist:
Harry Kramer
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Archival pigment print
Dimensions:
76 x 60 inches
Date:
1983, East Hampton, NY
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
2009.10

The Poem Gets Written by Mary Oliver, read by Michael Stuhlbarg
Measure of the Fish

Artist:
Jeff Muhs
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
62 x 74 inches
Date:
2006
Credit:
Gift of the artist
Accession Number:
2011.7

The Mower by Philip Larkin, read by Paul Hecht
Woodhouse Water Garden

Artist:
Gaines Ruger Donoho
Category:
Painting
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 34 inches
Date:
1911
Credit:
Gift of Mrs Lorenzo E. Woodhouse
Accession Number:
31.3

Guild Hall is for Everyone

Artist:
Adolph Gottlieb
Category:
Print
Medium:
Offset lithograph
Dimensions:
24 x 19 inches 34 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches framed
Date:
1970