The storms & hurricanes of Fire Island.

Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove.         Saltaire.       1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.                                            ...

George Platt Lynes- Art history

                            George Platt Lynes   George Platt Lynes was just one of a group of artist that found their way to Fire Island. Fire Island gave them a freedom to explore not only their art, but their lives. He with contemporaries like Paul Cadmus, Jared & Margaret French, Lincoln Kirstein,...

Bernard Perlin- Art history

  Bernard Perlin - Art history 1948. Like many artist’s painter Bernard Perlin (left) finds his way to Fire Island and the PAJAMA group of fellow artists.   “Bernard Perlin (1918-2014) was an extraordinary figure in twentieth century American art and gay cultural history, an acclaimed artist and sexual renegade...