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Art in Town
"Heart of the Matter: New Abstraction," an exhibition of
by Ray Anderson, sculpture by Lee Tribe, and paintings by Atanas
Natalia Zaloznaya, and Lucien Dulfan. To July 31. Gallery hours are
Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment.
609-799-6706. "May Bender," the East Brunswick artist’s first
retrospective show, covering the years 1945 to the present. A lifetime
painter, trained as the Art Students League, Bender has produced more
than 350 paintings, working in figurative, geometric, and abstract
expressionist genres. Show features oils on canvas and works on paper.
To August 14. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6
p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
East, 609-452-7800. "Dual Perceptions," a show of paintings
by Joy H. Barth. To July 26. This solo exhibition includes Barth’s
recent works which combine painting, drawing, and printmaking.
the different media, I hope to invent a language that is
says Barth. "The art speaks of the indefinable, that illusive
moment, the passage of wind, or the cadence of rain."
In the dining room, an exhibit of works by the Haitian-born oils
Etzer Desir. To July 15. At the Merwick Unit, paintings by Alice
to September 7. Formerly of Roosevelt, and now residing in
Warshaw traces her love of figure painting to studies with Elizabeth
Lombardi at the Arts Council of Princeton. She studied art at the
College of New Jersey, MCCC, and Rider, earning her state certificate
to teach art while working as a porcelain figurine decorator and
with Ispanky Porcelains. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
"From Here to There," an exhibition of contemporary landscapes
by Brenda Hartill of New Zealand, Joe McIntyre of Scotland, English
artist Simon Palmer, and the Belgium-born Max Werner. To July 10.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
day for "Urban Landscapes," recent works by Uri Dotan, Robert
Linton Ewens, Joan Hierholzer, and David Scott Leibowitz. An
of the city, night and day, by four artists employing both traditional
and digital mediums to create their images. To July 10. Gallery hours
are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Embodied Image: Chinese Calligraphy from the John B. Elliott
a major exhibition of 55 historic works, extended to July 3. Also
on exhibit, "Photographs from the Collection of Dr. M. Jay
’49," a show of 39 works of landscape and nature photography
since 1964, part of the collector’s promised bequest to the museum.
The show includes Ansel Adams’ "Aspens, New Mexico," 1958,
the first work acquired by Goodkind in 1964, which, together with
eight additional Adams photographs, set the tone of the collection.
To September 5.
The Goodkind collection includes images by Edward Weston, Brett
Bruce Barnbaum, Paul Caponigro, William Clift, Robert Dawson, Dianne
Kornberg, and George Tice, among others. One area of concentration
is the sand dunes of Oceano and Death Valley, California, with works
in the collection by a variety of different artists. These, Goodkind
says, he admires as much for their accomplishment as for the
they bring to his own frustration in making similar pictures. He also
collects notable documentary photographs by Alan MacWeeney, Sally
Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Sebastiao Salgado, and Marion Post Wolcott.
Also "From Ritual Simplicity to Imperial Splendor: Chinese
from the Collection of Nelson Chang ’74," to September 26;
Painting and Calligraphy: In Memory of John B. Elliott," to
In the Milberg Gallery, "Artifacts: The Biographical Object in
the Princeton University Library Collections," to September 15.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; noon to 5 p.m. on
"Painting From Life," a two-person show of representational
paintings by B.A. Keogh and Madeline Taranto. To July 5. Gallery hours
are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Watercolor and mixed-media prints and handpainted ceramics by Maria
Madonna Davidoff, to July 31.
A shared exhibition of wood engravings by Anne Steele Marsh and
by Charles R. Ross. To July 31.
609-397-4590. "Silver Prints," an exhibition of photographs
by New Jersey multi-media artist Victor Macarol, to September 30.
"Like a poet whose successful verse relies on descriptive imagery
and creative economy of words, Macarol composes his images with an
exact arrangement of chosen elements," says curator Cynthia Reed.
Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
609-397-2300. Joan Miro, signed and authenticated color lithographs,
1939 to 1972, by one of the 20th-century masters. Through July 25.
Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
A landscape painting show by four of Poland’s well-known artists
Jerzy Gnatowski, Jansuz Olszewski, Stanislaw Jan Lazorek, and Anna
The recently opened Nagy Gallery features Delaware Valley artists
in a variety of creative media including painting, sculpture,
woodworking, blown glass, and stained glass.
of Knowing: Six Points of Abstraction," an exhibition of
work by New Jersey artists including Jack Harris, Susan Hockaday,
Micheal Madigan, Pat Martin, Mary Ann Miller, and Ann Starkey, curated
by Micheal Madigan, runs through August 15. Reception is on Friday,
July 16. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.
In the lobby gallery, an exhibition of flower paintings in watercolor
by area artists Robert Raphael, Howard Siskowitz, and Yvonne Skaggs.
To July 23. The lobby gallery is always open.
"TAWA Invitational," a series of juried member group shows,
selected by Brian H. Peterson of the Michener Museum in Doylestown.
Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 2
to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays. TAWA website is at
"Afterhours," the annual apprentice showcase featuring an
international group of 18 artists working at the Atelier and actively
pursuing technical training in foundry and stone working processes.
To July 1. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
609-586-0616. "Spring Exhibition," the seasonal outdoor
exhibition. In the Museum and Domestic Arts Building,
in Retrospect," works in bronze, aluminum, and steel by Elizabeth
Strong-Cuevas. To July 4. Gallery hours are Friday through Sunday,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The 22-acre landscaped sculpture park is on the former state
site, with indoor exhibitions in the glass-walled, 10,000 square foot
museum, and the newly-renovated Domestic Arts Building.
609-292-6464. "New Jersey Arts Annual" featuring Emma Amos,
Miriam Beerman, Wendell Brooks, Marguerite Doernbach, Nancy Lee Kern,
Barbara Klein, Bill Leech, Mel Leipzig, Bob Mahon, George Segal, Debra
Weier, and others. Curators are Alison Weld and Margaret O’Reilly.
To September 19. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45
p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Also "Apollo 11 Remembered," an exhibit of commemorative
to January 2; "Sunstruck!" an exhibit that explores the
myths, music, literature, archaeological artifacts, and astronomy
of Earth’s nearest star, to March 12. On extended view: "Dinosaur
Turnpike: Treks through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The
Legendary Resin"; "The Moon: Fact & Fiction."
732-524-3698. "Joseph Csatari Retrospective," an exhibition
by the South River artist known as "heir to Norman Rockwell"
runs to August 5. The show includes portraits, watercolors, book cover
art, and commercial illustration. Free by appointment.
Also "About Energy" by Patrick Schiavino, a self-taught
and mixed-media artist who believes that everything we know consists
of energy. In the New Jersey Artists Series. To July 12.
609-895-7307. "Contemporary Landscapes" curated by Gary Snyder
of Snyder Fine Art in New York. Featured artists are Laura E.
Tim Daly, Frank Ippolito, Robert Kogge, Adolf Konrad, Valerie Larko,
and Nancy Silvia. To July 16. Exhibit is open Monday to Friday, 9
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Road, 609-921-3272. "Tour de France Exhibit" by watercolorists
Ellen Faber, Nancy Jorgenson, Beverly Nickel, and Gail Robertson.
To July 31. Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Group show of landscape and still life in oils by Stephen Kennedy,
Christine Lafuente, and David Shevlino. To July 17. Gallery hours
are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Christine Lafuente paints exclusively from life and is an instructor
and artist-in-resident at the Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia.
"I spend so much time looking in nature for what I paint: images
in life that satisfy an internal esthetic vision I have," she
says. Shevlino, a painter of plein air landscapes, won a regional
NEA fellowship in painting. Kennedy is a graduate of the National
Academy of Design who apprenticed with portraitist Nelson Shanks.
908-725-2110. "Artful Pastiche: Highlighting New Jersey College
Artists," a juried exhibition of works by 34 student artists.
In the Library Gallery: "Judy Lyons Schneider: Transformed
To July 15.
Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in
an exhibition highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts,
humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America.
732-257-4340. "Men of Stone and Steel," a shared exhibition
of sculpture by Paul Jeffries and Ralph Greco. To July 5. Also
sculpture by 110 artists in natural outdoor installations.
The outdoor venue is open through October. Friday to Sunday, noon
to 5 p.m.
Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-2222, extension 838. "Veiled Time:
Contemporary Artists and the Holocaust," curated by Judith
featuring works by Aharon Gluska, Melissa Gould, David Levinthal,
Zbigniew Libera, Diane Neumaier, Gabrielle Roassmer, Lubo Stacho,
and Murray Zimiles. To July 31.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "Another Dimension: Sculptors as
a show that examines how sculptors have made the transition to
with work by Vito Acconci, Louise Bourgeois, Dorothy Dehner, Donald
Judd, Marilyn Keating, George Nama, Claes Oldenburg, and Sandy
To July 3.
215-340-9800. "From Soup Cans to Nuts," an exhibition of
by Andy Warhol, on loan from the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. The
artist, who died in 1987, is known for his flamboyant, multiple
prints that explore icons of popular culture from the famous soup
to Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy. To September 5.
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