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Art in Town
"Collecting the World," Mollie Murphy’s mixed-media
show. To December 12. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to
"Italy: Two Views," a shared exhibition of photographs by
Rhoda Kassof-Isaac and Sally K. Davidson. Open by appointment during
school hours, to December 17.
Exhibit of watercolors and oils by Kathleen Maguire Morolda. The
is also owner of the gallery which she established 16 years ago.
Station is at three locations in Princeton, Cranbury, and Dayton.
Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 to 6 p.m.; Thursday and
to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
"A Moment in Time," an international group exhibition of new
works by gallery artists includes Georges Mazilu. To December 5.
hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
watercolors by the Russian-born illustrator Gennady Spirin from his
new picture book, "Jack and the Beanstalk," re-told by
author Ann Beneduce. To November 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday to
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment.
Pastels art show by Kathy Shumway-Tunney, to November 18. In the
Unit Library, landscapes and house portraits by Betty Hirschmann,
to December 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical center. Open 8
a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Featuring color and black-and-white photographs by Harry Rubel who
has been making photographs for 45 years. Also, works by area artists
Patrice Sprovieri, Wayne Mathisen, Annelies van Dommelen, and Susan
Setteducato. Also exhibiting Hsu Dan, Tom Chesar, Larry Chestnut,
Calvin Hart, Clem Fiori, Leslie Neumeyer, Leyla Spencer, Janet Landau,
Jacob Landau, Ellyn Gerberding, and Marge Levine. Hours are Monday
through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday to 9 p.m.; and Saturday,
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"In Ascension," a show of recent paintings by Kevin Patrick
Kelly, to December 5.
Lear’s Greece," an exhibition of watercolors, sketchings, and
letters from the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical
Studies in Athens, Greece. Also "The Trappings of Gentility:
British Art at Princeton." Both shows to January 2. Also,
Photographs, new acquisitions and photographs from the permanent
to January 9. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours are every Saturday at 2 p.m.
The permanent collection features a strong representation of Western
European paintings, old master prints, and original photographs.
of Chinese, Pre-Columbian Mayan, and African art are considered among
the museum’s most impressive. Not housed in the museum but part of
the collection is the John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection of
outdoor sculpture, with works by such modern masters as Henry Moore,
Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and George Segal located throughout
"Art Faculty Biennial," group show featuring the works of
26 faculty artists. Media include painting, drawing, photography,
sculpture, glass, wood, and electronic imaging. To December 14. Monday
and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday- Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
Saturday 9 a.m. to noon.
"Mercer County Photography Exhibition," an all-county show
juried by Susan Fenton. To December 8. Monday through Friday, noon
to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.
West Windsor, 609-586-4800. "Odd Bedfellows," an exhibition
of paneled painting collage constructions by Ani Rosskam, whose
include primitive art and African artifacts. To December 15. Monday
to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Wednesdays 6 to 8 p.m.
A resident of Roosevelt, Rosskam has won three artist’s fellowships
from the New Jersey Council for the Arts. "My work is a play on
the abstract relationship between found objects, painting, and the
resulting dynamic when they are combined," she says. "As I
build layer upon layer, the significance of the piece finally
609-620-6026. "Camera Work: Photographs by William Vandever."
To December 15. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4:30
p.m.; except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Gallery is closed
for fall break November 19 to 28.
Philadelphia sculptor Nena Bryans, an inaugural show in the remodeled
art gallery at the Erdman Hall Conference Center. Titled "Giving
Shape to Faith," her exhibit of 14 works continues to December
6. Exhibit hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.,
to 5:30 p.m., and Sundays 2 to 9:30 p.m.
"Louis Finkelstein, Paintings 1971 to 1999," a retrospective
show by the veteran artist and art educator. To December 12. Gallery
hours are Monday to Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m.; Friday to Sunday, 2 to
Born in New York in 1923, Finkelstein studied at Cooper Union, the
Art Students’ League, and Brooklyn Museum Art School. An instructor
at Yale University, Philadelphia School of Art, and Queens College,
he has also had his writings published in Artforum, Art News, and
the Magazine of Art.
"My involvement in painting is in the exploration of painting
language, not simply in making products," says Finkelstein. "I
think the whole question of what painting is and can be is a very
open one, and more than anything else, that’s what I would like the
viewer to get."
show featuring Tim Trelease and his Weird Mole series; Deirdre McGrail
and her film "Rabbitman"; mixed-media works by Catherine
Watkins; and paintings by gallery curator Ken Weathersby. Show runs
to December 3. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A shared exhibition of representational riverscapes and still life
in oils by Leonard Restivo, and impressionist oils, or "cerebral
mosaics," by Don Jordan. To December 5. Gallery hours are Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
609-397-2226. "Painterly Impressions," an exhibition of
by Chinese-American artist Oliver Tang, inspired by recent visits
to Venice, Alaska, and the Jersey shore. To December 3.
Holiday show featuring landscapes and regional scenes by Hunterdon
County artists Alexander Farnham in oil and by Ron Lent in watercolor.
To January 9. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5
609-397-2300. Charles Fazzino, whimsical three-dimensional paper
on subjects that include New York, Philadelphia, sports, and the law.
To December 26. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to
Figurative and landscape paintings in oil by Helen Meyers and David
J. Dincher. To December 30.
609-397-4978. "Safety in Numbers," Malcolm Bray’s fifth annual
eclectic group show of innovative painting and sculpture that includes
works by Myles Cavanaugh, Annelies van Dommelen, Gareth Evans, Chad
Cortez Everett, Diane Levell, Virgil Sova, Alan Taback, Stacie
and Ron Wyffels. To December 31. Open every day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
in Contemporary Printmaking," a group show juried by Judith
of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking. Selected artists
include Lynne Allen, Tom Baker, Catherine Bedout, Kathleen Catanese,
Carson Fox, Diana Gandalfi, George Olexa, and Cyndi Wish. Artists
reception is Friday, December 3, for the show that continues to
19. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
This exhibit includes an Artworks Purchase Award and other prizes
totaling $1,000, jointly sponsored by the Trenton Museum Society,
TAWA, Taylor Photo, and the Urban Word Cafe.
"Partners," an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by
Craig and Charles Kumnick, partners and members of the College of
New Jersey art faculty. In the upstairs galleries, a juried show,
"The Best of Mercer County High Schools." Both shows continue
to January 2. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to
3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.
"As partners, we enjoy sharing many things," write artists
Craig and Kumnick, "a barn building that houses each of our
a comfortable if slightly eccentric living space, a love of animals,
of food, teaching art, and each other."
60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville, 609-890-7777. "Recent Work,"
an exhibition of sculpture and jewelry by Dana Stewart and jewelry
objects in gold, silver, and precious gems by Jacqueline ter Kuile.
Show runs to December 9. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Museum and Domestic Arts
Building, "Beverly Pepper," one-artist show. On the mezzanine,
a thematic photography show, "Focus on Sculpture." Shows
to April 16, 2000. Gallery hours are Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
New additions to the 22-acre landscaped sculpture park include works
by Michele Oka Doner, David Hostetler, J. Seward Johnson Jr.,
Leiro, John Martini, and Joseph Menna. The park is on the former state
fairgrounds 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, A Sense of Place," the 30th
Garden State Watercolor Society show, juried by Leah Sloshberg,
of New Jersey State Museum, and Margaret O’Reilly, assistant curator
of fine arts. The Dagmar Trebble Memorial Award goes to Elizabeth
Lombardi for her painting, "Cecelia: Telling the Story." To
January 2. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.;
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Also, "The Modernists," an exhibition of gems from the
collection by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Harley, Georgia
O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Helen Torr, and others, to January 23.
"The Regionalists and Precisionists," with works by Thomas
Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, Francis Picabia, and
George Ault, to January 30.
On extended view: "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks through New Jersey’s
Piedmont"; "Amber: The Legendary Resin"; "The Moon:
Fact & Fiction."
Alan Taback’s "Dance Rhythms," a series of paintings based
on music and dance. The Trenton-based artist has been painting and
exhibiting for the past 20 years. To December 1.
at Bristol-Myers Squibb , Route 206, Lawrenceville, 609-252-6275.
An exhibition marking the centenary of the publication of Freud’s
"The Interpretation of Dreams," featuring stills from dream
sequences in 20th-century films and an hour-long video of the film
clips. The show links the 1899 Freud publication with another key
event of the 1890s, the invention of movies. To December 12.
Throughout the 20th century, filmmakers have claimed that their medium
is best able to present the symbolic distortions and displacements
of time and place that characterize dreams. Viewed in darkness, both
film and dreams appear in the "theater of the night."
films include Buster Keaton’s "Sherlock Jr.," Bunel’s "Un
Chien Andalou," and Hitchcock’s "Spellbound." Gallery
hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday to 7 p.m.;
weekends, 1 to 5 p.m.
732-524-3698. "Work from the Art Centre of New Jersey," a
group show of oils, watercolors, pastels and acrylics, to November
30. In the New Jersey Artist Series, "Post-Industrial
by Tim Gaydos depicting abandoned factories and other once-vibrant
symbols of human endeavor. To December 14. Free by appointment.
The inaugural exhibition that is also the first solo show for Sarnoff
researcher and artist Stewart Perlow continues in the reception area
through November 30. Exhibit is open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
609-895-7307. Garden State Watercolor Society third annual associate
member juried exhibition. Jurors are Gary Snyder of Snyder Fine Art,
and Frances McIlvain, American Watercolor Society. Exhibit continues
to January 7. Exhibit is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
609-987-3200. "The American Indian Artists’ Exhibition," a
group show that continues to November 29. Exhibition is open daily,
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
"Fabrications," an exhibition of fabric art by Carol Sara
Schepps. Her subjects include "59 Caddy," which features the
back end of the popular car, and "Circles." Schepps’ work
has been shown in Philadelphia, San Diego, and Houston, as was
in the recent book, "Visions: Quilt Expressions."
The gallery celebrates its fourth year and a new exhibition season
featuring 12 gallery co-op members presenting shows that change
Working with owner Eric Gibbons are curators and artists Beverly
and Lana Bernard-Toniolio.
Other co-op members are Maura Carey, Sarah Bernotas, Richard Gerster,
Robert Sinkus, Mike Pacitti, Michael Bergman, Jane Lawrence, Charlotte
Jacks, Dorothy Amsden, Carmen Johnson, John Wilson, and Bob Gherardi.
Gallery hours are Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday,
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drive, Jamesburg, 732-521-0070. "Favorite Things," an
of watercolors by Joanne Augustine and Barbara G. Watts, both of whom
portray subjects from nature. To January 4.
Road, 609-921-3272. "Iron and Ink," an exhibit and sale of
contemporary art from Africa by Kwela Crafts, to December 31. In the
Upstairs Gallery, "Impressions of Nature," new works in
by Elizabeth Roedell and Gloria Wiernik, to November 30. Gallery hours
are Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Avenue, Pennington, 609-730-0746. "Ten Styles," a multi-media
art show by the Art Group. Artists include Adams, Berkowsky, Betz,
Stang Harr, Kaplan, Kogan, Koppel, Mandelbaum, Post, and Wiernik.
Visitor hours are Monday to Friday, 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m.
908-725-2110. "Viewing Contemporary Culture," a national
exhibition of prints and photographs. In the library gallery, works
by Philadelphia artist Kelli Costa. Both shows to November 30. Gallery
hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1
to 4 p.m.
609-737-7592. "Vanishing Landscape," an exhibit of oil pastel
and watercolor studies of the region’s fast-disappearing natural
by Dorothy Bissell. To January 8.
609-799-0462. In the Lobby gallery, an exhibition of recent paintings
by Zakia Aziz Sayed, one of Bangladesh’s best-known artists. Show
continues to November 30.
Burlington, 609-386-4773. "Wildfowl Decoy Exhibit" by master
Burlington carver Jess Heisler (1891-1943), whose best work ranks
among the finest of the Delaware River school of carving, and works
by his friend and pupil John Marinkos (1915-1999). To January 9. Hours
are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.
908-735-8415. "Mud Like a Blessing: Elemental Clay Sculpture,"
featuring works by Peter Callas, Sara D’Alessandro, Shellie Jacobson,
Jim Jansma, and Lauren Silver. To January 9. Gallery hours are Tuesday
to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Guest curator for the show is Michele Mercadal whose concept and title
was inspired by a phrase from a poem by Mary Oliver. "The
in this exhibit conveys the honoring of clay as a material and the
organic process by which it becomes a sculptural form," says
"The forms carry a contemplative feeling and convey the mysteries
and secrets of combining earth and fire."
215-345-0210. "Edward Hicks Country," a companion to the
Museum of Art comprehensive exhibit on Edward Hicks, a show on the
professional and spiritual environment in which the lifelong Bucks
County artist worked. Three related displays explore the 19th-century
craft of ornamental painting, the Quaker meetinghouse environment,
and the iconography of the Society of Friends. To January 3. $5 adult;
$1.50 youth. Museum hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; and Tuesday evening to 9 p.m.
215-340-9800. "Intimate Vistas: The Poetic Landscapes of William
Langson Lathrop," a major retrospective of more than 50 works
spanning a 50-year career, from 1884 to 1939. Curated by Brian
it is one of the Michener’s ambitious scholarly undertakings to date.
To January 9. $5 adults; $1.50 students; children free. Museum hours
are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday evenings to
9 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Website:
For a 30-year period, from the late 1890s through the 1920s, Lathrop
was known as one of the nation’s premier landscape painters,
association with the Tonalist movement. Essaying to convey the many
and varied moods of nature, the Tonalists often employed a darker
palette than their Impressionist colleagues, and painting in their
Also, "Celebration of American Art" features "An Edward
Hicks Sampler," featuring an 1837 version of "Peaceable
and "The Landing of Columbus." Also, "Picturing
Icons and Images of America’s Founding Father"; both to January
Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in
an exhibit highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts, sciences,
humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America. To January
31. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday,
1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11
a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation.
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