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Art in Town
"Italy: Two Views," a shared exhibition of photographs by
Rhoda Kassof-Isaac and Sally K. Davidson. By appointment during school
hours, to December 17.
Exhibit of watercolors and oils by Kathleen Maguire Morolda. Monday
to Saturday, 10 to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Friday to 9 p.m.; and Sunday,
noon to 5 p.m.
In the Merwick unit library: "Paintings of Fred and Jennie
to March 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical center.
609-683-8092. Featuring color and black-and-white photographs by Harry
Rubel. Also, works by area artists Patrice Sprovieri, Wayne Mathisen,
Annelies van Dommelen, and Susan Setteducato. 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.
Street, 609-921-9292. "Going Global: Contemporary fine art from
around the world, Princeton, New Jersey, to Reykjavik, Iceland."
Area artists include Michael Berger, Jane Eccles, Richard Erdman,
and Robert Sakson; from farther afield, Tanya Kohn, Karolina
Salvatore Magazzini, and Mary Stork. To January 22.
Lear’s Greece," watercolors, sketchings, and letters by the
artist and limerick master, from the Gennadius Library of the American
School of Classical Studies in Athens. Also "The Trappings of
Gentility: 19th-Century British Art at Princeton." Both to January
2. Also, "Contemporary Photographs," to January 9. Tuesday
to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours of the
collection are every Saturday at 2 p.m.
609-586-4800. "Odd Bedfellows," an exhibition of paneled
collage constructions by Ani Rosskam, whose sources include primitive
art and African artifacts. To December 15. Monday to Thursday, 11
a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings, 6 to 8 p.m.
"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.
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
609-397-2226. Pastel landscapes by Julia Akers Gribbin, to January
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. To December
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.
Trenton, 609-394-4121. "Ben Shahn: Graphic Works from the
of the New Jersey State Museum." Show features 17 prints, created
from 1936 to 1968, by the renowned American artist who lived in
New Jersey, before his death in 1969. Lobby gallery is always open.
To January 11.
"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.
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. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45
p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
"Unseen Treasures: Imperial Russia and the New World," an
exhibit of historic treasures of the Russian empire. The dazzling
collection of 300 art objects and artifacts from Russian’s famed State
Historical Museum and State Archive is displayed in five historical
settings. Show remains on view through April 16, 2000. Admission $10
adults; $8.50 seniors and students; $6 children. Advance ticket
at 800-766-6048 or online at http://www.tickets.com. Exhibit
is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Closed Christmas and New Year’s Day.
The dazzling collection of over 300 art objects and artifacts from
Russia’s famed State Historical Museum and the State Archive are being
seen for the first time outside the Russian Museum since its recently
completed 10-year renovation.
The exhibition takes the visitor on a unique journey beginning with
the formation of the Russian American Company in 1799 and spanning
a period of 200 years and 6,000 miles. From the Imperial Court of
St. Petersburg through the Russian winter in Siberia to the New World
of Alaska and Northern California and back to Moscow for the
of Alexander II, the exhibit tells an adventurous story of heroism,
romance, and spiritual enlightenment through the experiences of real
people who shaped Russian-American relations in the 18th and 19th
Also "New Jersey, A Sense of Place," the 30th anniversary
Garden State Watercolor Society show, juried by Leah Sloshberg,
of New Jersey State Museum, and Margaret O’Reilly, assistant curator
of fine arts, to January 2. "The Modernists," an exhibition
of gems from the permanent 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 &
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.
609-252-6275. "Theater of the Night: Film & Dreams, 1900 to
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.
609-921-9000. In the Brodsky Gallery of the Chauncey Conference
Joan Shrager, acrylic collages, to December 31. In the Conant Gallery
Lounge, Elaine Lisle, paintings, to December 29. Exhibits are open
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
732-524-3698. In the New Jersey Artist Series, "Post-Industrial
Paintings" by Tim Gaydos depicting abandoned factories and other
once-vibrant symbols of human endeavor. To December 14. Free by
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.
609-799-6706. "Portraits in Other Objects" by Eric Montoya,
an artist who exhibits in Los Angeles and New York. The show features
oil portraits whose forms are comprised of other narrative elements.
To February 12. 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.
"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." To January
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
paint subjects from nature. To January 4.
Road, 609-921-3272. All-Artists Show in the Upstairs Gallery,
by members of the 1860 House Professional Artists Group, to January
29. Also "Iron and Ink," an exhibit and sale of contemporary
art from Africa by Kwela Crafts, to December 31. 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. To December 15.
In the foyer, Nature Photography by Kris Sudol. In the gallery,
Fine Arts of Hanneke de Neve," comprising fabric appliques,
textile painting, stitchery, and fiber art. Both shows to January
Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Silver Anniversary Selections,"
members’ 25th annual juried exhibition, in the Main Gallery, to
30. Also, Holiday Art and Crafted Items sale, including cards, matted
prints, handmade paper, jewelry, weaving, and pottery; in the Library
Gallery to December 23. 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.
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. "Let Children Be Children: Lewis Hine’s Crusade
Against Child Labor," an exhibition of historic photographs from
the early 20th century. Show runs to February 27. Website:
Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday &
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 adults; $1.50 students; children free.
Also on view, an exhibition of figurative outdoor sculpture by
artist Barry Johnston, to March 5; and "Recent Gifts: 19th and
20th-Century Photographs from Alexander Novak and Family," to
"Intimate Vistas: The Poetic Landscapes of William Langson
a major retrospective of more than 50 works spanning a 50-year career,
from 1884 to 1939. Curated by Brian Peterson, it is one of the
ambitious scholarly undertakings to date, to January 9.
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
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