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April 11, 2001 edition of U.S. 1 Newspaper. All rights reserved.
In the Galleries
Paintings by Mary Vaughan, to April 27. Open weekdays from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Reese, "Forms Transformed," a show of multimedia works. To
"Art in Bloom," an international show of floral paintings
and landscapes which premiered last month at the Philadelphia Flower
Show. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
To April 21.
Esther Grillo’s exhibition of indoor and outdoor sculpture and
Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; except
and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. To April 20.
Dining room exhibition of watercolors by Charles E. Person, and
and pastels by Patrice Sprovieri. On view daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To May 16.
An exhibition of tennis and baseball images by Ed Tseng. The artist
is a USPTA certified pro and self-taught photographer. To April 25.
"Avanzando," the first U.S. solo exhibition by Gabriel
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 21.
Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Art of Baron Laszlo Mednyansky in
Context: Works from the Salgo Trust for Education." An exhibition
of works by the turn-of-the-century aristocratic artist who disguised
himself as a pauper to paint grim images of the underbelly of society.
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
908-735-8415. "Melvin Edwards: The Prints of a Sculptor,"
an exhibit of prints and works on paper by the artist best known for
his powerful work in welded steel. Edwards’ work makes metaphorical
references, both personal and historical, to the African-American
experience incorporating cultural references to his extensive travels
in Africa. Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 3.
215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. "The Photography
of Alfred Stieglitz: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Enduring Gift," a major
retrospective of the influential modernist’s owm works drawn from
a major collection given by O’Keeffe to the George Eastman House in
Rochester. To May 20.
Museum admission $6 adults; $2.50 students; under 12 free. Museum
hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings to 9 p.m.
New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. The newly expanded and renovated museum
features: "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian
American Art Museum" and "The Exotic Flower: Constructions
of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French Art;" both shows to
May 20. "The Sum is Greater than the Parts: Collage and Assemblage
from the Dodge Collection," to May 6. "Confrontations:
from the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios," to June 17.
"Traffic Patterns: Images of Transportation in American Prints
between the Wars," to June 3. "New Acquisitions from Central
Asia: Selections from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Soviet
Nonconformist Art." To July 31.
Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday,
noon to 5 p.m. $3 adults; under 18 free; museum is open free to the
public on the first Sunday of every month. Spotlight Tours every
at 2 and 2:45 p.m.
609-397-0275. "Marks of Industry" by Ryan Brown. Using a
with powdered charcoal, Brown focuses on objects of transportation
common to people living in a city or industrial area to show the
of aging. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday
1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.
"Anything Goes," a shared show featuring works by Merle Citron
and Peter Petraglia. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
To May 6.
Annual juried show selected by exhibition chairperson, Edie Sharp.
Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Saturday, April 28.
609-397-1006. "The Logik of Josh Owen," an exhibition of
furniture and lighting designs. Owen is a 1994 graduate of Cornell
who earned his MFA in furniture design in 1997 at the Rhode Island
School of Design. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 to
5 p.m. and by appointment. To April 30.
609-397-3349. "The Nature of Nature," an exhibition of oil
stick and ink drawings on paper by Alan Goldstein, professor of fine
arts at Bucks County Community College. Gallery is open daily, 10:30
a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To April 16.
Goldstein’s new works are based on his experiences in Japan where
he visited monasteries, museums, and gardens.
"The New Surrealists" featuring limited edition prints and
lithographs by Mark Ryden, Eric White, and Joe Sorren. Pioneers of
the movement, these artists look for new frontiers where the bizarre,
the fantastic, and the beautiful merge. Thursday through Monday, 11
a.m. to 7 p.m. To May 27.
"Ellarslie Open XIX," the annual juried showcase of work by
regional, state, and nationally-known artists. Tuesday through
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. To April 15.
An exhibition of recent sculpture by New York artist and Rutgers
Gary Kuehn. Working with painted foam rubber and epoxy, Kuehn keeps
expressive intervention to a minimum in works that all begin with
a more or less geometric piece of foam rubber. Monday to Thursday,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To May 3.
Kuehn says his sculpture is the result of a process and a procedure
and any suggestion of a particular representation is secondary,
and unavoidable. "Each work derives from an observation, a
and an intuitive sensing — transformed, compact, complete, and
beyond language. It is sometimes said that biography plays a part
in every artist’s work. This I neither affirm nor deny."
609-292-6464. "TAWA: Eyes on Trenton," a juried exhibition
of works in all media that focus on the city of Trenton. Juried by
longtime TAWA and New Jersey State Museum member Molly Merlino,
Margaret O’Reilly, and registrar Jana Balsamo, the show features 65
works by 53 artists; to May 10. Museum hours are Tuesday through
9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free.
Also on view, "Americans on the Silver Screen," an exhibit
of movie posters, press books, and lobby cards dating from 1934 to
1970 that explores the role of movies in creating and perpetuating
stereotypes of ethnic Americans. "Reflections of Cultures: African
Art and Craftwork from the Collections," wooden carvings,
textiles, metal work, and a recreation of a Nigerian village in
carvings. On extended view: "The Modernists;" "Fine and
Decorative Arts Collections;" "New Jersey Ceramics, Silver,
Glass and Iron;" "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The
Record;" "Delaware Indians of New Jersey;" "The Sisler
Collection of North American Mammals;" "Of Rock and Fire;
New Jersey and the Great Ice Age;" "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks
through New Jersey’s Piedmont;" "Amber: the Legendary
and "Washington Crossing the Delaware."
205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-394-9535. Watercolors by Gail
Bracegirdle. Portion of sales benefit museum programs. Gallery hours
are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
To April 14.
609-695-0061. An exhibition featuring contemporary impressionist
Jerry Cable and his romantic and pastoral farmscapes. Gallery hours
are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
To April 30.
"A few paintings" by Daniela Bittman, a show of mural-size,
figurative paintings, executed in acrylics and colored pencil. "I
think visually," says the Princeton artist, whose figures may
be imaginary or recreated from memory. "Of thousands of images
floating in my mind, one coagulates and demands to be painted."
Born in Bucharest, Romania, where she received her first art training,
she came to the U.S. in the mid-1980s. Gallery is open Thursday to
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 23.
A giant exhibition of small artworks featuring miniature acrylic
by Florida artist Peggie Hornbrook and works by 30 area artists. Over
200 works will be on exhibit, all priced under $200. Gallery hours
are Wednesdays from 4 to 9 p.m. To May 26.
A new gallery in the tradition of "Art’s Garage," featuring
the paintings of Hopewell artist Alan Taback. Taback began his career
as a plein-air painter, moved to portraiture, and has most recently
turned to abstract figurative work. The gallery is open weekends,
and by appointment.
Sandra Nusblatt’s exhibition of watercolor house portraits and wicker
porch scenes painted in Princeton, Lambertville, Cape May, and other
historic locales. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To May 25.
Garden State Watercolor Society members’ juried exhibit. Jurors are
Lisa Tinsman and Michael Mercandante. Gallery is open Tuesday to
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 20.
Drawings in the American Tradition," to June 17. "Great
II: The Art of the Print in the Western World" and "Spanish
Drawings," to June 10. "Le Corbusier at Princeton: 14 to 16
November 1935," an exhibition of sketches and works related to
the French architect’s Princeton lectures, to June 17. Also "A
Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to June 10. "Seeing Double:
Copies and Copying in the Arts of China," an exhibition of Chinese
art, to July 1. On extended view in the Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s
"Weight and Measure" etchings. The museum is open Tuesday
through 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.
732-906-2566. "Trees," an exhibit by Sheila Eichenblatt,
paintings inspired by the Middlesex County area. Eichenblatt earned
her BS and MA degrees from New York University and studied at the
Pratt Institute and the Brooklyn Museum School. Gallery hours are
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.
Hightstown, 609-490-7550. Visual arts faculty showcase featuring
works by Tim Panjabi-Trelease, Catherine Robohm Watkins, Joan Krejcar
Sharma, and Michael Maxwell. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. To April 27.
Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Preparing the Light," featuring
the stained glass, sculpture, and paintings by Kathleen Nicastro,
a member of the staff of the office of student relations. Reception
and gallery talk will take place Wednesday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m.
Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday
to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 9:30 p.m. To May 29.
The metaphor of God as light is central to her faith and her art says
Nicastro, an artist since age 17. "It is my hope that this
of Light, which explores the theme of light in Scripture, will
vision into insight through the power of the Spirit," she says.
609-896-5168. An exhibition of ink and watercolor paintings by Heng-Yi
Aixinjueluo, grandniece of China’s last emperor, who has won
and praise in international calligraphy and painting circles. Gallery
hours are Monday to Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m.; Friday to Sunday, 2 to
5 p.m. To April 15.
One of China’s preeminent contemporary painters, Heng-Yi has developed
a unique style with Chinese ink and watercolor washes. "Her works
are elegant and graceful, pure and fresh and vibrantly provocative.
Her landscapes and floral still-lifes are detailed and richly
says curator Harry Naar, who hopes to heighten awareness of China’s
ancient ink wash art. Heng Yi appears at Rider through the assistance
of professor of communications Minmin Wang.
732-524-3698. Works in oil by New Jersey artist Rosalie Hettenbach,
working in a style she identifies as Dynakinetic Impressionist Art.
"I want each viewer to feel as if they are enveloped in my
says Hettenbach, "as if my artwork is jumping out at them
She studied at the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts in Summit under
S. Allyn Schaeffer. To April 27. Free by appointment only.
Also "The Healing Garden Quilt Show," an exhibit of 27
quilts depicting plants that are being used or tested for the
of cancer, created by the Northern Virginia Quilters Group; to May
609-895-7307. "Latent Images," an exhibition of photographs
by William Vandever curated by Gary Snyder Fine Art. Vandever works
in black and white, color, hand-colored, and digital photography.
Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To May 25.
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