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In the Galleries
"Multichrome/Monochrome," a shared show of ceramic sculptures
by Julie Fox and pastels by Carmela Verna. Weekdays from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m., show runs to May 25.
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.
New paintings by European artist Georges Mazilu. A resident of France,
Mazilu is known for his signature style that links modern surrealism
with Northern Renaissance traditions. His art is the subject of a
retrospective catalog by Princeton art critic Sam Hunter. Tuesday
to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To May 22.
A student-curated show of works by Tony Gonzalez featuring his
series of studies of the Jersey Shore. The New York City artist
at Cooper Union. All profits from the sale of work go directly to
PHS art programs. Monday to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To May 18.
Art by the River
609-775-0881. Group show with Maya Bohler, Catherine DeChico, Connie
Olson Edwadinger, Bertrand Juillerat, Linda Nimmer, J.C. Turner, and
Ernest Valtri. To May 27.
"Ordinary Secrets," sculpture by Stockton’s Caroline Gibson.
Sewing together tar paper, aluminum, roof flashing, plumbing parts,
and other materials, she creates clothes with "a life of their
own." Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To May 21.
The gallery celebrates its 21st annual summer exhibition featuring
the paintings and drawings of National Academy artist Harry Leith-Ross
(1886-1973), an artist raised in England who settled near New Hope
in 1935. Also included are gallery artists Joanne Augustine, Gabrielle
Baumgartner, Albert Bross, and Marge Chavooshian. Wednesday to Sunday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 31.
908-996-1470. Shared show by watercolorists W. Carl Burger, professor
emeritus of Kean College, and Nessa Grainger. Wednesday & Thursday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.; and Sunday,
noon to 5 p.m. To May 31.
Show by the Art Group (or TAG) featuring delicate oils pastels by
Liz Adams, Chinese brush painting by Seow Chu See, graphites by Judith
Koppel, watercolors by Helen Post, and landscape work by Nadine
To May 20.
609-397-3349. "Father Figure," a retrospective series of
by Paul Matthews, portraying of his father, T.S. Matthews, and
the years 1978 to 2001. Matthews was managing editor of Time magazine
from 1941 to 1949 and came to live with his son in Lambertville at
the end of his life. He died in England in 1991 shortly before his
90th birthday. Daily, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To May
609-298-6970. Limited edition giclee prints by California artist Sally
Weathersby, a still life and landscape painter. Gallery hours are
Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. To May 20.
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.
Sandra Nusblatt’s watercolor house portraits and wicker porch scenes
painted in Princeton, Lambertville, Cape May, and other locales.
to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To May 25.
Road, 609-921-3272. Garden State Watercolor Society members’ juried
exhibit. Jurors are Lisa Tinsman and Michael Mercandante. To May 20.
"Visions," a two-person exhibit featuring colored pencil
by Susan Antin and oil pastel drawings by Helen Post. Tuesday to
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 31.
"Small Worlds," an exhibit of recent paintings by Christine
Lafuente. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To June 2.
Lafuente describes herself of a "painterly realist." Her
and figurative works look for beauty and value in simple, common
and moments in life that are easily overlooked. Lafuente studied at
the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine arts. She is currently
at the Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia.
Branch, 908-725-2110. "Humanity," a juried exhibition about
diversity on our planet. Juror Wayne Miyamoto of University of Hawaii,
has selected 40 pieces that look at difference and similarity in such
areas as origin and culture, time and place, work and play, politics
and religion. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4
p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To June 2.
609-252-6275. "Off the Wall," an exhibition of works by 27
sculptors affiliated with Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts,
curated by Kate Somers. Works installed on the grounds, on the rooftop
garden, and in the gallery. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9
a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m. To September
John Goodyear, Geoffrey Hendricks, George Segal, Keith Sonnier, Herk
Van Tongeren, and Jackie Winsor. Also Bright Bimpong, Chakaia Booker,
Carson Fox, Harry Gordon, Julia Kunin, Todd Lambrix, and Patrick
Trenton, 609-394-4000. A group show by the Princeton Photography Club
featuring nature photography, portraits, still life, and landscapes.
In the main lobby gallery that is always open. To May 18.
732-524-3698. "The Healing Garden Quilt Show," an exhibit
of 27 handmade quilts depicting plants that are being used or tested
for the treatment of cancer, created by the Northern Virginia Quilters
Group. By appointment only. To May 22.
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.
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.
"The Light of Ancient Athens: A Photographic Journey by Felix
Bonfils, 1868-’87," an historic series of 42 large-format
taken in Beirut by the 19th-century French photographer. More than
800 Bonfils photographs were donated to Princeton in 1921 by Rudolf
Ernst Brunnow, professor of Semitic philology. Coordinated by Don
Skemer, the show is guest curated by Andrew Szegedy-Maszak of Wesleyan
University. To October 7. Open to the public weekdays 9 a.m. to 5
p.m.; Wednesday evenings to 8 p.m.; and weekends, noon to 5 p.m.
609-620-6026. Annual alumni exhibition features works by M. Jay
’45, Cole Carothers ’67, and James Toia ’80. Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.
to noon. To June 2.
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.
"Johnson Atelier Open," a group show featuring over 100 works
from the renowned Johnson Atelier sculpture foundry and stone studio
by 50 present and past artist apprentices and staff members. Museum
hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to
4 p.m. To June 3.
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. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9
a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. To May 10.
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."
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.
Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday,
1 to 4 p.m. Donation $5. To September 16.
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. He has taught at Rutgers Mason Gross School since 1972.
Museum hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 3.
215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. "The
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. Also "Konenkov," to
Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
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 Sunday at 2 and 2:45 p.m.
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