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In the Galleries
609-989-3632. "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.
609-890-7777. "A," an exhibition of recent sculpture by apprentices of
the Johnson Atelier, featuring Joseph W. Acquah, Gerard Bartlett,
Michael Costantini, Tonyeli Gadzekpo, LaRue Harding, Helena Lukasova,
Rafia Mahli, Joanna Platt, Matthew Ramieri, and Charlott Rosengren.
Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To May 31.
609-586-0616. Spring sculpture exhibition. In the museum: "`Tennis
Anyone?,’ Sculpture by William King." In the Domestic Arts Building,
sculpture by Leonda Finke and a juried exhibition of photographs of
sculpture. New additions outdoors by James Dinerstein, Brower Hatch,
Larry Steele, John Van Alstine, Jay Wholley, and Yuyu Yang. Open
Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., year round; Sunday is
Members Day. Admission $4 to $10. To July 8.
609-292-6464. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to
4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. "Americans on the Silver Screen," an
exhibit of movie posters and other items dating from 1934 to 1970.
"Reflections of Cultures: African Art and Craftwork from the
Collections," wooden carvings, basketry, textiles, metal work. In the
Cafe Gallery: Dorothy Wells Bissell’s works in watercolor, oil, and
pastel. To June 11.
On extended view: "The Modernists;" "Fine and Decorative Arts
Collections;" "New Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and Iron;" "New
Jersey’s Native Americans: The Archaeological 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 Resin;" 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 works on paper by the artist best known for his powerful work in
welded steel. Edwards 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.
Doylestown, 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.
609-397-0275. "Wanderings in the Light," an exhibition of oils and
watercolor landscapes by Lawrenceville artist Carole Bleistein. She
recently retired from a 20-year career as a measurement statistician
for Educational Testing Service. 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
609-397-4588. A shared show featuring mixed-media works on paper by
Alan Klawans and paintings by Taylor Oughton. Gallery hours are
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To June 3.
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.
908-996-9992. "Ordinary Secrets," a sculpture show by Stockton artist
Caroline Gibson. Sewing together tar paper, aluminum, roof flashing,
plumbing parts, and other common materials, she creates clothes with
"a life of their own." Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to
5 p.m. To May 21.
609-397-0804. 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 in the summer show are gallery artists
Joanne Augustine, Gabrielle Baumgartner, Albert Bross, and Marge
Chavooshian. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To
908-996-1470. Shared show by watercolorists W. Carl Burger,
professor emeritus of Kean College, and Nessa Grainger. Gallery is
open 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.
609-397-8115. Group 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 Berkowsky. To May 20.
215-862-8242. Joan Elliott’s solo exhibition of 25 large-format
watercolor painting. Trained as an oil painter, a jeweler, and a
photographer, Elliott paints in a highly individualized style
featuring a palette of gem-like colors and rich textural variety. To
annual Phillips’ Mill Photography Exhibition juried by Bob Krist, a
National Geographic photographer. Show is open daily, from 1 to 5
p.m., to June 3. $3 adults; $1.50 seniors & students.
609-397-3349. Shared exhibition by New York-based artists Paul Rice
and Jon Wise. Show features 30 paintings, monoprints, and paper cut
Celtic designs. Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5
p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To May 28.
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.
609-298-3742. A giant exhibition of small artworks featuring miniature
acrylic landscapes 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.
609-466-0817. 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.
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 drawings by
Susan Antin and oil pastel drawings by Helen Post. Gallery hours are
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 31.
609-333-9393. "Small Worlds," an exhibit of recent paintings by
Christine Lafuente. Lafuente describes herself of a "painterly
realist." Her still-life and figurative works look for beauty and
value in simple, common objects and moments in life that are easily
overlooked.Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To
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.
609-924-8777. "Multichrome/Monochrome," a shared show of ceramic
sculptures by Julie Fox and pastels by Carmela Verna. On view in the
WPA Gallery, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., show runs to May 25.
609-497-7330. A solo exhibition of 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. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30
p.m. To May 22.
609-683-4480. A student-curated show of works by Tony Gonzalez
featuring his long-running series of studies of the Jersey Shore. The
New York City artist teaches at Cooper Union. All profits from the
sale of work go directly to PHS art programs. Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To
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 9.
Ewing, 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
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.
Brunswick, 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.
Lawrenceville, 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
Drawings in the American Tradition," to June 17. "Great Impressions
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. "Italian Renaissance Drawings," to
June 17. 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.
Also on exhibit: "A Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to August 12.
"Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of China," an
exhibition of Chinese art, to November 4. On extended view in the
Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and Measure" etchings.
"The Light of Ancient Athens: A Photographic Journey by Felix Bonfils,
1868-1887," an historic series of 42 large-format photographs 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.
Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. Annual alumni exhibition features works
by M. Jay Goodkind ’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.
732-906-2566. "Sand and Surf," an exhibit of paintings inspired by
nature by Rachelle Karger. A professor of modern languages, Karger’s
work has been exhibited in New York and New Jersey. Presidential
Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July 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. 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.
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.
"Confrontations: Selections 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 September
Museum hours are 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 Sunday at 2 and 2:45 p.m.
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