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In the Galleries
school grounds have become a showcase for seven big evocative wood,
stone, and bronze sculptures by Harry Gordon. Works by the
Lambertville-based artist are in public places around the United
States. Also featured, a large, climbable artwork in the lower school
609-497-7330. "Heart of the Matter: New Abstraction," an exhibition of
photographs by Ray Anderson, sculpture by Lee Tribe, and paintings by
Atanas Zgalevski, Natalia Zaloznaya, and Lucien Dulfan. To July 31.
Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and
Plainsboro, 609-799-6706. "May Bender," the East Brunswick artist’s
first retrospective show, covering the years 1945 to the present. A
lifetime painter, trained as the Art Students League, Bender has
produced more than 350 paintings, working in figurative, geometric,
and abstract expressionist genres. Show features oils on canvas and
works on paper. To August 14. 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
East, 609-452-7800. "Dual Perceptions," a show of paintings by Joy H.
Barth, to July 26. This solo exhibition includes Barth’s recent works
which combine painting, drawing, and printmaking. "Using the different
media, I hope to invent a language that is nature-based," says Barth.
"The art speaks of the indefinable, that illusive moment, the passage
of wind, or the cadence of rain."
"Funk-Tional Art," a mini-exhibit of African animal lamps by Cape Town
artists Michael Methven and Mwande Mthini. To July 31. Gallery hours
are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.
609-497-4192. Watercolors by Harriet J. Kaftanic. Part of proceeds
benefit the medical center. To September 16. The show can be seen in
the dining room from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. At the Merwick Unit,
paintings by Alice Warshaw, to September 7.
609-921-9292. "Only Human," a show of paintings, drawings, collage,
and sculpture based on the human figure featuring Judith Hoyt, David
Konigsberg, and Mary Stork. Summer gallery hours are Wednesday to
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 17.
"Bill, Hank & Al: Landscapes," an exhibition of paintings by William
Wolfe, architect, and Henry Arnold and Alan Goodheart, landscape
architects, professional colleagues who share a passion for painting.
To August 2.
"Vessels in Time: Summer Salon Show," an exhibition highlighting
icons, symbols, and architecture of antiquity as intepreted in
intaglio prints and handmade paper works by Margaret K. Johnson,
etchings by Jorg Schmeisser, and mixed-media paintings by Sally
Spofford. To August 17. Summer gallery hours are Wednesday to
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Website at www.wmgallery.com.
"Photographs from the Collection of Dr. M. Jay Goodkind ’49," a show
of 39 works of landscape and nature photography collected since 1964,
part of the collector’s promised bequest to the museum. The show
includes Ansel Adams’ "Aspens, New Mexico," 1958, the first work
acquired by Goodkind in 1964, which, together with eight additional
Adams photographs, set the tone of the collection. To September 5.
The Goodkind collection includes images by Edward Weston, Brett
Weston, Bruce Barnbaum, Paul Caponigro, William Clift, Robert Dawson,
Dianne Kornberg, and George Tice, among others. One area of
concentration is the sand dunes of Oceano and Death Valley,
California, with works by a number of different photographers.
Also "From Ritual Simplicity to Imperial Splendor: Chinese Ceramics
from the Collection of Nelson Chang ’74," to September 26; "Chinese
Painting and Calligraphy: In Memory of John B. Elliott," to September
30. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours of the collection are given every
Saturday at 2 p.m.
the Milberg Gallery, "Artifacts: The Biographical Object in the
Princeton University Library Collections," to September 15. Gallery
hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; noon to 5 p.m. on weekends.
732-521-0070. "Panoramas," an exhibition of landscapes and seascapes
by Dorothy Wells Bissell and Eileen Shahbender, is the inaugural show
at Forsgate’s new Highlands Gallery, open to the public during club
hours. Anita Benarde is the series curator. Show runs through Labor
Hightstown, 609-448-1474. An exhibition of rock concert photographs by
Joe Ryan featuring the Grateful Dead, Blondie’s reunion tour, and
more. Website: www.gratefuljoe.com. Through July 31.
Road, 609-921-3272. "Tour de France Exhibit" by watercolorists Ellen
Faber, Nancy Jorgenson, Beverly Nickel, and Gail Robertson. To July
31. Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
609-397-4588. "Mixin’ the Media," a two-person show of paintings by
Alan J. Klawans and collages by Stacie Speeer Scott. Both artists,
although long-time residents of the Bucks County region, represent a
contemporary art approach and use of materials. To August 1. Gallery
hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6
Klawans studied at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, and the
Philadelphia College of Art. His work has been exhibited at the
Whitney Museum of American Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He
has worked as an instructor at the Tyler School of Art and Moore
College of Art.
Speer’s pictures are made of both traditional and found
materials and take on forms appropriate to the materials. She studied
with Tom Bostell in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and teaches at the
Intstitute for Art at the Annenberg Center.
609-397-2226. Watercolor and mixed-media prints and handpainted
ceramics by Maria Madonna Davidoff, to July 31.
609-397-0804. A shared exhibition of wood engravings by Anne Steele
Marsh and watercolors by Charles R. Ross. To July 31.
609-397-4590. "Silver Prints," an exhibition of photographs by New
Jersey multi-media artist Victor Macarol, to September 30. "Like a
poet whose successful verse relies on descriptive imagery and creative
economy of words, Macarol composes his images with an exact
arrangement of chosen elements," says curator Cynthia Reed. Gallery
hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lambertville, 609-397-2300. Joan Miro, signed and authenticated color
lithographs, 1939 to 1972, by one of the 20th-century masters. To July
25. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
215-862-8242. A landscape painting show by four of Poland’s well-known
artists featuring Jerzy Gnatowski, Jansuz Olszewski, Stanislaw Jan
Lazorek, and Anna Olszewska. The recently opened gallery features
Delaware Valley artists in a variety of creative media including
painting, sculpture, photography, woodworking, blown glass, and
of Knowing: Six Points of Abstraction," an exhibition of
non-representational work by New Jersey artists including Jack Harris,
Susan Hockaday, Micheal Madigan, Pat Martin, Mary Ann Miller, and Ann
Starkey, curated by Micheal Madigan, runs through August 15. Gallery
hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4
609-989-3632. TAWA Invitational juried group show, selected by Brian
H. Peterson of the Michener Museum in Doylestown. Selected artists
are Hope Carter, Michael C. Lees, John MacCalus, Michelle Soslau, and
Idaherma Williams. To August 1.
TAWA, the Trenton Artists Workshop Association, is a 19-year-old
organization founded to promote the arts in the greater Trenton area.
Its events have included an exchange with Russia, the "Trenton Takes
24 Hours" photography exhibit and book, and "Eyes on Trenton."
Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to
4 p.m. Closed Mondays. TAWA website is at www.ilovelbi.com/tawa.
609-890-7777. An exhibition of cast bronze and iron sculpture by
Colleen O’Donnell. Artist’s reception is Saturday, July 24, from 5 to
7 p.m., for the show that runs to August 5. Gallery hours are Monday
to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
609-586-0616. Summer Exhibition featuring new additions outdoors by
Itzik Benshalom, Kenneth Capps, Chas Colburn, J. Seward Johnson Jr.,
Kevin Lyles, and Susanne Wibroe. In the Museum and Domestic Arts
Building, a group exhibition by 40 members of the Sculptors Guild. To
September 12. Free.
The 22-acre landscaped sculpture 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.
Public viewing hours are Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
609-292-6464. "New Jersey Arts Annual" featuring Emma Amos, Miriam
Beerman, Wendell Brooks, Marguerite Doernbach, Nancy Lee Kern, Barbara
Klein, Bill Leech, Mel Leipzig, Bob Mahon, George Segal, Debra Weier,
and others. Curators are Alison Weld and Margaret O’Reilly. To August
29. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday,
noon to 5 p.m.
Also "Apollo 11 Remembered," an exhibit of commemorative items, to
January 2; "Sunstruck!" an exhibit that explores the cultural myths,
music, literature, archaeological artifacts, and astronomy of Earth’s
nearest star, to March 12. On extended view: "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks
through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The Legendary Resin"; "The
Moon: Fact & Fiction."
609-989-7777. "The Boxing Pictures," digital prints by Howard
Siskowitz, to July 31. An established area artist, Siscowitz
specializes in capturing the movement and drama of the athlete. His
work has been shown at the Sam Dorsky Gallery in NYC and he was an
original member of the 41 Union Square New York Artists Open Studio
Group. Siskowitz’s commissioned paintings for NASA will be included in
the three year National Touring Exhibit, "The Artistry of Space," on
the Artrain that originates this summer in Washington, D.C.
Brunswick, 732-524-3698. "Joseph Csatari Retrospective," an exhibition
by the South River artist known as "heir to Norman Rockwell" runs to
August 5. The show includes portraits, watercolors, book cover art,
and commercial illustration. By appointment.
Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in America,"
an exhibition highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts,
sciences, humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America.
To January 31, 2000. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to
4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation.
732-257-4340. Contemporary sculpture by 110 artists in natural outdoor
installations. The outdoor venue remains open through October. Hours
are Friday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment.
Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-2222, extension 838. "Veiled Time:
Contemporary Artists and the Holocaust," curated by Judith Brodsky,
featuring works by Aharon Gluska, Melissa Gould, David Levinthal,
Zbigniew Libera, Diane Neumaier, Gabrielle Roassmer, Lubo Stacho, and
Murray Zimiles. To July 31.
Doylestown, 215-340-9800. "The Philadelphia Ten: A Women’s Artist
Group, 1917 to 1945." Show presents work by 30 Philadelphia-based
painters and sculptors to banded together with the sole purpose of
"showing just the work they wished to present, in the most dignified
and harmonious manner." To October 3.
Fern Coppedge and M. Elizabeth Price are among the Bucks County
artists represented. The show was organized by the Moore College of
Art and Design, curated by Page Talbott and Patricia Tanis Sydney.
Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday
& Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Also, "From Soup Cans to Nuts," an exhibition of prints by Andy
Warhol, on loan from the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. The artist, who
died in 1987, is best known for his flamboyant, multiple silkscreen
prints that explore icons of popular culture from the famous soup to
Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy. To September 5.
Museum hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday
evenings to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed
Mondays. $5 adults; students $1.50; children free.
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