Art in Town

Art On Campus

Other Galleries

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Art in the Workplace

To the North

Other Museums

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Art in Town

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. The

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

playground.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

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

by appointment.

DeLann Gallery, Princeton Meadows Shopping Center,

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

p.m.

Gratella Gallery at Doral Forrestal, 100 College Road

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."

Kwela Crafts, 46 Main Street, Kingston, 609-279-2188.

"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.

Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street,

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.

Pringle International Art, 8 Chambers Street,

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.

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377.

"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.

Williams Gallery, 8 Chambers Street, 609-921-1142.

"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.

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Art On Campus

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788.

"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.

Princeton University, Firestone Library, 609-258-3184. In

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.

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Other Galleries

Highlands Gallery, Forsgate Country Club, Jamesburg,

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

Day.

Hightstown Memorial Library, Main Street and Route 33,

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.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

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.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

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

p.m.

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.

Bell’s Restaurant, 183 North Union, Lambertville,

609-397-2226. Watercolor and mixed-media prints and handpainted

ceramics by Maria Madonna Davidoff, to July 31.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0804. A shared exhibition of wood engravings by Anne Steele

Marsh and watercolors by Charles R. Ross. To July 31.

Goldsmiths Gallery, 26 North Union Street, Lambertville,

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.

Howard Mann Art Center, 45 North Main Street,

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.

Nagy Gallery, 20-B South Main Street, New Hope,

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

stained glass.

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Art In Trenton

Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. "Ways

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

p.m.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

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.

Extension Gallery, 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,

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.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

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.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

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."

Urban Word Cafe, 449 South Broad Street, Trenton,

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.

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Art in the Workplace

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New

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.

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To the North

Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset

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.

Quietude Garden Gallery, 24 Fern Road, East Brunswick,

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.

Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts, 33 Livingston

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.

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Other Museums

James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street,

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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