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In the Galleries
school grounds have become a showcase for seven big wood, stone, and
bronze sculptures by the Lambertville-based artist Harry Gordon. Also
featured, Gordon’s large, climbable artwork in the lower school playground.
"View Finders," a group show featuring photographs by Clem
Fiori, Rhoda Kassof-Isaac, William Vandever, and Selena Rose. The
upper lobby exhibit continues to September 7.
Rhoda Kassof-Isaac is a painter and psychoanalyst and a graduate of
the Pratt Institute. Clem Fiori is a photographer, environmentalist,
and writer who specializes in landscape photographs of the rural countryside,
and author of "The Vanishing New Jersey Landscape."
Bill Vandever, who also specializes in landscapes, has operated a
commercial photography studio in South River for over 20 years. Selena
Rose is a self-taught artist who has specialized in photographing
flowers since 1994.
Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
609-799-6706. "May Bender," the East Brunswick artist’s first
retrospective show, covering the years 1945 to the present. To August
14. Also, whimsical sculpture by Bob Matranglo, through November.
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.
Watercolors by Harriet J. Kaftanic. Part of proceeds benefit the medical
center. To September 16. At the Merwick Unit, paintings by Alice Warshaw,
to September 7. Both shows open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
"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.
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.
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. The brave Dr. Goodkind also presents
his own landscape photographs for scrutiny. To September 5.
Images by Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Bruce Barnbaum, Paul Caponigro,
William Clift, Robert Dawson, Dianne Kornberg, and George Tice, are
all part of the show. One area of interest is the sand dunes of Oceano
and Death Valley, California, with works by a number of artists on
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.
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.
Portraiture by watercolorist Elizabeth Lombardi and landscapes by
new gallery artist Carol Lehr. Gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday
(call for hours) and by appointment. To September 10.
609-298-6970. New works from impressionist Robert Fodor and collages
by Hanneke DeNeve. Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday, 4 to
"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 September
Road, 609-921-3272. Community Art Exhibit continues to September 30.
Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
908-725-2110. "Small Impressions 1999," a national exhibition
of small works juried by Alejandro Anreus of the Jersey City Museum.
In the Library Gallery, a solo exhibition by Philadelphia artist Michael
McCarthy." Both shows continue to July 30. Free. Website: http://community.nj.com/cc/pcnj.
Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday,
1 to 4 p.m.
"Diversity," an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Taylor
Oughton and Peter Petraglia, both of Bucks county. To Sunday, August
29. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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, 609-397-3939. "Broad Street to Bridge Street,"
a series of new drawings and sculpture by Susan Twardus inspired by
scenes observed during her daily Route 29 commute along the Delaware.
To August 22. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5
p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
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.
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, to August 15. Gallery hours are Monday through
Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.
Trenton, 609-394-4095. "Ennis Beley Photography Project,"
an exhibition of photography by young artists Troy Bridgewater, Maurice
Bridgewater, Joseph Cawley, Dashar Coons, Esau Coons, Gennara Crews,
Alyma Cross, Contelle Forte, Brandy Forte, Alex Johnson, Kionna Laldler,
Vincent Laldler, Christian Melendez, Ashley Mitchell, Cintella Spotwood,
Alisia Turner, and Jamar Turner. In the main lobby, to September 17.
The Ennis Beley project, a national program that teaches the art and
business of photography to teens and preteens, began in this area
in 1997, supported by Young Audiences and HomeFront. It is named in
memory of a South Central Los Angeles teen with a gift for photography
who was slain in a gang shooting a few days before his 15th birthday.
"TAWA Invitational III, a members’ juried group show, selected
by Brian H. Peterson of the Michener Museum in Doylestown. Selected
artists are Judy Fowler, Mary Person Hrbacek, Ruth Jourjine, Tomi
Urayama, and Nancy Zamboni. To September 12. Museum hours are Tuesday
to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Web site is at www.ilovelbi.com/tawa.
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."
"Zero Tolerance Area," an exhibition of cast bronze sculptures
of abandoned houses by Kate Graves. Opening reception is Sunday, August
15, for the show that runs to September 2. Gallery hours are Monday
to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"Zero Tolerance Areas" are designated by Trenton city ordinances
to discourage illegal activity in vacant structures. Graves’ castings
of mute structures reveal decay, yet echoes of architectural splendor
remain. Says Graves, a Trenton resident of four years, "Let these
sculptures document the wasteland, places used and discarded, and
remind us to pay attention and be vigilant about where we presently
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. Also featured, George Segal’s "Bread
Line," part of the F.D.R. Memorial commission in Washington, D.C.
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."
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.
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.
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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