Art in Town

Art On Campus

Art in the Workplace

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Other Museums

Other Galleries

To the North

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Art in Town

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street, 609-497-7330.

Summer group exhibition features Robert Asman, Magi Puig, Natalya

Zaloznaya, Alain Hermand, Valeriy Skrypka, Atanas Zgalevski, and Georges

Mazilu. To September 15. 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. Featuring whimsical sculpture by Bob Matranglo, and

paintings in oil by David Thurlow, Inga Steinberg, Marina Kalinovsky,

and Apo Totosyan. To November 8. 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.

Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4192.

Watercolors by Harriet J. Kaftanic. Part of proceeds benefit the medical

center. To September 16. Show is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855.

"Cityscapes: New York City in Princeton," an exhibition of

paintings by Brian Knauer, a former Triumph bartender who now works

out of his own studio and gallery in New York City. Through September.

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Art On Campus

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788. "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 permanent collection features a strong representation of Western

European paintings, old master prints, and original photographs. Collections

of Chinese, Pre-Columbian Mayan, and African art are considered among

the museum’s most impressive. Not housed in the museum but part of

the collection is the John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection of 20th-century

outdoor sculpture, with works by such modern masters as Henry Moore,

Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and George Segal located throughout

the campus.

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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Art in the Workplace

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New Brunswick,

732-524-3698. "The Woodcut Printmakers of Jiangsu Province, China,"

a show organized by the Printmaking Council of New Jersey comprising

work by 30 artists of Jiangsu, a southeastern province adjacent to

Shanghai. The art technique that remains basically unchanged since

originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, has prospered in the

region since the 16th century. To September 30.

Also, in the New Jersey Artist Series, "Constructions" by

Lawrence Heller, an exhibition of relief works in matteboard, paper,

plywood, and copper, inspired by his work as an architect. A consulting

architect with Rothe Johnson Fantacone, Heller’s constructions reflect

his interest in expanding the concept of three-dimensional modeling

with a complex play on materials and forms. To September 27.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Building 2, Lawrenceville,

609-895-7307. "Six Photographers," an exhibition of works

by Raymond Anderson, Ricardo Barros, Joan Roth, Naomi Savage, Harry

Tobey, and Martha Vaughn, curated by Gary Snyder of Snyder Fine Art,

New York. The works cover a spectrum of modern photography genres

from Barros’ black-and-white images of the American West to Savage’s

unique photo engravings and gold color laser prints and Vaughn’s Polaroid

transfers. Exhibit is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September

10.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Jules and Adam Schaeffer, a father-son exhibition:

monoprints by Jules Schaeffer and haiku by Adam Schaeffer. To September

25.

While serving in Japan during the Korean war, Jules Schaeffer boarded

with a traditional Japanese family before returning to study art at

the Philadelphia University of the Arts. His son, Adam, is an advertising

copywriter in New York, whose modern English haiku has been published

in several poetry journals.

Gallery hours are Monday and Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday,

10 to 6 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. After

Labor Day: Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; and

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

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. Marc Chagall, signed lithographs, etchings, and posters

from a large private collection. Included: "Bible," "Fables,"

"Paris Opera," "Jerusalem Windows," and others. To

September 12. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to

5 p.m.

Morningstar Carriage House Gallery, 7 North Main Street,

Lambertville, 609-397-3939. Photographs and cyanotypes by Diane Levell

continues to September 12. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday,

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Nagy Gallery, 20-B South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-8242.

The gallery features Delaware Valley artists in a variety of creative

media including painting, sculpture, photography, woodworking, blown

glass, and stained glass.

Tastebuds Cafe, 49 West Ferry Street, New Hope, 215-862-9722.

Watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle, to October 31.

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Art In Trenton

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

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. To September 17.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632.

"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. Closed Mondays.

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. 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.

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

609-292-6464. "The Modernists," a single-room exhibition of

gems from the permanent collection by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove,

Marsden Harley, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Helen Torr, and

others. 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."

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Other Museums

Burlington County Historical Society, 454 Lawrence Street,

Burlington, 609-386-4773. "Wildfowl Decoy Exhibit" by master

Burlington carver Jess Heisler (1891-1943), whose best work ranks

among the finest of the Delaware River school of carving, and works

by his friend and pupil John Marinkos (1915-1999) are on exhibit through

January 9. Hours are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday,

2 to 4 p.m.

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.

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 November 21.

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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Other Galleries

The Artful Deposit, 46 South Main Street, Allentown, 609-259-3234.

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.

The Artful Deposit, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

609-298-6970. New works from impressionist Robert Fodor and collages

by Hanneke DeNeve. Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday, 4 to

7 p.m.

Highlands Gallery, Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate

Drive, Jamesburg, 732-521-0070. "Medley," an exhibition of

paintings, hand-made paper, and mixed media works by Anita Benarde.

Show runs to October 27. Free.

Benarde is a highly respected painter of representational art and

creator of handmade papers. She is also a printmaker. Over her productive

career, Benarde has written, illustrated, and published several children’s

books and offered lectures to adult audiences on various aspects of

fine art and the creative process. She is an inveterate world traveler

and draws much of the imagery for her art from her travels abroad.

Benarde has widely exhibited in solo and group shows in New York City,

throughout New Jersey and Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Her art is part

of numerous private and corporate collections across the country.

Benarde’s art is also included in governmental collections in Sweden,

Bahrain, and the United States.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center,

West Windsor, 609-586-4800. "Energy Anatomy," an exhibition

of abstract paintings by Debra Weier, inspired by the vast outer universe

and the inner anatomy of molecules and organs. To September 24. Gallery

hours are Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings

from 6 to 8 p.m.

"I am compelled to paint by an intense inner need, a need that

drives me on a personal journey," says Weier. Her complex paintings

are abstract but include shapes reminiscent of recognizable objects.

"They invite viewers to put themselves into the paintings rather

than giving the viewer everything," she says. About her paintings

about the human body, Weier says, "I paint only the unseen —

the internal organs and the outer energy fields so I can reveal them,

their connections to each other and the outer world."

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. A shared show of mixed-media assemblages by Leyla

Spencer and pastels and watercolors by Patrice Spovieri. Show runs

to September 30. Community Open Art Exhibit continues to September

30. Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturdays

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction,

609-799-0462. "Playin’ in the Band," a concert photo exhibit

by Joe Ryan featuring the Grateful Dead and its final years with Jerry

Garcia, Blondie, and other road bands. To September 30.

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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. Indoors, "The Hub" and "Magnetic Connections,"

two lighthearted shows of painted hubcaps and automobile magnets,

co-sponsored by the Visual Arts League. The outdoor venue remains

open through October. Hours are Friday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.,

and by appointment.


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