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In the Galleries
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.
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
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.
"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.
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
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 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.
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.
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
609-397-0275. "Jules and Adam Schaeffer, a father-son exhibition:
monoprints by Jules Schaeffer and haiku by Adam Schaeffer. To September
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.
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.
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
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.
The gallery features Delaware Valley artists in a variety of creative
media including painting, sculpture, photography, woodworking, blown
glass, and stained glass.
Watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle, to October 31.
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.
"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.
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. "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."
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
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. 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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