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In the Galleries
engravings by Michelle M. Post. To October 8. Installed on the school
grounds, seven big wood, stone, and bronze sculptures by the
artist Harry Gordon. Open by appointment during school hours.
"Two Views of Truth," a two-man exhibition of photographs
by Ricardo Barros and sculpture by Vladimir Kanevsky. Gallery hours
are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the show that runs
to October 17.
Barros presents recent work from his "Sculptors Portfolio,"
a series of black-and-white photographs of noted American and European
sculptors. Barros strives to capture in the sculptors and their work
in original and often humorous ways, offering insights into the
of the artists. His subjects include Magdalena Abakanowicz, Marisol,
George Segal, and Vladimir Kanevsky.
Kanevsky will present his newest work in a series of ceramic
of the human figure. Kanevsky captures in his sculpture the curious
duality of the human spirit that is both vulnerable and invincible.
His work is both serious and humorous, elegant and earthy, recalling
the art of ancient civilizations.
"Water Works," an exhibition of watercolors by Gail
The show in the upper lobby is always open and runs through November
Bracegirdle graduated from Moore College of Art in textile design,
and worked in that field until switching to watercolor in 1992. With
subjects that include plants, flowers, and still-life, she has
a new technique of crinkling wet paper before painting on it. She
also creates quilt paintings by layering color, paper, and textures
in designs and sewing the quilt stitches into the painting.
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
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to
watercolors by the Russian-born illustrator Gennady Spirin from his
new picture book, "Jack and the Beanstalk, re-told by Princeton
author Ann Beneduce, and published by Philomel. Artist’s book signing
will be Saturday, October 23, for the show that continues through
November. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
and by appointment.
Pastels art show by Kathy Shumway-Tunney, to November 18. In the
Unit Library, landscapes and house portraits by Betty Hirschmann,
to December 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical center. Open 8
a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
"A Change of Seasons," an exhibition of recent work by
artists Joe McIntyre, Simon Palmer, and Gabriel Schmitz. Gallery hours
are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the show that runs
to October 16.
"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.
Far Eastern Perspective," a group show of lithographs by Susumu
Endo of Japan, woodblock prints by Yoshikatsu Tamekane of Japan, and
digital paintings by Cyprian Li of China. To October 16. Gallery hours
are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Website at
Susumu Endo has been called a conjurer and a magician. After years
of practicing manual photographic techniques, he began using a
system in the early 1980s. "My basic concept of design is `space
and space,’" he says. "I feel there are different levels of
consciousness that we can have of space, all coexisting. I feel a
strong image can give us entrance into the other, unseen world."
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
The permanent collection features a strong representation of Western
European paintings, old master prints, and original photographs.
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
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
at 2 p.m.
New works by TNCJ art faculty members, to September 29. Gallery hours
are Monday through Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and
Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.
609-620-6026. Annual faculty show featuring recent work by Brian
Jamie Greenfield, Allen Fitzpatrick, Andy Franz, and Leonid Siveriver.
Opening reception is Thursday, September 23, 7 p.m., for the show
that continues to October 6. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday,
9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday;
Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
West Windsor, 609-586-4800. "Energy Anatomy," an exhibition
of abstract paintings by Debra Weier, inspired by the vast outer
and the inner anatomy of molecules and organs. To September 24.
hours are Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Wednesday
from 6 to 8 p.m.
Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in
an exhibition highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts,
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 on view through October. Hours are Friday to Sunday,
noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "A Sense of Wonder: African Art from
the Faletti Family Collection." Show features 80 works, dating
from the 15th to early 20th century, presenting an overview of the
variety of style and sensibility in African art. To November 24.
hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
"A Sense of Wonder" pushes beyond traditional notions of
art as an exemplar of beauty and power and assesses it in terms of
such indigenous African virtues as ajabu, Swahili for
astonishing, marvelous;" kabande, Mende for "an
of mystery and wonder;" and ara, Yoruba for "startling,
perhaps uncanny, creativity."
Also on exhibit: "Sources of Japonism: Japanese Woodblock Prints
from the David and Ruth Eisenberg Collection"; and "Let’s
Go: On the Move with Children’s Book Illustration." Both shows
to November 24. @HEAD 14 = Art by the River
609-397-0275. "Jules and Adam Schaeffer," a father-son
monoprints by Jules Schaeffer and haiku by Adam Schaeffer. To
25. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday 1 to
5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Impressionist landscapes by Bernard Ungerleider, industrial cityscapes
by Marc Reed, and atmospheric landscapes by Paul Mordetsky. Gallery
hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To October
Still life and landscape paintings by Lisa Mahan, to October 15.
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 are "Bible,"
"Paris Opera," "Jerusalem Windows," and others. To
October 10. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5
One-person exhibition of painting and sculpture by Doylestown artist
Sandra Eliot continues to October 28. Educated at Penn State and the
Tyler School of Art, Eliot’s work has been exhibited in Paris, London,
Sydney, and Zurich. She also works as an art teacher and freelance
Watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle, to October 31.
by Artworks faculty including Bob Beck, Gail Bracegirdle, Katherine
Cogan, Caroline Gibson, Deborah Hockstein, Margaret K. Johnson,
Kay, Stephen Kennedy, Micheal Madigan, Barbara Osterman, Kathy
Michelle Soslau, Erica Stanga, and Alan Taback. Gallery hours are
Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. To
"Ten x Ten," a group show of women’s book arts organized by
the Printmaking Council of New Jersey. Also showing: The D&R Canal
and Trenton: A Visual History. Shows continue to October 24. Museum
hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to
"Self-Propelled," an exhibition of sculpture, functionals,
and prints by Christopher Marsland. Gallery hours are Monday to
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To September 30.
"Self-propelled" is about Marsland’s journey as an apprentice
at the Johnson Atelier over the past two years. Marsland says the
sculptures are reflective of the stone carving and metal casting
learned at the Atelier along with a continuing romance Marsland has
with the found object as a basis for the creation of new works.
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
to January 2; "Sunstruck!" an exhibit that explores the
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). To 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
manner." To October 3.
Fern Coppedge and M. Elizabeth Price are among the Bucks County
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
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.
"Cats," a group exhibition with works by artists inlcuding
Bill Giacalone, Hanneke DeNeve, Elizabeth Lombardi. Gallery is open
Tuesday through Sunday (call for hours) and by appointment. To
The gallery celebrates its fourth year and a new exhibition season
featuring 12 gallery co-op members presenting shows that change
Working with owner Eric Gibbons are curators and artists Beverly
and Lana Bernard-Toniolio.
Additional co-op members are Maura Carey, Sarah Bernotas, Richard
Gerster, Robert Sinkus, Mike Pacitti, Michael Bergman, Jane Lawrence,
Charlotte Jacks, Dorothy Amsden, Carmen Johnson, Joh Wilson, and Bob
Gherardi. Gallery hours are Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday
to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drive, Jamesburg, 732-521-0070. "Medley," an exhibition of
paintings, hand-made paper, and mixed media works by Anita Benarde.
To October 27. Free.
Road, 609-921-3272. A shared show of mixed-media assemblages by Leyla
Spencer and pastels and watercolors by Patrice Spovieri. 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.
Paintings by Betty Curtiss and ceramic sculpture by Melisande
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September
Betty Curtiss has been documenting the regional landscape in oil
from views of the Delaware to Hunterdon County roadsides to the Jersey
shore, for the past three years. Her paintings have been exhibited
in the Phillips Mill and Mercer County artists juried show, and her
painting "Chestnut Street, February Thaw" was featured in
the U.S. 1 1999 wall calendar.
Melisande D’Alessio has chosed clay as her medium for exploring her
interest in ritual, transformation, and femininity. Her ceramic
are hand built and fired in a process suited to the message she
for each piece. A cancer survivor, she graduated from Trenton State
College with a degree in fine arts and art therapy.
908-725-2110. "Reading Blake," a national group show,
by Paul Bonelli and Thomas Huck, of prints based on the art, poetry,
and philosophy of William Blake. Show features works evocative of
the visual style Blake used in his etchings as well as contemporary
interpretations. Media include engraving, etching, linocut,
silkscreen, letterpress, and woodcut. Gallery hours are Wednesday
through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To October
609-737-7592. "Environmental Studies, Computer Collages and Wooden
Ware" by J. Chester Farnsworth. Opening reception is Friday,
24, for the satirical show of mixed-media work that remains on display
through October 30.
"J. Chester Farnsworth is the altered ego of a professor at a
small Ivy League university that remains nameless," writes the
artist. "His career in the visual arts has developed from
that are best left unprinted. In deference to his wishes, we leave
them unprinted here. Farnsworth’s art falls into the general category
of Sub-realism, a term that the artist claims to have invented, which
is a branch of neo-post-modern art that exploits the absurd
of reality. But then what’s reality?"
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.
<D>New Jersey Film Festival. Presented by the
Film Co-Op, independent, classic, international, and experimental
films screened in New Brunswick. Films are $5 ($8 Sundays), begin
at 7 p.m.; Thursdays in Loree Hall, Room 024, Douglass College;
and Saturdays, Scott Hall, Room 123, Rutgers College Avenue campus;
Sundays at the State Theater, Livingston Avenue. Call 732-932-8482.
of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest," begins with a spectacular
shipwreck and ends with the soaring flight of Ariel, Thursday,
passionate force field between two lonely exiles, an African fugitive,
played by Thandie Newton, and an English composer, played by David
Thewlis, Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25.
tale of virtual reality, wrought with fetishistic sensuality,
and biological repulsion. On a double bill with I Stand Alone,
Gaspar Noe’s first feature that heads straight into the heart of urban
nihilism. Subtitles, Sunday, September 26.
controversial 1989 film details the perversely twisted relationships
between the four central characters whose lives revolve around love,
revenge, greed, and obsession, Thursday, September 30. The Blair
Witch Project, the no-budget hit horror film by Eduardo Sanchez
and Daniel Myrick about three filmmakers who hike into Maryland’s
Black Hills to make a documentary about a local legend and are never
heard of again, Friday through Sunday, October 1 to 3.
and Donald Cammell that is a time capsule of late 1960s decadence,
starring Mick Jagger as an ambisexual, washed-up rock performer,
October 7. Run Lola Run
hipster’s desperate race to secure 100,000 German marks in 20 minutes
to save her boyfriend’s life merges cinema, stop-motion effects,
and digital technology into a riveting mix. Subtitles, Friday through
Sunday, October 8 to 10.
1946 film about the significance of life portrays a British squadron
leader who survived jumping out of a burning bomber without a
during World War II but cannot get it out of his head that he should
have perished, Thursday, October 14.
a group of people who have just died and are asked to choose a single
memory of happiness in which they will live for eternity. A filmic
event. Subtitles, Friday, October 15; Saturday, October 16.
program of award-winners featuring works by Scott Calonico, Tony
Susan Ingraham, Randy Stewart, and Yvette Torrel. Free, Wednesday,
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