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In the Galleries
"In Darkness & Light: Reflections of Kenya," an exhibit of
recent paintings by Kevin Patrick Kelly. Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the show that continues to January
Kelly has been making art since childhood as a way to communicate
what is simultaneously commonplace and transcendent. He says he has
spent his time considering silence — "the space between what
is said and what is done — the movement of the world in relation
to creation. I have made art, as many do, from my sense of memory,
time, dream, chance, confusion, faith, and voice."
- Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street,
In the Merwick unit library: "Paintings of Fred and Jennie
to March 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical center. Open 8 a.m.
to 7 p.m. daily.
- Pringle International Art & Williams Gallery, 8 Chambers
Street, 609-921-9292. "Going Global: Contemporary fine art from
around the world spanning Princeton, New Jersey, to Reykjavik,
Princeton artists include Michael Berger, Jane Eccles, Richard Erdman,
and Robert Sakson; from farther afield, Tanya Kohn, Karolina
Salvatore Magazzini, and Mary Stork. To January 22.
- Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788.
Works on Paper," to January 16. The museum is open Tuesday through
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours of the
collection are every Saturday at 2 p.m.
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
- Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton
609-258-4790. "Dreamscapes," an exhibition of paintings
by WWS alumna Alexandra Isaievych. Combining her passion for art with
an interest in public policy and economics, Isaievych has worked on
economic assistance programs in Ukraine, an experience that has
her conviction that "art which provides inspiration for reclaiming
the dignity of the human spirit is as essential as good economic
To January 31. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays; weekends
from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,
609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Museum and Domestic Arts
Building, "Beverly Pepper," one-artist show. On the mezzanine,
a thematic photography show, "Focus on Sculpture." Shows
to April 16. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m., and by appointment.
New additions to the 22-acre landscaped sculpture park include works
by Michele Oka Doner, David Hostetler, J. Seward Johnson Jr.,
Leiro, John Martini, and Joseph Menna. The park is on the former state
fairgrounds site, with indoor exhibitions in the glass-walled, 10,000
square foot museum, and renovated Domestic Arts Building.
- New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,
609-292-6464. "Unseen Treasures: Imperial Russia and the New
an exhibit of historic treasures of the Russian empire. The dazzling
collection of 300 art objects and artifacts from Russian’s famed State
Historical Museum and State Archive is displayed in five historical
settings. Show remains on view through April 16, 2000. Admission $10
adults; $8.50 seniors and students; $6 children. Advance ticket
at 800-766-6048 or online at http://www.tickets.com. Exhibit
is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m.
The dazzling collection of over 300 art objects and artifacts from
Russia’s famed State Historical Museum and the State Archive are being
seen for the first time outside the Russian Museum since its recently
completed 10-year renovation.
The exhibition takes the visitor on a unique journey beginning with
the formation of the Russian American Company in 1799 and spanning
a period of 200 years and 6,000 miles. From the Imperial Court of
St. Petersburg through the Russian winter in Siberia to the New World
of Alaska and Northern California and back to Moscow for the
of Alexander II, the exhibit tells an adventurous story of heroism,
romance, and spiritual enlightenment through the experiences of real
people who shaped Russian-American relations in the 18th and 19th
Also "The Modernists," an exhibition of gems from the
collection by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Harley, Georgia
O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Helen Torr, and others, to January 23.
"The Regionalists and Precisionists," with works by Thomas
Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, Francis Picabia, and
George Ault, to January 30. On extended view: "Dinosaur Turnpike:
Treks through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The Legendary
Resin"; "The Moon: Fact & Fiction."
- Rhinehart-Fischer Gallery, 46 West Lafayette, Trenton,
609-695-0061. "Art from 19th Century to the Present," plus
antiques and interior design. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
- Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset
Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in
an exhibit highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts, sciences,
humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America. To January
31. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday,
1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation. Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation.
- Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, Mason Gross
School of the Arts Galleries, Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick,
ext. 838. Annual Fellowship Exhibition continues to February 11.
- Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "The Enduring Figure, 1890s to 1970s:
Sixteen Sculptures from the National Association of Women
Show continues to March 12 when the museum closes for renovation.
- DeLann Gallery, Princeton Meadows Shopping Center,
609-799-6706. "Portraits in Other Objects" by Eric Montoya,
an artist who exhibits in Los Angeles and New York. The show features
oil portraits whose forms are comprised of other narrative elements.
To February 12. Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 11
to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown,
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.
Other co-op members are Maura Carey, Sarah Bernotas, Richard Gerster,
Robert Sinkus, Mike Pacitti, Michael Bergman, Jane Lawrence, Charlotte
Jacks, Dorothy Amsden, Carmen Johnson, John Wilson, and Bob Gherardi.
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.
- Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,
A show of witty three-dimensional constructions by Ted Crane continues
through February. Crane is a member of the Class of 1945 at Princeton
University and a self-trained artist; he is publisher of the Begell
House. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday,
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Main Street Gallery, Montgomery Center, Route 206,
Featuring color and black-and-white photographs by Harry Rubel who
has been making photographs for 45 years. Also, works by area artists
Patrice Sprovieri, Wayne Mathisen, Annelies van Dommelen, and Susan
Setteducato. Also exhibiting Hsu Dan, Tom Chesar, Larry Chestnut,
Calvin Hart, Clem Fiori, Leslie Neumeyer, Leyla Spencer, Janet Landau,
Jacob Landau, Ellyn Gerberding, and Marge Levine. Hours are Monday
through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday to 9 p.m.; and Saturday,
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery
Road, 609-921-3272. "Out of the Blue," an exhibition of new
paintings by the physically challenged artists working with Artistic
Realization Technologies, the brainchild of artist Tim Lefens. Begun
with students of the Matheny School and Hospital, and now extended
to five New Jersey facilities, the artists use a laser pointer and
an able-bodied "tracker" to apply paint to canvas. The
writes Susan Abdulezer, are "canvases from students whose bodies
are frozen, but whose minds are volcanic." To February 26. Gallery
hours are Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- 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). To 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,
215-340-9800. "Let Children Be Children: Lewis Hine’s Crusade
Against Child Labor," an exhibition of historic photographs from
the early 20th century. Show runs to February 27. Website:
Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday &
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 adults; $1.50 students; children free.
Also on view, an exhibition of figurative outdoor sculpture by
artist Barry Johnston, to March 5; and "Recent Gifts: 19th and
20th-Century Photographs from Alexander Novak and Family," to
- ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,
609-397-0275. "Heart and Soul," a doll exhibit by Brook
Beaty and paintings by Cory S. Dale. To January 15. 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.
- Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,
The annual "Small Works Show," a mixed bag of affordable,
collectible art by 17 area artists. Show runs to Saturday, January
22, when the gallery celebrates the new millennium with a party and
2,000 seconds of discounts on small works. Gallery hours are Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Bell’s Union Street Restaurant, 183 North Union,
609-397-2226. Pastel landscapes by Julia Akers Gribbin, to January
- Howard Mann Art Center, 45 North Main Street,
609-397-2300. A show of Charles Fazzino’s whimsical, three-dimensional
paper constructions on big subjects that include New York,
sports, and the law. To February 28. Open Wednesday through Sunday,
noon to 5 p.m.
- Riverbank Arts, 19 Bridge Street, Stockton, 609-397-9330.
Recent work by James Feehan is featured at the gallery that represents
100 area artists. Gallery hours Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m.;
Thursday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. To February 15.
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