Monthly Archives: August 2008

Buying the Brooklyn Bridge

Actually, I don’t have to buy it, because my father gave me the bridge when I was a little girl. He piled my friends and me into the car and we drove over the Brooklyn Bridge, back on the Manhattan … Continue reading

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Gehry: On Line

Gehry: On Line is not about the world-famous architect hanging out with his internet but about Frank Gehry drawing lines, and it’s the subject of an exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum, Oct 4 to Jan. 4. Caroline Harris, … Continue reading

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Making Their Marks

I used to think that drawing was preparatory to some larger accomplishment. In fact I used to use the word “sketch” to refer to anything done with pen or pencil. Of course drawing is very much its own thing, an … Continue reading

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Artful Living

Have you seen Artful Living with CJ yet? CJ Mugavero, who runs The Artful Deposit Gallery in Bordentown, interviews Brian Hill, Executive Director of the Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, in Episode 3 on her web-based program. She also interviews … Continue reading

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Valley of Art

From mid-fall to early spring, Peters Valley Craft Education Center, located in one of America’s most beautiful national parks, is home to a handful of artists honing their skills. During the summer, workshops and classes bring students from all over the … Continue reading

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Docents as Artists

To be a docent at the Princeton University Art Museum is something many art lovers in the Princeton area aspire to — and it’s not just because they get to eat lunch at Prospect House. These docents start out with … Continue reading

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Nature’s Curve

Woody Allen’s newest movie, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, is possibly his best in years. The lighting is moody, the cinematography evocative, and it is fun to see beauties such as Scarlett Johansson and Penelope Cruz mouth different sides of his neuroses. … Continue reading

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Art Show Today

One of the highlights of the bike ride along the D&R Canal towpath from Lambertville to Frenchtown is stopping in at Ty Hodanish’s studio at Prallsville Mill. There’s a sign on the towpath, “Art Show Today,” but in fact Mr. … Continue reading

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From Jeans to Sculpture

Remember Gloria Vanderbilt jeans from the 70s? Form fitting, they seemed to elevate the derriere, and one of the back pockets bore the signature of the heiress to the New York Vanderbilt family who made a fortune in the railroad … Continue reading

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October in Positano

Here’s your chance to spend a week in Positano, Italy, absorbing the beauty and ambience of the Mediterranean coast. Lambertville artists Gordon Haas and Colette Sexton will be leading two week-long workshops Oct. 4-10 and 11-17. Known for his impressionistic … Continue reading

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