Monthly Archives: January 2012

History of Rejection

You’re cutting up an avocado for salad, but first you have to remove that little oval sticker. How annoying — they’re also on bananas, and if you don’t catch them before rinsing a red pepper, you never get them off. … Continue reading

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Seeing the Light

Meg Brinster Michael has lived her life in Princeton, and her paintings and photography are steeped in an emotional reverence for her home town. Whether painting a still life of pears, a landscape with a white barn, or a photograph … Continue reading

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Elusive Moments

The paintings of Mavis Smith are about elusive moments — two strangers connecting on a street, for example — hinting at a narrative.  Mavis Smith: Hidden Realities will be on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum through May … Continue reading

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Essential Life

The scene is quintessential New Jersey: Criss-crossing ribbons of highway, graffiti-enhanced concrete pillars, coils of barbed wire atop a brick building in the distance, pizza boxes spilling out of metal barrels and bears roaming wild. Eating the pizza, in fact … Continue reading

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Old Cars, New Cars, Patterns and Pictures

Lee Friendlander, Self Portrait When a person whose accomplishments stem from the creative sphere achieves the status of revered artist, it’s fun to look back at the early work that may not have seen the light of day. Work that … Continue reading

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