Monthly Archives: February 2013

Around the World in Books and a Box

In the 1950s, when Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451, the idea of desecrating a book was sacrilege. No dog earing the pages, we were taught; no scribbling. But books aren’t what they used to be. Artists paint over pages and … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Avant-Garde

Overheard at the Princeton University Art Museum: “It’s more conceptual than his usual stuff; there are no hanging things.” Robert Rauschenberg’s “Plank” is overpowering in size, and if you’re here in search of “hanging things” your eye may drift toward … Continue reading

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Divide Space, Add Color

On a day so cold it makes you forget global warming, Trudy Glucksberg’s Princeton home is toasty, from her warm greeting and the steaming coffee she serves to the fire in her hearth. She is surrounded by hand-built ceramic pots, … Continue reading

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Windows on the Dance of Life

Priscilla Snow Algava’s studio may be in the most enviable spot for an artist in Princeton. Her large glass windows look out on Witherspoon Street and the former Lahiere’s building, and from her perch she draws and paints the bustling … Continue reading

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