Tag Archives: abstract

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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Venice, Rome and Williamstown, Mass.

Can’t make it to Venice this summer? Then how about a trip to the Williams College Art Museum in Williamstown, Mass., where you can see this Maurice Prendergast painting of the floating city. Prendergast in Italy, on view July 18-Sept. … Continue reading

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Blue Moon

… you saw me standing alone… without a dream of my own. Or so the song goes. A blue moon is actually the second full moon in a month. They don’t occur very often, which is how the expression “once … Continue reading

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New York Cool

Pictured here is Kenneth Noland’s 1958 oil on canvas, “Spread,” which will be part of an exhibit, New York Cool, at the Bowdoin College Art Museum opening April 17 — regrettably, after I’ve returned to New Jersey. It will focus … Continue reading

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Impressing the Body + Recipe

A year and a half ago, when I was visiting her in her Princeton home to talk about the Princeton Artists Alliance project for Princeton’s sister city, Colmar, France, Hetty Baiz fascinated me when she mentioned that she uses her … Continue reading

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Which Side is Up?

Ever had the problem in handling abstract art, where you don’t know which side is the top? Tatiana L. Sougakova of Plainsboro decided to have fun with this idea, and created a series of artwork she’s playfully titled “flippables.” Her … Continue reading

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