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Get Wired

Want to learn to make wire jewelry? Artist Ann Glaser will offer four classes in jewelry-making at her studio, Rewired Designs, 1624 Chestnut Ridge Road, Upper Black Eddy, Pa. (If you want to drool over her designs, like the one … Continue reading

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Please Touch the Art

Curator Tricia Fagan often tells visitors to the Gallery at Mercer County Community College not to touch the artwork, because oils from the hand can damage the artwork. Now, she’s throwing caution to the wind in the exhibit  As Seen … Continue reading

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Wyeth’s World

Andrew Wyeth, at 91 one of the most popular American artists of the 20th century, died early today in his sleep. Here’s a story I wrote about him three years ago, during a major retrospective of his work at the … Continue reading

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Making Pie with Grandma

When Ann Calandro was growing up on the 20th floor of a Manhattan high-rise, she’d spend vacations with her grandparents in Flemington. In this collage, on view at the Gallery at Chapin School through the end of January, she’s recreated … Continue reading

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Taming the Beast

Years ago, Bob Justin told me that one of the reasons he loved his wife was because she taught him how to live inside. I just loved that line, and by extension I would love to meet his wife. From … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice

Since winter has never been my favorite time of the year, I’ve always loved the fact that Lambertville and New Hope offer an annual Winter Festival. What better way to break out of the winter doldrums that to celebrate with … Continue reading

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Spirit World

Speaking of happiness, the paintings of Ellie Wyeth always make me happy. (At left: “Still Sleeping.”) Ms. Wyeth often includes her cute dogs in her happy paintings. Before the holidays, at the Arts Council of Princeton’s annual Sauce for the … Continue reading

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The Road to Happiness

We could all use a good dose of happiness these days, not only from the sour economy, world conflict and turmoil, rising unemployment… OK, I said I was going to talk about happiness, right? So yes, we could all use … Continue reading

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New Moon

It must be nice to be Jerry Cable. During the economic crisis we’re living through, with high unemployment and increasing numbers of homeless, hungry people, Jerry Cable still finds that peaceful moment. And paints it. So we can find that … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Have Friends, Oh

Friends, neighbors and a puppy who sits on your lap while you sip latte and eat pastry… it doesn’t get much better than that. And so artist Eileen Rafferty dreamed it up for the oil on canvas, at left, in … Continue reading

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