Tag Archives: Arts Council of Princeton

Kafka-esque Puppets Perform at Arts Council

It’s a rainy winter day, and when Princeton Community TV Operations Manager Sharyn Alice Murray takes off her headphones she can hear the drip-drip-drip behind her. A black plastic waste bucket is catching water from a perpetual leak in the … 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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Arnold Roth: A Living Cartoon

“You never call, you never write,” says Arnold Roth when I introduce myself on the phone. Then he pardons himself for a hearing aid adjustment. “If I press this button, are we still in English?” Arnold Roth is not just … Continue reading

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Drawing the Line

Often, people wanting to disavow themselves of artistic ability say “I can’t draw a straight line,” as if drawing an unwavering line had anything to do with art. In fact it is in the squiggles where it starts to get … Continue reading

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There’s More Where This Came From

“No new work because I’ve been workin’ on the Side Project,” writes Debbie Reichard in an e-mail about her exhibit There’s More Where This Came From at Princeton Day School’s Anne Reid Gallery through March 8. “See attached.” I know … Continue reading

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Landscape Turns Inscape

From the mountains of China to Norway’s Lofoten Islands, from the sunsets of the American Southwest to gardens in France, England and Japan, Princeton artist Thomas George has immersed himself in the beauty and mystery of nature for more than … Continue reading

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Means of Containment

For years, book artist Miriam Schaer observed gloves on the streets of New York: lost or abandoned, left to the elements,  tattered; or, in some cases, expensive gloves, or gloves that may have belonged to children. Schaer wanted to bring … Continue reading

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Books – Get ’em While they Last!

As we go through the digital revolution, artists are reacting as print products disappear before our eyes. New York City’s New Museum is exhibiting The Last Newspaper, in which 27 artists “disassemble and re-contextualize elements of the newspaper… using methods … Continue reading

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Art for Healing

Designing hospitals as centers of healing is an art. Not only can a hospital provide a comforting environment for patients, but a well-designed medical center remembers to take care of the caregiver, who can convey a sense of wellbeing to … Continue reading

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Imagine the Possibilities

What could be more fun that spring break? If only I were a kid, I’d sign up right away for Spring Break: The Art of Japan at the Arts Council of Princeton, March 29 – April 2, for ages 5-12. … Continue reading

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