Tag Archives: Michael Graves

Michael Graves: Remembered and Imagined Landscapes

The tubes of paint are neatly splayed out on the desk. Jars are filled with brushes that have been lovingly cleaned. On an easel sits a pencil sketch, the beginning of a new work. When he sits here at the … Continue reading

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When the Masters Meet

Years ago, when his house was on the Princeton Area YWCA Rooms to View tour, I got my own private peek inside Michael Graves’ magnificent Mediterranean-style villa (one of the perks of being a journalist that compensates for the miniscule … Continue reading

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Rubber Soul

For four months I’ve been walking by the recycled tire sculptures of Chakaia Booker on the Michael Graves terrace at the Arts Council of Princeton, thinking ok, I need to find out more about this artist. Then, I spotted her … Continue reading

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Avenue of the Arts

The waters of the Jessup River flows into Indian Lake in the Adirondacks. “Jessup River,” as painted by artist Silvere Boureau, can be seen in the West Windsor Arts Council’s “Avenue of the Arts,” on view at MarketFair, 3535 U.S. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Teacher

An Arts Council of Princeton Faculty Spotlight exhibition featuring paintings by Cheryl Gross will openĀ  Oct. 1 with a receptionĀ  from 5 – 7 p.m. Cheryl Gross is a painter, illustrator, writer and filmmaker /Flash animator. Born and raised in … Continue reading

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Avenue of the Arts

Michael Graves is first and foremost an artist. Before he became a celebrity architect, he made numerous drawings and pen-and-ink washes of European architecture, many published in Michael Graves: Images of a Grand Tour (Princeton Architectural Press, 2005). Drawing is … Continue reading

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