Tag Archives: New Jersey State Museum

Mayumi Sarai’s ‘Ring Cycle’

When an artist works in more than one medium, patterns and themes translate from one to another. For Mayumi Sarai, whose work is on view at the New Jersey State Museum through August 6, the common element in both her … Continue reading

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Essential Life

The scene is quintessential New Jersey: Criss-crossing ribbons of highway, graffiti-enhanced concrete pillars, coils of barbed wire atop a brick building in the distance, pizza boxes spilling out of metal barrels and bears roaming wild. Eating the pizza, in fact … Continue reading

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Like Eggs from Heaven Above

Toshiko Takaezu perfected the art of the closed form. At 87, she is still doing her remarkable thing: making pots, and churning out apprentices every year. This is the time of the year when she offers a studio show and … Continue reading

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Suburban Realist

Renowned New Jersey artist and professor at Mercer County Community College for more than 40 years, Mel Leipzig will be honored during a special tribute by former student and photographer Mike Dill on April 29. The event will kick off … Continue reading

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