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Modern Art Prophets

I recently attended a lecture by Mercer County Community College Professor Mel Leipzig on two of the key members of Les Nabis, Edouard Vuillard and Pierre Bonnard. Les Nabis were post Impressionist avant-garde artists in Paris in the 1890s. The … Continue reading

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Drawing on Henry Moore

“[Drawing] is a deep, strong fundamental struggle to find oneself…” –Henry Moore When we think of Henry Moore, we think of his sculptures that reinvent the human body, undulating forms of women and children, often with holes or cavities. Of … Continue reading

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Utopia

“All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.” Toni Morrison New Jersey – home to the original diner, FM radio, the lithium battery, the zipper, the boardwalk, the phonograph … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

The Gallery at Chapin will feature the paintings of international artist Lisa Salamandra in an exhibit entitled “Daily Bread” Sept. 1 to Sept. 29, 2009 with a reception Sept. 16, 5 to 7 p.m. “Daily Bread” is a large series … Continue reading

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Tripping the Lights Fantastic

Inspired by the extremes on the streets of New York, photographer Joanna Tully has created composite digital images that reflect a world where values and basic human dignity are in question. Amidst the backdrop of the financial market collapse, a … Continue reading

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Ahead of Her Time

This photograph of James Joyce was made by Berenice Abbott, a relatively little known photographer from the early 20th century. If you’ve ever seen a 1930s-era black-and-white photograph of New York City’s Flatiron building, then you know Berenice Abbott. She … Continue reading

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