Tag Archives: Princeton University Art Museum

Old Cars, New Cars, Patterns and Pictures

Lee Friendlander, Self Portrait When a person whose accomplishments stem from the creative sphere achieves the status of revered artist, it’s fun to look back at the early work that may not have seen the light of day. Work that … Continue reading

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Master of Merz

Try this at home: Go out for a walk, gather up a few objects of detritus – say, a discarded key, unidentifiable metal disks, feathers, a paint can lid – and bring them home to combine with scraps of old … Continue reading

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On the Big Screen

One of the great surprises of the end of the summer on the Princeton University campus — and a great treat for returning students and faculty — is the large-screen projection of Doug Aiken’s Migration in front of the Art … Continue reading

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Modern and Contemporary

Princeton University Art Museum has made a major commitment to modern and contemporary art by appointing Kelly Baum the first Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Previously assistant curator of contemporary art at the Blanton Museum of Art at … Continue reading

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Back to Black

Yesterday, I went to see Starburst, the blockbuster exhibit on color photography from the 1970s at the Princeton University Art Museum. (Stay tuned for my story on this.)  I am reading the catalog foreword by Aaron Betsky, director of the … Continue reading

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Open Laboratory

Last week, while visiting the Princeton University Art Museum to write about the Pictures of Pictures exhibit curated by Joel Smith, I ran into Lucy Graves McVicker. (Read more about her here.) Not only is she an extraordinary artist, but … Continue reading

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Circle in his Psyche

The Gallery at the Princeton Area Community Foundation in Lawrenceville will present an exhibition and sale of the work of Princeton artist Thomas George, on view through Dec. 31. It will be the first opportunity for the public to view … Continue reading

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