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Into the Woods

For years, Harry Naar has been championing the work of other artists. In his gallery at Rider University’s Bart Leudeke Center, he has been showcasing artists for so long, he barely remembers the years – it’s been about 30. And … Continue reading

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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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Translating Nature

At last! Someone has finally found a use for knitting, that entanglement of yarn often used to create ill-fitting sweaters. Multimedia artist Joy Kreves uses knitting to create components for her wall-size installations — her fibrous masses look like a … Continue reading

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Smoke and Fire

This painting by Paul Rickert reminds me of driving to Newark Airport and seeing the oil refineries spewing gaseous chemicals into the sky. Although sinfully polluting and akin to the sinuses of our overly wasteful society, there is nevertheless an … Continue reading

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Forming the Figure

Rider University is hosting an exhibit of paintings by artists Charles Cajori and Barbara Grossman,  Cajori/Grossman: Forming the Figure, through Dec. 6 in the Rider University Art Gallery,  Rider campus at 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrence. There will be a Gallery … Continue reading

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