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Studio Montclair’s "Privilege, Power, and Everyday Life"

As the world watched the rioters take over the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, the title of Studio Montclair’s latest exhibit became even more timely. Entitled, “Privilege, Power, and Everyday Life,” the exhibit runs from January 15 through February 19. Curated by Theda Sandiford, the exhibit features artwork that encourages dialogue about implicit bias and stereotypes.

The Outsider Art of Donald T. Dunphy

by Gary Wien - published 2020-12-31

“The Outsider Art of Donald T. Dunphy” was released in December 2020.  The Middletown based artist passed away in October 2019 at the age of 82.   He had never expressed an interest in artistic expression until his late 70s after his wife had passed away and he picked up the paints she once used.  What happened next was a lesson in how art can heal and people can grow.  It’s a book of artwork compiled by his son in the months that followed to let his father’s work and his story be known.

Blended Media, History, and More in "Federico Solmi: The Bacchanalian Ones"

by Shen Shellenberger, JerseyArts.com - published 2020-12-24

I took a slew of pictures when I visited the Rowan University Art Gallery recently to see “The Bacchanalian Ones.” I took close-ups. I took panoramic shots. I took pictures from several angles and perspectives. And I thought I had done a reasonably good job of capturing the spirit of the exhibition.

Art Against Racism - Memorial.Monument.Movement

by Jesse North & Dave Tavani, JerseyArts.com - published 2020-12-23

As protests and marches swept the country, calling for justice for the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other people of color, the organization Art Against Racism worked to capture the Black Lives Matter movement for the art world. What resulted is "Memorial.Monument.Movement," a virtual exhibition that captures dozens of videos and photos of murals, memorials, and images of protests.

Border Photographer Ada Trillo in Noyes Museum Exhibition

by Susan Wallner, JerseyArts.com - published 2020-12-10

Ada Trillo is a bilingual documentary photographer who grew up–literally–crossing the border. Born in El Paso, her family moved to Juárez when she was young, but she attended school in Texas. It meant an hours-long commute over the border every day. Trillo went on to become a painter, but Donald Trump’s hateful comments about Mexicans when he was first running for president caused her to make a radical shift. She had to show the people she knew.

Art and Healing at West Windsor Arts Center

by Shen Shellenberger, JerseyArts.com - published 2020-10-15

The press release for “Art and Healing” begins like this, “As we cautiously emerge from the quarantine of the past few months, the West Windsor Arts Center (WWAC) has created an exhibition that looks at art as a healing tool.”

Op Ed: Six ways to spark your intellect in Newark, NJ during a pandemic

by Jeremy Johnson, Executive Director at Newark Arts - published 2020-10-06

Newark is well-known as a city of history and culture. But the city is also a hotbed of public intellectual discourse, with an abundance of free lectures, panels and forums. This shouldn’t be surprising. After all, the 21-square mile city is a veritable college town, home to Rutgers University-Newark, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Seton Hall University School of Law, Essex County College and more. 

This Week In The Arts: 9/25/20

by Gary Wien - published 2020-09-25

Here's a look at five big stories in the arts this past week and links to the feature articles run at New Jersey Stage. This week includes news about the Metropolitan Opera, Showroom Cinemas, Bruce Springsteen, The Princeton Festival, and NJ Stage Magazine.

Letter From The Publisher: The Final Issue

After six months of publishing following the arts world shutting down, this is the last issue of our monthly magazine (in the current format).  The pandemic has finally wore us down.  We are taking our first break after more than six years of producing the magazine.  Our website will continue to publish arts news and features each day.

Art Against Racism

by Gary Wien - published 2020-09-22

Since the murder of George Floyd, artworks protesting police violence against Black lives have emerged all over the world. Art Against Racism: Memorial.Monument.Movement is a nationwide virtual exhibition created in response to this issue and will be presented on a groundbreaking video platform beginning October 3 at 5:00pm EST, just in time to get out the vote.

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