Posted inPerforming Arts

Arts and Culture Fund Awards $1 Million to Artists and Organizations 

The Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund announced April 28 the granting of $1 million to 88 local artists and arts organizations that the city says “expand the impact and inclusiveness of the arts in Jersey City, build community connections through art, and develop creative and economic opportunities for artists.”  Funded by a property tax […]

Posted inNarrate

The Earth Temple at SMUSH Gallery Rocks

The persuasive utility of lamentation is overrated. In America, we like to back winners. Cry too hard and people will assume that the milk is already spilled.   This has put environmentalist-artists in a bind. Anybody who cares about the fate of the earth has a lot to be sad about. But shows that lean too hard into desolation leave […]

Posted inVisual Arts

Art in the Home and Studio: Lambert, O’Leary, and Evening Star

Looking at an abundance of artworks: that’s what makes the Studio Tour fun.  But visiting artists’ houses during the Tour is almost as rewarding. Artists’ homes and studios often resemble the work the artists are doing, and a visit can feel like stepping into a painting.  Private galleries and home studios exist at an intersection between architecture […]