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JC Fridays: Our Picks

2022 was not kind to Jersey City artists. It was defined by hesitancy, half-measures, and a doozy of a pandemic hangover. 2023, by contrast, is off to a roaring start. Our early-blooming shows have been glorious. If the first JC Fridays event of the year is often a survey of the scene and an indication […]

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Color and Influence at New Shows at Firmament Gallery and Hamilton Square

Serious artists hope that their work will be influential.  Few artists, however, would call themselves influencers.  In 2023, we’ve come to understand the term as a bit of a slight.  An influencer isn’t necessarily a creator. She’s a person who uses new media to compel her following to make a particular choice — a consumer choice.  […]