In the first installment of a two part series, critic Tris McCall looks back at Jersey arts, the PAD, 14C, the Arts Trust Fund and the Pompidou.
Further Adventures At MANA Contemporary
“A Message From The Underground” at Mana Contemporary is a chorus of protest from deeply unsettled voices — eighteen artists who are making their feelings of marginalization and dispossession manifest.
“Alive Is a Matter of Opinion,” at SMUSH Gallery
Christian Gallo’s work feels superficially confrontational. The closer you get to it, the gentler his vision of urban space becomes.
A Walk Through The Last Jersey City Friday Of 2021
Tonight’s art shows are a further amplification of the related themes that have preoccupied local artists all year.
It’s Time to Stop “Formula Shaming”
Doula and educator Jayne Freeman calls for an end to formula shaming while acknowledging the pros and cons of formula feeding and breastfeeding.
New Moms: Top Ten Things I Wish I’d Known
In honor of Mother’s Day, I asked local moms what they wish they could have told themselves as new parents with the luxury of experience, confidence and wisdom behind them.
Pregnancy and Parenting in the Time of COVID
In Jersey City, parents are accustomed to utilizing our beautiful parks, playgrounds, interactive music and yoga classes; we have it all here, but much of that is on hold for the moment.
Art Review: “One Year After,” a Retrospective of Hamlet Manzueta’s Work
“One Year After,” a retrospective exhibition that will be on view at the Art House Gallery through the end of March, places those simpler works in the company of others that aren’t quite so guileless and establishes Manzueta as a painter of considerable breadth and talent — more than just our homegrown answer to Daniel Johnston.
Art Review: Cosmic Love
Nothing about this uncommonly welcoming group exhibition feels rigid or cold: These seven artists might have their minds on the distant skies, but their collective version of space is nothing like a void.