Plans for Pompidou Jersey City remain sketchy following meetings last Friday involving the museum’s administrators, politicians, and local arts groups.
Jersey City mixed-media artist Macauley Norman, who has exhibited his work at Deep Space before, peppers his paintings and sculptures with cartoon characters, imagery from video games, logos, and a few sketches suggestive of PornHub screenshots.
If you’re going to the Fair this weekend — and you really should be — there are a few booths that I wouldn’t want you to miss.
The third edition of Art Fair 14C feels like a post-lockdown rebirth: the successful realization of a particular vision of Jersey arts that’s broad, ambitious and emotionally provocative, and, above all, very elaborately networked.
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has announced the indictment of two men in connection with a tax evasion scheme at Moishe’s Moving Systems. One of the men, Eugene Lemay, was both the president of Moishe’s and the executive director of Mana Contemporary.
Her prickly, unsettling work has sent a cold shiver through recent group shows in the Garden State over the past eighteen months, including the inaugural Art150 event and the 2021 Members Exhibition at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton.
Through the dim light I caught the eye of another woman in the room and we looked at each other as though to say, ”Is this entertaining?”
This solo exhibition of new paintings on canvas and works on paper by Rebecca N. Johnson, on view at Deep Space Gallery (77 Cornelison Ave.) through October 31, feels like a gentler response to our ferocious anxieties.
A list of exemplary pieces from an event as large and multifaceted as JCAST is going to be highly subjective. Nevertheless, these are eleven works that made an immediate impression on me — and if you saw them, I’ll bet they made an impression on you, too.
The Jersey City Art and Studio Tour, better known as JCAST, will kick off its 31st year tonight, Sept. 30, with an opening reception, dance performances, and other events at Nimbus Arts Center (329 Warren St.) starting at 6 p.m.