Art by Athena LaTocha, Wendy Red Star, Marianne Nicolson, Anita Fields, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith & Neal Ambrose-Smith, and more is on view through January 2022.
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Visions of Home, from Dream Memories to Trump Country
The disparity between what we expect from domesticity and what lurks beneath the surface generates a finely wrought tension that coils throughout this show.
Encountering “The Fulbright Triptych”
A rare sighting of an elusive painting.
A New Movie on Picasso’s Early Life Screens This Week
On Friday night, join the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey and the Film Society of Summit for a screening of Exhibition on Screen: Young Picasso.
Hand-Copying the Constitution and Other Responses to Trump
Oh, What a World! What a World! brings together a diverse range of artists’ reactions to the anxiety gripping the nation.
The Dazzling Sweep of the Hunter Color School
Radiant Energy is the first exhibition to feature paintings by Gabriele Evertz, Robert Swain, and Sanford Wurmfeld, key members of this influential group.
The Work of Hands: Rachel Beach’s ‘Touchstone’
By foregrounding the schism between form and content, Rachel Beach is demonstrating the agitated unity of her handmade domain.
From Flint with Love, Art of the African Diaspora
Unlike many notable private art collections that serve the public good only after they have been donated to a museum (or turned into museums of their own), the Mott-Warsh Collection was conceived to fulfill a larger social purpose.
Vanishing Virtuosity: Seven Artists, Seven Drawings
SUMMIT, NJ — Extended technique is a term normally applied to musical performance, but Migratory Marks, a show of seven wall works by seven artists, offers a thoughtful accounting of where extended techniques have pushed the boundary of what can be called a drawing, if there is in fact such a boundary at all.
Scraps and Squares: Cordy Ryman’s Subversive Formalism
What’s the difference between the lackadaisical and the slapdash? Apparently, a great deal.
Although he is employing the same strategies and materials that he used in his 2010 solo exhibition at DCKT Contemporary on the Lower East Side, I found the just-opened Cordy Ryman: Shuffle / Scrap / Echo at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to be a far more convincing excursion.