2014 5 May

Artist Founders of the Hunterdon Art Museum

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Explore the works of three artists and innovators—Anne and James Marsh, and Katherine Trubek—who were driving forces in converting a stone mill on the banks of the south branch of the Raritan River into what would become a center for contemporary art, craft and design.

Anne Steele Marsh (1901-1995) painted with oils and watercolors, and her bold strokes and vivid colors could depict stillness or […]

Darren McManus: Tangents

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Darren McManus’s work in Tangents spans a decade in the making and represents a paradox of sorts. In his paintings, color is used to create harmony and extreme contrast: Hard-edged forms share the same space as blurry, amorphous masses; and, natural imagery such as flowers and plant life coexist with technological or mechanized motifs. The surfaces of his paintings are super flat, but possess […]

Sky Pape: Traces of Places

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For Sky Pape, whose abstractions explore nature through unconventional uses of traditional drawing materials, water serves as a creative material and a muse. She works with handmade kozo paper and created the works in this exhibition with black Sumi ink and water in its various forms: Mist, ice, rain and snow — each of which makes a different kind of mark when combined with […]

Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic

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Thirty artists nationwide demonstrate the incredible visual possibilities of working with encaustic, the technique of using heated and melted pigmented beeswax to create art. The exhibition includes paintings, prints, collage and sculptural works that show how artists are taking this ancient process in new directions.

This exhibition offers an extraordinary range of expression and allows viewers to discover how luminosity plays a vital role for […]