Tuesday, September 5th – Friday, September 29th, 2017
Reception: Thursday, September 14th – 5pm to 9pm
Inspired by Kathe Kollwitz′s iconic etching from the Peasant War series, ″Outbreak from Bauernkrieg,″ this exhibition underscores the human condition. Taking queue from Kollwitz′s print, which depicts the effects of poverty, war and hunger on the working class, curators Emily Brostek and Claudia Preza bring together a group show of contemporary art works that dignify their subjects and depict triumph over oppressive socio-political conditions.
Ryan Roa - It's Complicated
Monday, October 16th – Friday, December 8th, 2017
Reception: Thursday, October 19 from 5pm - 9pm
Special Hours Seton Hall Weekend: Saturday, October 21 from 11am to 4pm
“It’s Complicated” highlights the most recent bodies of work by NJ native Ryan Roa, an accomplished artist with a well-documented history of national and international exhibitions. Roa uses accumulations of common materials such as masking tape, drywall and Plexiglass©, in a series of prescribed systems to arrive at a visual conclusion that is manifested in immersive and unexpected sculptural environments. Curated by Jeanne Brasile.
This exhibition has been made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.
Drywall Piece #01
drywall, 2x4, screws
54" x 48" x 52"
Margueritte Louppe and Maurice Brianchon: Mirrors of Midcentury French Culture
Monday, January 16th – Friday, March 9th, 2018
This exhibition explores the world of painters Margueritte Louppe and Maurice Brianchon, a married couple that were part of the rich fabric of the Parisian art and cultural scene in the early to mid-20th century. This exhibition highlights the couple’s art practices in contrast to one another, while providing insight in the wide network of artists and thinkers who circulated through Louppe and Brianchon’s lives. Curated by William Corwin and David Hirsch.