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Jennifer Trask Featured at Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery

The remarkable work of American artist Jennifer Trask is currently being featured in Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016. On display are early and current works of Trask, including jewelry and large-scale sculptures made of unexpected materials such as bone, antique frame fragments, snake vertebrae, butterfly wings and more. The show runs thru Jan. 8, 2017 and includes the work of three other phenomenal artists.

You can  hear Jennifer talk about how her lifelong fascination with biology, archaeology, and anthropology informs her work, at an Artist Talk, Tues. Dec. 6th at the Renwick Gallery.

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Newark Museum Acquires Work by Kiff Slemmons

We are pleased to announce that Newark Museum has acquired a neckpiece by artist Kiff Slemmons. The work, titled Naccara was part of the Round-Surround series in which Slemmons explored the humble nature of the ubiquitous button.   “I wanted to take buttons out of the jars and give them new life, put them back on the body in another form.”

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Flashback to Misha Kahn’s Mall Girl

An interview with the artist

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Misha Kahn. Courtesy of Friedman Benda and Misha Kahn. Photography: Joseph Driste.

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Essay by Andrea DiNoto: Thomas Gentille. American Jeweler

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Thomas Gentille. American Jeweler by Andrea DiNoto

Vered Kaminski in Conversation with Ulysses Grant Dietz

The recent opening of Vered Kaminski’s new exhibition, Sand in a Bottle, featured a dynamic conversation between the artist and Ulysses Grant Dietz, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts, Newark Museum. The exhibition is on view until June 4th.

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Vered Kaminski in Conversation with Ulysses Grant Dietz

Esther Knobel in Conversation with Toni Greenbaum

View a compelling conversation with Israeli artist Esther Knobel and noted art historian, Toni Greenbaum. The conversation took place in conjunction with Knobel’s recent exhibition, Memory Vessels.

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Esther Knobel in Conversation with art historian Toni Greenbaum

New Exhibition: Sand in a Bottle / Vered Kaminski

Israeli artist Vered Kaminski’s new exhibition, Sand in a Bottle, opened on Saturday, June 4th and will be on view thru June 30th

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For more on the exhibition click here

Vered Kaminski in Conversation with Ulysses Grant Dietz

The opening of Vered Kaminski’s Sand in the bottle was highlighted by a very enjoyable conversation with the artist and Ulysses Grant Dietz, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts at the Newark Museum.

Vered Kaminski in Conversation with Ulysses Grant Dietz

Robert Baines in Conversation with Glenn Adamson

Watch the colorful conversation between Australian artist Robert Baines and Glenn Adamson, former director of The Museum of Arts and Design.

The 5-day exhibition, PERCEPTIONS, opened at the beautiful Heller Gallery in NYC on April 13th and then traveled to Gallery Loupe for an extended showing.

Robert Baines in Conversation with Glenn Adamson. Exhibition: Perception

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New Exhibition: Memory Vessels / Esther Knobel

Israeli artist Esther Knobel’s new exhibition opened on Saturday, May 7th and will be on view thru May 31st

For more on the exhibition click here

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