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Relentless Melt On view through Sunday, November 6 Art on Hulfish
Now on view at Art on Hulfish, Time’s Relentless Melt presents
works that grapple with time as multifaceted—linear, cyclical,
disjointed, or compressed—and explore the tension between transience
and permanence, between recording and remembering. Works on view
include Katie Paterson’s visualizations of cosmological time, Andy
Goldsworthy’s performances with nature, and Dawoud Bey’s photographic
reflections on lives lost.
Members of the Art
Museum are warmly invited to a private viewing of the exhibition on
September 21. Drop in any time between 6:30 and 8:30
p.m. to enjoy a glass of wine and a bite to eat, and to view the
exhibition with curatorial associate Beth Gollnick. This event is open to
Museum members only. RSVPis required to attend. If you
are not yet a member, click here to register for your free
Artist Talk Mario Moore Thursday, September 22, 4:30 p.m. 100 Arthur
Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall or Stream it live
Join us for a talk
by artist Mario Moore to celebrate the installation of his painting The Great Reckoning,
now on view in the atrium of Robertson Hall, home of the Princeton
School of Public and International Affairs. The work depicts Moore’s
ancestor, a Black Union Army soldier who fought in the Civil War and invites us to consider the contested histories that link our pasts
and present. Join us in person or stream it live. Details here.
Rockman: Shipwrecks Opens Saturday, September 24
In Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks,
renowned eco-artist Rockman reimagines shipwreck narratives to focus
on the broad planetary forces behind them, including trade,
migration, colonization, and globalization. The artist’s vivid series
of large canvases and intimate watercolors points to how an
increasingly interconnected world has generated profound ecological
Join the artist and
exhibition curator Karl Kusserow for an open
house on Saturday,
September 24, from 1–4 p.m. Details here.
On Friday, September 30,
join Princeton scholars from the humanities and sciences as they
discuss their favorite works from the exhibition according to
their unique scholarly perspectives. Reception to follow. Details here.
Friends Annual Mary Pitcairn Keating Lecture Art Museums
on the Verge: Christopher Knight Thursday, September 29, 5:30 p.m. Friend
Center, Room 101
art critic for the Los
Angeles Times, will deliver this year’s annual Mary
Pitcairn Keating Lecture. Museums have always been under stress,
Knight argues—but never more than they are today. Knight, winner of
the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, offers a view of where museums are
now, why, and where they might be headed. Reception to follow.
Party with a Purpose Museum for
All Ball Saturday, October 29, 7 p.m. Atrium, Frick
This fall, the Art
Museum introduces a new event: the Museum for All Ball. Welcoming new
faces and new communities to the Museum, the Ball features an
informal evening of music, dancing, cocktails, and a strolling
supper. Sponsorships are available; individual ticket prices are $75.
Join us on Saturday,
October 29, beginning at 7 p.m. in the atrium of
Princeton’s Frick Chemistry Laboratory. Tickets and information here.
Bey, whose work is on view in Time’s
Relentless Melt, and who will join us for a live
1, creates striking portraits that reflect both
the individual and their larger community. In this publication, Bey
reflects on how he takes meaningful and beautiful portraits that both
capture the subject and speak to something more universal.
supports the Museum’s core mission to educate, challenge, and
inspire. Shop in person at 56 Nassau Street in downtown Princeton or
online at PrincetonMuseumStore.org. Members
receive a discount on every purchase; join today!
THURSDAYS! This event is part of the Museum’s
Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by
Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970. Additional support
for this program has been provided by the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for
the Arts, and the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation.
Art on Hulfish is made
possible by the leadership support of Annette Merle-Smith and by
Princeton University. Generous support is also provided by William S.
Fisher, Class of 1979, and Sakurako Fisher; J. Bryan King, Class of
1993; the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of
the National Endowment for the Arts; John Diekman, Class of 1965, and
Susan Diekman; Christopher E. Olofson, Class of 1992; Barbara and
Gerald Essig; Rachelle Belfer Malkin, Class of 1986, and Anthony E.
Malkin; the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation; Jim and Valerie McKinney;
Tom Tuttle, Class of 1988, and Mila Tuttle; Nancy A. Nasher, Class of
1976, and David J. Haemisegger, Class of 1976; H. Vincent Poor,
Graduate School Class of 1977; Gene Locks, Class of 1959, and Sueyun
Locks; and Palmer Square Management. Additional supporters include
the Humanities Council, the Lewis Center for the Arts, the Department
of English, the Center for Collaborative History, the Department of
African American Studies, the Gender + Sexuality Resource Center, the
Graduate School, and the Native American and Indigenous Studies
Initiative at Princeton (NAISIP).
Shipwrecks is organized by Guild Hall of East Hampton,
New York, and presented by the Princeton University Art Museum.
Art@Bainbridge is made
possible through the generous support of the Virginia and Bagley
Wright, Class of 1946, Program Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art;
the Kathleen C. Sherrerd Program Fund for American Art; Joshua R.
Slocum, Class of 1998, and Sara Slocum; Barbara and Gerald Essig; and
Rachelle Belfer Malkin, Class of 1986, and Anthony E. Malkin.
Additional support is provided by Sueyun and Gene Locks, Class of
1959; the Humanities Council; and The Native American and Indigenous
Studies Initiative at Princeton (NAISIP).
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