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Picturing Jersey City: Nineteenth-Century Views by August
Will spotlights the artist who
chronicled the changing landscape of his adopted hometown during the
second half of the 19th century.
Hayoon Jay Lee’s video Near and Far, 2022 explores
global politics and personal histories; movement and stasis; what is
known and what lies hidden beneath the surface.
Opening January 18
Surface Tension: Paintings and Sculpture from the
together paintings, sculpture, and assemblage—as well as one print on
rubber—to explore how artists have used surface as a space for
experimentation. Works are drawn from the American, European, and Dodge
Opening February 11
Komar & Melamid: A Lesson in History
is a retrospective of the two renowned Russian-American artists Vitaly
Komar and Alexander Melamid, who worked together as a duo from the late
1960s through 2004.
The Incoherents and Cabaret Culture in Paris, 1880-1900 spotlights young Parisian
artists, musicians, and writers who frequented the Chat Noir and other
cabarets, where they planned collaborative projects, entertaining
themselves and other patrons with improvised performances.
Alex Melamid and the Incoherents; Shadows, Puppets, and
Politics features a selection of works
from the Zimmerli’s collections, along with new works by Melamid that
salute the inventive and disruptive work of the late 19th-century
Opening March 3
The new children's book You Gotta Meet Mr. Pierce!, written
by Chiquita Mullins Lee and Carmella Van Vleet, tells the fascinating
story of Elijah Pierce (1892-1984), a barber who became one of the most
celebrated folk artists in the United States. The exhibition features
the book’s illustrations by Jennifer Mack-Watkins done in mokuhanga,
the traditional Japanese woodcut technique.
Roger Duvoisin, Now it's bundle-up time...,
illustration for It's Time Now!, published
1969. Gouache and graphite on illustration board. Gift of Louise Fatio
Duvoisin. Used by permission of the Literary Estate of Roger Duvoisin
in care of the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency, Inc. Photo Peter Jacobs.
August Will, Mill Road, Northeast of Church Street,
1862. Watercolor on buff wove paper. Jersey City Museum Collection,
gift of Jersey City Museum, museum purchase. Photo Peter Jacobs.
The Zimmerli's operations,
exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, the State
University of New Jersey, and income from the Avenir Foundation
Endowment, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment Fund, and the
Voorhees Family Endowment, among others. Additional support comes from
the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the donors, members, and
friends of the Zimmerli Art Museum.
Zimmerli Art Museum
Rutgers University 71 Hamilton Street | New Brunswick, NJ 08901 US