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Wilkinson, Battari, Bray Exhibit in Lambertville

Recent work by photographer Andrew Wilkinson and painters Joseph Bottari and Malcolm Bray will be featured at the Bray Gallery in Lambertville from December 8 through January 6. An opening reception will be held at the Gallery on December 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. T h e B r i t i s h - b o r n M r. Wilkinson’s Botanika series of close-up still life color images of flora and fauna “display a Rober t Mapplethorpe-like formalism which, in isolating his subjects, sweep away old associations and force the contemporary viewer to experience them in the pres“OLIVE TREES AND POPPIES”: The Bank of Princeton Community Art Gallery at its Lambertville ent, as they actually exist branch is currently featuring new work by Bill Jersey, as well as the opportunity to fulfill “one in nature,” said Mr. Bray. Mr. Bottari’s “fields of color simple wish” for a child in need. and fascination for dragging paint in wide swaths,” Mr. Bray noted that they “reference Gerhard Richter while creating a synthesis that centers on contemporary Fine Art Photography conceptual ideas.” Mr. Bottari hails from Brooklyn. Mr. Bray, who ar r ived in the U.S. from Britain in 1984, describes his own pieces as “large gestural works that call up the Abstract Expressionist action painters of the past while opening up the door to a post-modern abstraction and the possibility of subject.” The Bray Gallery is locatPoppies – Crayoned, Photograph by Rhoda Kassof-Issac Panda Boy, Photograph by David C. Wurtzel ed 202 North Union Street in Lambertville. Featured: Poplies on the Run by Rhoda Kassof-Issac ———

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Holiday Exhibition and Sale To Benefit Victims of Sandy

The Princeton Artists Alliance will present a Holiday Benefit Exhibit and Sale from Saturday, December 8 through Saturday December 22, at the Prallsville Mill, Route 29, in Stockton. A percentage of the art sales will go to the Red Cross fund for Sandy’s victims. Artists represented are sculptors Jim Perr y and Richard Sanders; and artists Margaret Johnson, Harry Naar, Marie Sturken, Joanne Augustine, Carol Hanson, Roger Cook, Hetty Baiz, Joy Barth, Anita Benarde, Jennifer Cadoff, Lucy Graves McVicker, Charles McVicker, Zenna Broomer, Madelaine Shellaby, and Barbara Watts. Gallery tours will be available on Saturday, December 8 at 1 p.m. with Mr. Naar, and on Saturday, December 15, at 1 p.m. with Mr. McVicker. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Gallery is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. ———

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Town Topics Newspaper  

Issue: December 5, 2012

Town Topics Newspaper  

Issue: December 5, 2012