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Art on Toast Opening Reception
Nov 15, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMFree
~ SMUSH Gallery Presents ~
Art on Toast
a surreal collection from SMUSH Gallery
Join us for the Opening Reception for Art on Toast!
Friday, November 15, 6-9p
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JC Fridays Party December 6, 6-9p
On view November 15, 2019 – January 18, 2020
Gallery hours Thursdays5-8p & Saturdays 12-4p
*please see gallery calendar for holiday closures
Featuring artwork by Samid Ali, Francis Bacon, Jean-Michele Basquiat, Marta Blair, Fernando Botero, Sandro Botticelli, Mary Cassatt, Paul Cezanne, Dan Crane, Cutpasteface, Giorgio de Chirico, Edgar Degas, Charles Demuth, Fred Fleisher, Philip Hardy, Jacob Lawrence, Rene Magritte, Edouard Manet, Kerry James Marshall, Piet Mondrian, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Georgia O’Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso, Natalie Preston, Primcess, Buttered Roll, Bill Rood, Linda Ryan, Cindy Sherman, Kayla Smith, Brad Terhune, Wayne Thiebaud, Lana Thymianidis, Cy Twombly, Kees van Dongen, Vincen Van Gogh, Emily Walek, Kara Walker, and Janina Williams on toast.
About the show:
Art on Toast is a surreal collection from SMUSH Gallery featuring canonical works of art superimposed on toast alongside local and contemporary visual art, also served on toast. This playful body of work provokes questions of how art is served, consumed, and digested; what forces domesticate and democratize art; and how, why, and if artists and presenters can use humor as a bridge to new audiences. Forty-one artists are represented across fifty-six pieces (of toast), sixteen of whom are local or regional artists. Concept and curation by Katelyn Halpern with assistance from Zhnai Davis.
Getting to SMUSH Gallery (340 Summit Ave, Jersey City)
Take the PATH to Journal Square, walk 10 min
(exit JSQ toward Sip Ave, walk east on Sip to Summit, walk 4 1/2 blocks south on Summit Ave)