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Hudson County Community College Foundation Art Collection Marks Major Milestone

Recent acquisitions bring the number of works in the collection to more than 500.

Hudson County College Logo  JERSEY CITY, N.J. / August 7, 2013 — Although it was founded just seven years ago, the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Foundation Art Collection now includes more than 500 works of art. The Collection includes highly respected paintings, sculptures, photographs, limited edition prints and American craft pottery and ephemera from some of America’s and New Jersey’s finest artists.

The works, which have been acquired as a result of the generosity of many donors and the astute direction of the HCCC Foundation Fine Arts Acquisition Committee, are permanently installed throughout the public areas of the College’s buildings in Jersey City and Union City. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Foundation Art Collection Marks Major Milestone

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SILVERMAN AND MAJESTIC THEATRE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION present

MARGARET MURPHY : DOLLAR STORE DIVAS

Margaret Murphy www.riverviewobserver.netOpening Reception: Friday, March 1, 2013, 7–9 p.m.

The Majestic Theatre Condominiums 222 Montgomery Street Jersey City, NJ 07302 201.435.8000

Exhibition on view in the lobby from March 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013

SILVERMAN AND MAJESTIC THEATRE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION present “Margaret Murphy: Dollar Store Divas,” curated by Brendan Carroll. The exhibition presents a series of acrylic and watercolor paintings on paper. Murphy draws inspiration from her native Baltimore and her adopted hometown of Jersey City, with its diversity, blue-collar neighborhoods, and dollar stores.

For the last decade, Margaret Murphy has developed her own genre of portraiture: sentimental, pensive, abstract, and matter-of-fact. Murphy’s “sitters” are a collection of mass-produced figurines that she purchases in 99¢ stores. The collection includes girls, princesses, mothers, and whores, and the occasional family of bunny rabbits. Continue reading SILVERMAN AND MAJESTIC THEATRE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION present

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