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Exquisite Corpse: Selections from the Paul Robeson Galleries 30th Anniversary Exhibition

Sep 04, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018

Jen Keshka, Tara Raye Russo, David Rios Ferreira,
Why don’t you just get married and get a subscription to Better Homes & Gardens already/ Torso in Super Saturated Light/ Legacy, 2009, collage, digital photograph transfer, colored pencil, gouache on paper. Courtesy of the artists.


  • Laura Cuevas, Greg Leshe, Usoon Woo
  • Jen Keshka, Tara Raye Russo, David Rios Ferreira
  • Nina Lola Bachhuber, King-Yan “Fina” Yeung, Rodriguez Calero
  • Nancy Cohen, Suzanne Kammin Baron, I-Ling Eleen Lin
  • James Horner, Shoshanna Weinberger, Jaanika Peerna
  • Roberto Osti, Suhee Wooh, Alina Poroshina
  • Agnes Debethune, Alaine Becker, Leah K. Tomaino
  • Raul Villareal, Laurinda Stockwell, Emanuele James Cacciatore
  • Jerry Gant, Jordan Eagles, Bonnie Gloris
  • Darren Mcmanus, Marisa Dipaola, Alison Weld
  • Caitlin Masley, Sean Patrick Gallagher, Robin Treadwell
  • Meridith Mcneal, Ana Garces Kiley, Emmy Mikelson
  • Caroline Anne Mcauliffe, China Marks, Sol Kjok
  • Molly Dilworth, Brian Oakes, Yvette Cohen
  • Copie, Narciso Montero, Mary Kate Maher, Courtnay Papy
  • Nakeya B, Hannah Joanne Mishin, Florencio Gelabert
  • Perry Angelora, Katherine D. Singh, Stephanie Rauschenbusch
  • Dan Gluibizzi, Jr., John Ros, Lauren Simkin Berke
  • Robert Carioscia, Deborah Zlotsky, Paul Di Zefalo


The Exquisite Corpse (Cadavre Exquis) was a favorite Surrealist game from the 1920s onwards. The game involves multiple participants contributing to a single drawing. Traditionally, participants create their section of the drawing and then cover it so the next person is ‘drawing blind.’ Once all participants have finished, the drawing is unfolded and revealed.

In 2010, we commissioned 92 artists of the region to produce 30 drawings, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Paul Robeson Galleries. In the spirit of Paul Robeson, we sought to promote free speech and creative expression, reflecting a multitude of voices through our exhibitions, programs, and publications. The anniversary exhibition manifested Paul Robeson Galleries’ mission of inclusivity, participation, and community outreach, and we are please to present a selection of the works.

Venue Information Opening Reception
  • Date: Sep 04, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018
  • Location:Paul Robeson Campus Center Gallery, Rutgers University - Newark
  • Curators:PRG