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In the Studio with Asha Ganpat

In the Studio is a video series highlighting the work of artists from our past, current and upcoming exhibitions. In this video, visual artist Asha Ganpat introduces herself, her practice and her involvement in our current exhibition The Good + The True. In addition, check out his music playlist In the Studio with Conceptual Visual Artist […]

In the Studio with David D. Oquendo

In the Studio is a video series highlighting the work of artists from our past, current and upcoming exhibitions. In this video, visual artist David D. Oquendo introduces himself, his practice and his involvement in our current exhibition The Good + The True. In addition, check out his music playlist In the Studio with Visual […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF JUly 12, 2021 Read Article: Required Reading This week, the funniest article of the year, online novels, reviewing a new museum building in Houston, hating on Cézanne, defining art, and more. Read more here Make Virtual Art Making: Marbled Air Dry Clay Earrings | DIY […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF May 11, 2021 Read Article: For Mother’s Day, a Healing Meditation on Mortality An emotional episode of “The Midnight Gospel” on Netflix helped our critic process her own fears about loneliness and loss. The series, which was created by Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell, is […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF April 4, 2021 Read Article: Feel Me?, an exhibition of new work by Khari Johnson-Ricks Johnson-Ricks’ new work explores fellowship, engaging acts of fiction and poetry to capture moments with kith and kin that feel loving. He asks himself what it means to make a […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 29, 2021 Read Article: The Ethiopian-born artist spoke to Artnet about what she does to creatively recharge. ‘It’s a Sensual Kind of Experience of the World’: Julie Mehretu on Why She’s Letting Intuition Guide Her Art Practice Now More Than EverOn a Zoom call […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 14, 2021 Read Article:Brush up on your history and get to know the women who have changed the art world forever. With the help of Kat Widing, junior specialist in the Post-War and Contemporary Department at Christie’s, BAZAAR.com journeys through history to select 20 female artists […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 7, 2021 Read Article: Neuroscientist Pierre Lemarquis explains how we need “medicine that’s a little artistic.” In an Astounding New Book, a Neuroscientist Reveals the Profound Real-World Benefits Art Has on Our Brains. What may seem intuitive, but is scientifically demonstrated in Art That […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 1, 2021 Read Article: Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery With New Historical Markers “These markers are an invitation for us to talk about the complicated legacies of namesakes and the complicated ways in which blood money from slavery is woven into old institutions like […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 22, 2021 Read A Young Man Resting on an Exercise Bike, Amityville, N.Y., 1988, courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, Stephen Daiter Gallery, and RenaBransten Gallery. Dawoud Bey Article: ‘An American Project’: For Decades, Dawoud Bey Has Chronicled Black Life Bey says his ability […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 15th, 2021 Read Article: Salamishah Tillet’s Love Letter To The Color Purple And The Black Women Who Came Before Us One of my fondest childhood memories is sitting in my grandmother’s living room, watching The Color Purple. Details like the year and my exact […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 8, 2021 Read Article: Why You Should Adopt the Mindset of an Emerging Artist No matter what stage you are in with your art career, you can benefit from adopting the mindset and practices of an emerging artist. “Emerging” and “established” are common art […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 1, 2021 Read Article: 16 Black Artists to Know Now These NYFA affiliated artists are making work that speaks to the depth and breadth of the Black experience.Working across disciplines and exploring, examining, and celebrating what it means to be Black in the world […]

Temporary Closure of the Paul Robeson Galleries

As part of a state-wide campaign to fight the Coronavirus, on Saturday, March 21st, Governor Murphy made an executive order instructing New Jersey resident to stay at home and non-essential businesses to close. To comply with Governor Murphy’s executive order, Paul Robeson Galleries is closed.

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Michelle Bui interviewed by the CBC

Michelle Bui spoke with CBC Arts about the presence of flowers in her practice. Her work, Happy Like Doris Day, 2018 (in the image, artwork to the right) is currently featured in Object Lessons, a group exhibition in the Box Gallery, Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark.

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Artist in Residence: German Pitre

Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark is pleased to announce that German Pitre is the next Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence is selected by a jury of art professionals. During their six-month tenure as Artist in Residence, a Newark artist works in a studio located in the former Hahne Department Store and participates […]

Artist in Residence: Genesis Tramaine

Announcing the New Paul Robeson Galleries Artist in Residence: Genesis Tramaine! Born in Brooklyn, NY, Genesis Tramaine is a highly motivated, self identified Black- Queer- Female- Bodied Urban Expressionist and Educator with passion in creative justice through the arts’ in urban communities and academic centers that encourage blended learning systems, liberal arts and social justice […]

Artist in Residence: Ceaphas Stubbs

Ceaphas Stubbs, “…Come Inside, Shut the Door…,” 2015, archival inkjet print, courtesy of the artist Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark is pleased to announce that Ceaphas Stubbs will be the next Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence is selected by a jury of art professionals. During their six-month tenure as Artist in Residence, […]

Artist in Residence: Kati Vilim

Paul Robeson Galleries is pleased to announce that Kati Vilim is the inaugural Artist in Residence at Express Newark. Kati Vilim holds Master of Fine Arts degrees from both the University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary, and Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey. She works across a range of media, including oil painting, printmaking, digital […]