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The Glamorous Life: German Pitre

Sep 09, 2019 - Aug 30, 2020
Heavily textured painting in blacks and grays of a skull and crossbones

German Pitre, Detail of Disambiguation, 2018. Mixed media. Courtesy of the artist.  


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The Glamorous Life is a solo exhibition of recent works by German Pitre, the 2019 Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark 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 in the dynamic cultural community of Express Newark.

Of his practice, Pitre states that his “intention is to overwhelm the viewer. Various layers of material and ideas form tension as an individual interacts with the work. The experience may make the person uneasy as they try to find the words to best express what that they’re feeling.”

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Venue Information Opening Reception
  • Date: Sep 09, 2019 - Aug 30, 2020
  • Location:Paul Robeson Campus Center Gallery, Rutgers University - Newark
  • Curators:PRG