Humans of the PUAM – A Friendly Visit

Hi there! My name is Connie. I am visiting the Princeton University Art Museum because my friend lives in New Jersey, and we love doing things like this together. I am a first-time visitor to the museum! I’ve made my way down here after spending about an hour upstairs. But I’m very glad I’ve come. Read more about Humans of the PUAM – A Friendly Visit[…]

Artist Feature – Alexis Rockman (Sydney Goldman ’21)

Alexis Rockman’s painting Aviary is a warning, an ominous admonition. Yet the painting gives a deceptively lighthearted first impression. We see an impressively sturdy tree serving as a home to a myriad of bird species, a charming scene set against a stunning, sunset red backdrop. With perches, feeders, and water sources seemingly built into the Read more about Artist Feature – Alexis Rockman (Sydney Goldman ’21)[…]

SAB Gala 2018 Performer Spotlight – Fuzzy Dice

Interview by Raya Ward with Fuzzy Dice Members: Lowell Hutchinson, Ben Bollinger, Jonathan Som. Raya: I haven’t seen Fuzzy Dice perform at the Princeton University Art Museum before, but I’ve been to a Fuzzy Dice show. How will your performance Thursday be the same or different? Ben: On Thursday, we’ll be playing Objection, 6in3 and No Read more about SAB Gala 2018 Performer Spotlight – Fuzzy Dice[…]

SAB Gala 2018 Performer Spotlight – Princeton Tigressions

Incredibly excited that the Princeton Tigressions will be performing at the 2018 SAB Gala: Wonders of the Wilderness! For this performer spotlight, SAB Secretary Anoushka Mariwala interviews her friend, Tigression Carina Lewandowski ‘21. Anoushka: We’re so excited to have the TGs back with us! What’s your favorite part about performing at the Art Museum? Carina: Read more about SAB Gala 2018 Performer Spotlight – Princeton Tigressions[…]

SAB Gala 2018 Performer Spotlight – Princeton Bhangra

We are so excited that Princeton University Bhangra will be performing at the 2018 SAB Gala: Wonders of the Wilderness! For this performer spotlight, SAB President Julia Cury interviews her friend, Princeton Bhangra Junior Captain Vayne Ong. Julia: Princeton Bhangra has performed at the Princeton University Art Museum before – Are you guys excited to Read more about SAB Gala 2018 Performer Spotlight – Princeton Bhangra[…]

Discovering Sao Paulo: Lina Bo Bardi’s MASP – Anoushka Mariwala ’21

This fall break, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Sao Paulo along with my professors and peers in ARC 205: Introductory Interdisciplinary Studio. This excursion was designed for us to observe and analyse how the city’s art and architecture has mimicked, reflected, and catalysed social, economic, and political attitudes across Sao Paulo and, by Read more about Discovering Sao Paulo: Lina Bo Bardi’s MASP – Anoushka Mariwala ’21[…]

Favorite Object at the Princeton University Art Museum – Julia Cury ’19

I’ve always been interested in both medieval art and 19th century art. When I first saw the work of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, recalling the dark ages yet strangely modern, mixed with hints of the Realism and Romanticism so crucial to the 19th century, I was transfixed. I’ve made pilgrimages to museums and exhibitions to see Read more about Favorite Object at the Princeton University Art Museum – Julia Cury ’19[…]

Artist Feature: Merritt Johnson – Cathleen Kong ’20

In 1990, President H.W. Bush declared November as National Native American Heritage Month. The intention of the commemorative month was to celebrate Native American community, culture, tradition, and way of life at the local and national level. While the celebration of the month has educated non-Native communities about Native American culture, a single month is Read more about Artist Feature: Merritt Johnson – Cathleen Kong ’20[…]

Charles White –– Black Art with A Universal Vision (Tiger Gao ’21)

Charles White –– a name that rarely rings a bell for today’s “Instagram generation” –– was the most famous and recognizable black artist in the U.S. at the time of his death in 1979. A deep believer of art’s power of really helping change people’s ways of interaction with their worlds, White created powerful images Read more about Charles White –– Black Art with A Universal Vision (Tiger Gao ’21)[…]

Humans of the PUAM – Visitors From Staten Island

Hi, our names are Ed and Elaine. We are coming from Staten Island. Are you a first-time visitor to the Museum? Have you been before? We’ve been to this beautiful museum maybe twenty years ago, when it was quite small. And we come near Princeton once or twice a year to visit relatives. Today, we Read more about Humans of the PUAM – Visitors From Staten Island[…]