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Alive at the End of Life: Photographs by Cathy Greenblat/Destiny: Photographs by Ernestine Ruben

March 18, 2009 @ 9:00 am - June 7, 2009 @ 4:30 pm

Gallery Hours: M-F 9am-4:30pm; Weekends by Appointment

Cathy Greenblat and Ernestine Ruben have been working on the visual imagery of life and death, one from a documentary perspective and the other metaphorically. Greenblat is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Rutgers University, Artist-in-Residence at the Hospital Network of Nice, and an Honorary Research Fellow at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK. Ruben, based in Princeton, NJ, is internationally known through exhibitions, publications and workshops. Her photographs are included in many major museums and private collections.

Exhibitions and events have been organized by the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, a program of the Institute for Women and Art (IWA) in partnership with the Rutgers University Libraries. The Institute for Women & Art (IWA) is a unit of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a center of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Public Partnerships in the Arts & Humanities. Co-sponsors include: Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, Department of Art History, the Institute for Research on Women, The Feminist Art Project, Global Initiatives, Women Artists Archives National Directory, and the Women’s and Gender Studies Department. These events are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.


The Institute for Women and Art welcomes all visitors with disabilities. Please contact the IWA for further details and information regarding accommodation of specific needs at: or 732-932-3726.


March 18, 2009 @ 9:00 am
June 7, 2009 @ 4:30 pm
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Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries
8 Chapel Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States


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