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Recent work by Clint Jukkala. Photo courtesy of the artist.

News   Dilworth Park opened this month to no small fanfare, and rightfully so. But there’s still more to come for the revamped space. Janet Echelman’s sculpture piece Pulse is coming in 2015. Designed to be embedded in the new plaza’s 11,600-square-foot fountain, Pulse traces the three subway routes underneath in real time, sending up four-foot-tall trails of mist, which glow at night when illuminated by multiple layers of colored light. Farewell to the dreary and foreboding Dilworth of old! Whitney Kimball, one of the ArtFCity writers who has covered the Philly art scene several times for ArtFCity including one ... More » »

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White Rabbit Red Rabbit — Nassim Soleimanpour’s dark allegory at the Fringe Festival

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[Alaina experiences a one-man show that crosses the fourth wall--and half the Earth--to reach Philadelphia audiences. -- the artblog editors] Philly theatergoers and writers never get bossed around more than during the weeks of the freewheeling Fringe Festival, when they’ll often purchase a ticket before the artists will disclose the venue, and ... More » »

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Bananazz

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Fringe Arts, Pig Iron, and PAFA unite for 99 Breakups

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[Donald takes a romantic romp through a performance piece showing that breakups aren't the end of the world. -- the artblog editors] Have you ever needed a fresh outlook on the dreaded “breakup”? The Pig Iron Theatre Company’s 99 Breakups (a world premiere) at PAFA’s Landmark Building allows its viewers to laugh ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Miley Cyrus makes a colorful visual art debut; two lists of must-see shows in Philly and NYC; artists whose work is a platform for activism can apply for a Rauschenberg Foundation grant. -- the artblog editors] Trite Yet Amusing: Miley Cyrus’s NYFW Art Debut via the ... More » »

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Special happening at Roth opening at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery last night

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[Roberta sees a surprise performance at a gallery opening last night. -- the artblog editors] The exhibit Roth opened last night at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery.  In addition to the group show — which celebrates the first Dieter Roth exhibit at the University of the Arts in 1966 and which is great — the new ... More » »

podcasts

Matthew Green at our interview, Jan. 20, 2014, at  CultureWorks.

Matthew Green on the lure of painting and the Meadowlands – on artblog radio

Matthew Green’s realist oil paintings depict the natural world punctuated by pieces of the built environment that intrude and insist on the ... More » »

Roberto Lugo and his wife, Ashley Lugo, during out interview last December at Crane Arts.

Roberto Lugo talks about family, humor and what fuels his ceramics – an artblog radio podcast

When we talked with Roberto Lugo last December he told us many provocative things, like how he grew up in a poor ... More » »