Posts By alyssa greenberg

Dana Hargrove, (Scottish, b. 1975; active in the United States), The Multis, 2014, Ink and gesso on cardboard, Dimensions variable, Courtesy of the artist and Bridgette Mayer Gallery.

News post – new show at @graverslanegallery, SVA Open Studios, Lee Bontecou, Pat Steir + more @rollinscollege, opportunities and more!

News Here’s a peek at Gravers Lane’s first show in their new space!  Featuring the works of Rick Beck, Anne Currier, Daryls Ewoldt, James McNabb, Paula Winokur, Robert Winokur and Joël Urruty, it’s a beautiful welcome into the new home. The show runs April 15-May 30, 2015. On April 27, Slought is hosting “Ghost stories,” a film screening and conversation. Taking on the politics of urban renewal, the program features Keg de Souza’s documentary film “If There’s Something Strange In Your Neighborhood…” and a conversation between de Souza in dialogue with Rahul Mukherjee of Penn Cinema Studies. The entire event runs from 6:30-8pm, and is well worth checking out. For those eager ... More » »

Shanyn Fiske at Street Road. Photo courtesy of the gallery.

News post – New Boon(e) Crit Night, Barbara DeGenevieve @voxpopuliglry, Paul Chan @slought_org, opportunities and more!

News On Saturday, April 18 at 8 pm AUX Performance Space is putting on two performative lectures and a screening of the work of Barbara DeGenevieve. Barbara De Genevieve: To Be Alive is to Move from the Known to the Unknown (1947-2014), an evening of dedications, includes “Mentor to Mentee – Legacy” a lecture on the importance of mentorship and its lasting influence on DeGenevieve; and a performative lecture by Lisa Wainwright and Alan Labb (both of School of the Art Institute of Chicago) entitled “Barbara DeGenevieve and the pornographic sublime–a tribute {or “50 shades of fuck”}.” Exploring DeGenevieve’s writings ... More » »

"Good Natured Gentlemen" - 64 Colors. Photo courtesy of Arch Enemy Arts.

News post – Clint Jukkala made Dean @PAFA, Alice Neel in Belgium, @NMAJH to host Avedon retrospective, opportunities and more!

News A change of pace today – check out some picks from our St. Claire guest editors below! Arch Enemy got a nice shout out from compadres at Hi-Fructose Magazine, who gave a sneak peek of Imaginary Menagerie: the Arch Enemy Arts Guide to Cryptozoology Vol. 1, in which 22 artists portray a different magical and mythical beast. via Hidden City -  Calling lovers of the iconic 1960 Visitor’s Center at LOVE Park: Although included in plans for the new LOVE Park, the Visitor’s Center, aka the “Saucer” faces an uncertain future in the redesign. However, Hidden City implores you: “Imagine ... More » »

Lynda Benglis' installation, soon to be seen at Storm King. Photo courtesy of Locks Gallery.

News post – Sara Reisman curates @PrattInstitute MFA show, Lynda Benglis @StormKingArtCtr, new space in Old City, opportunities and more!

News Sara Reisman, who’s previously curated all over the world including at the Institute of Contemporary Art, is unveiling a show at The Boiler. Presenting the work of second-year MFA candidates from the Pratt Institute, Signs of Life: in and out of time and place runs April 10-24, 2015, with an opening Friday, April 10, 7-9 PM. via Lindsay Thompson - New gallery alert: there’s a new space in Old City, located at 138 N 3rd St. FRMD, which, you might guess, was once an old frame shop, is now being remodeled into a gallery/studio space for upcoming artists. They’re now preparing for ... More » »

New, unsettling work by Marsha Cottrell. Photo courtesy of the artist.

News post – @TylerArtSchool Arts Fest, #tallerpr gears up for #Carnaval, Canfield/Sakaguchi at #nancymargolis, opportunities & more!

News All week long, Temple is celebrating its Arts Fest, so the work of its students is going to be displayed, mounted and performed all over campus for folks to see. First up is The Hatchery, the Tyler Design Incubator created to promote entrepreneurship. Opening on Thursday, March 26, 11:30 am in the Tyler School of Art Lobby, actual student projects are going to be available for purchase. Check out the full Arts Fest schedule to see what’s coming up next. It may not seem like it after the latest wintry blast, but we are in fact due for some warmer weather and Taller Puertorriqueño has not forgotten ... More » »

Wearing hazmat suits in a concourse below Center City, artists Jerry Kaba (left) and Meghan O'Donnell, inspired by a concourse myth, play chess as part of a guerrilla-arts fest. CHRIS FASCENELLI.

News post – @bethheinly and Andrea make Philly.com, Franklin Furnace revamped @Pratt, AUTOMAT makes a new space, opportunities and more!

News Artblog team members in the news! Philly.com gave a couple of mentions in recent days to Andrea Kirsh for her permeable pavers, and Beth Heinly for her Open Call Guerrilla Outdoor Performance Festival (#OCGOPF). Congrats, both! KieranTimberlake has been announced by Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis as one of the three finalists for the design of Anabeth and John Weil Hall: Architecture Research Office (ARO). Along with Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, KieranTimberlake is giving a public presentation from March 23–24, 2015. The Sam Fox School is then announcing the architect for Weil Hall ... More » »

Work by Albert Paley. Photo courtesy of the artist.

News post – New @pafa cafe, @PhillyFilmSoc takes Prince Theater, @CuratorsINTL at Episcopal Academy, opportunities and more!

News Arcadia is rebooting their important Works on Paper juried show! The Survey of Purchase Prizes (1978 – 2009) is on view through March 15, featuring 24 works acquired for the school’s permanent collection through its juried “Works on Paper” series. Organized as part of the gallery’s spring celebration of its 30th anniversary at the Spruance Art Center, the show  includes work by Robert Asman, Bo Bartlett, Alysa Bennet, Joseph Danciger, Dominic Episcopo, Carl Fudge, Michael Garrity, Margaretta Gilboy, David Goerk, A.P. Gorny, Marilyn Holsing, James Johnson, Lois Johnson, Virgil Marti, Patricia Moss-Vreeland, Robert T. Pannell, W. Barret Pope, Richard wProctor, Jill A. Rupinski, Judith Schaechter, Anne Seidman, Janet Towbin, Carla ... More » »

Odili Donald Odita, Tomorrow World, 2013. Photo courtesy of the artist and Stevenson Gallery.

News post – @the_barnes unearths Cezanne sketches, @FleisherOllman @thearmoryshow, Jeffrey Stockbridge ‘grams from London, opportunities and more!

News It seems it was difficult, but not impossible, to slip anything by Albert C. Barnes. The Barnes Foundation has discovered two previously unknown sketches by Paul Cézanne that even its founder might have never been aware of, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The two works were found on the backs of two watercolors when the pieces were taken down for conservation a year ago. Totally unmentioned in any correspondence and not included in the master compendium of Cézanne’s works, are on the backs of two watercolors that are permanently hung in the foundation’s galleries on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Architectural League of ... More » »

Asian Art Initiative's vision for Chinatown North/Callowhill. Photo courtesy of the gallery.

News post – #asianartsinitiative pushing Pearl Street forward, Art-Reach welcomes John Orr, @mshandelman in Seattle, opportunities and more!

News   For Asian Arts Initiative, “activating the alley” is the goal of the year. Along with DesignPhiladelphia, AAI is working to create the Pearl Street Passage, a temporary, cutting-edge, outdoor exhibition on the 1100 block of Pearl Street. Designed to regenerate the spot while fostering relationships among a diverse range of people in the neighborhood, this means some germane opportunities for those of you eager to contribute creatively to the marquee event of the 2015 DesignPhiladelphia Festival (October 8-17). These opportunities are detailed further on!   Join Leeway Foundation and Bread & Roses Community Fund this Thursday, February 26 for the opening reception ... More » »

Jeremy Deller's print for "Love is Enough." Photo courtesy of the artist.

News post – Heather Ramsdale at @DCCA, @ICA Benefit ’15 advancing, @jeremydeller curates Warhol + Morris, opportunities and more!

News The concept of a “memory palace,” a type of visual mnemonic, goes back to the days of the Greeks and the Romans. Cedar Crest College’s new show Memory Palace, an exhibition of sculpture, painting, and video, showcases work by Jarrod Beck, Tiffany Calvert, and Barb Smith. As one might surmise from the show’s name, these three artists have been selected to address the failure of memory and its relationship with the physical world. Their examinations are supplemented by an artist reception on Thursday, February 19 from 6:15 – 7:45 p.m (refreshments served), and a discussion of the artists’ practices. All events are free and ... More » »

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