When Daniel de Jesús performs he looks just like a painting of the Virgin Mary or a statue of a saint come to life. He wears a blue silk robe and his blue and purple eye make-up runs down his cheeks like tears. His voice resounds in unison with the cello between his knees; a drum machine may keep time or offer up haunting sounds.Read More
Most rooms in The Colored Girls Museum are dedicated to women of color; their names are framed in the doorways. This is a museum of Herstory told through art, through shout outs to accomplished and heroic women, and through everyday stories about ordinary and extraordinary lives.Read More
Krimes seems to humanize art theory by putting it through a process of deep reading, personal reflection, and even letting the words suggest alternative readings. His current body of work, on view at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, is the result of this approach, his intuitive pathfinding, and chance.Read More
Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit is a large show of varied works by artists who are most often behind the scenes promoting, administering, manufacturing, and educating in support of the renowned artist-in-residence program or other contemporary exhibitions held at the museum.Read More
The categories formed around the curators’ ideas about primary themes in Israel and Israeli art: history, geography, people, interventions, and diversity.Read More
For many middle-upper class people who experienced (or have relatives who experienced) the booming financial glory and suburban development of post-WWII USA, Becky Suss’ paintings may look just like home. Or, for anyone in love with mid-century modern design, they may look like your dream home.Read More
Every two years, the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral hosts an exhibition of work by artists of the Senior Artists Initiative’s Inventory and Oral History Project. This year’s exhibition, on view through Sept. 30, includes works by Sharon Church, Nic Coviello, Cindi Ettinger, Patricia Ingersoll, Bruce Katsiff, Barry Parker, Brian Peterson, Jill Rupinski, and Rochelle Toner.Read More
“Truss” is a full-scale replica of a timber roof support from the Traction building, a former trolley-manufacturing warehouse now serving as studio space for Traction’s collective of 12 artists, all PAFA alumni.Read More
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