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Interface Studio's 100K Houses. Courtesy of designwire.interiordesign.net.

News post – Social change at Drexel, Philly at PULSE, Second State scholarship, opportunities and more!

News Renowned graphic designer and UArts alum Craig Holden Feinberg is partnering with the Pearlstein Gallery for an exhibition on the social impact of design and imagery. The programming begins with Holden Feinberg’s two-day residency at Drexel University as a Rankin Scholar of the Graphic Design program.  On May 14, the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery begins an exhibition of Holden Feinberg’s work, displayed until Friday, June 8.  The opening reception on Friday, May 18 at 5 p.m. features a panel discussion on raising awareness of local and global social issues, as well as displays of Holden Feinberg’s shocking, funny and forceful design work. ... More » »

Contemporary Art, Who Cares? A conference in Amsterdam

Those who care for modern art and particularly for art produced since World War II face challenges unknown from their experience with earlier artwork; not only materials known to be impermanent (newspaper, latex, chocolate) or of unknown permanence (plastics, color photographs, felt-tip pen inks) but also working parts, intentionally ephemeral work, and  pieces involving hardware, such as cathode ray tubes, that become obsolete. Some works also include living material (animal and vegetable), current vernacular items, refuse and/or garbage. The presence of the artist, who inevitably retains a connection with the work, although not always one supported by moral rights law, ... More » »

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Weekly Update 1- Slow art at the Fab Workshop and the Print Center

This week’s Weekly has my quick reviews of Paul Chan at the Fabric Workshop and Museum and Vera Lutter, Abelardo Morrel and Ann Hamilton at the Print Center. Here’s the link to the art page and below is the copy with more pictures. Seeing the Light The slow art movement gives viewers a quietly affirming outlook on life. At a time when we work too much, watch too much TV and never get enough sleep, some artists are asking us to slow down. Paul Chan at the Fabric Workshop and Museum and Ann Hamilton, Vera Lutter and Abelardo Morell at ... More » »

Taken With Time: Big visions at The Print Center

Vera Lutter, 30th Street Station, Philadelphia IV: April 20, 2006, 50 3/8 x 146 inches, commissioned by the Print Center, ©Vera Lutter, 2006 Thinking big, The Print Center invited internationally known artists Vera Lutter, Abelardo Morrell and Ann Hamilton to photograph Philadelphia with cameras obscura. Two of the artists, Lutter and Morrell, made enormous, thoroughly contemporary images of great visual, psychic and physical impact. Hamilton made a number of more modest images that reflected a sense of Philadelphia’s own aesthetic traditions. The two big ones blew me away. Lutter, who was born in Germany and trained there as a sculptor ... More » »