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Odili D. Odita, next to his work.

News post – Adieu to Coalition Ingenu & 3rd Ward, Odili Odita at Jack Shainman Gallery, opportunities and more!

News Coalition Ingenu is closing, with their (possibly) last show in Philly opening tonight. In less than two months, Bullock and company are moving to Florida, with hopes of the Coalition Ingenu Self-taught Artists’ Collective eventually picking up again. Featuring nine artists, the final show is called Autodidactic Ingenuism, and, rather appropriately, takes place at the Magic Gardens, where self-taught visionary Isaiah Zagar created his best known work. The opening reception is today, October 11 from 6 – 9 pm, at the Philadelphia Magic Gardens, and it runs until Friday, November 15. We were startled earlier this week to learn ... More » »

Artist Rob Matthews, soon to be departing Philly for new ventures.

News post – Bon Voyage Rob Matthews, augmented reality in LA, opportunities and more!

News January begins with a bit of sad news for Philly. One of our favorite artists and the exhibition coordinator at Artspace Liberti, Rob Matthews, is relocating to Nashville for family reasons sometime this spring. He does, however, have plans for a solo show at Gallery Joe in 2014. Farewell and good luck, Rob! Printeresting has gotten a phenomenal makeover, with a CC|Warhol Grant last year helping them devote time and energy toward a full site redesign for 2013.   Andrew Jeffrey Wright’s comedy troupe The New Dreamz has a couple of outings coming up, one in Philly and one in LA. For ... More » »

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Justin Duerr’s haunting visual epic at Gallery 309

He helped unearth the mystery of the Toynbee Tiles, and now, master of oddities Justin Duerr gets a show of his own. The grimy, Gothic work of this Philly visionary is at Old City’s Gallery 309 this month: the most complete collection of his work that’s ever been shown in one location. Duerr is a veteran of Philly’s underground DIY scene, and his art — like his music and philosophical leanings — is not an easy digest for those who like their art neatly pigeonholed. Enriched by eerie detail and supported by a collective of fellow self-taught artists, Stranger Things ... More » »