The three top prizes at this year’s Victory for Tyler exhibit (subtitled Sculpture 2009), went to Philadelphia artists. The huge, 29-artist exhibit attracted 500 people to Saturday’s opening at the Ice Box at the Crane Arts Center. There is a second opening tonight, at The Crane’s Second Thursday, 6-9 p.m. that will include some more performances. So it would be a good time to go if you missed the opening, since performance was a key part of so many of the pieces.
Judith Schaechter’s “Flasher”stained glass lightbox, 38 x 27″ The cold snap arrived just in time to justify the trip to the Miami art fairs, starting Dec. 6. So all of you who are going, send warm thoughts our way. And enjoy all the great Philadelphia artists and galleries strutting their finest stuff–from artists Judith Schaechter to Rob Matthews, from Gallery Joe to Pentimenti and SchmidtDean. Here’s where to find who: Joseph Hu’s toothpick sculpture Philadelphia’s largest contingent will be at the Bridge Art Fair, including Pentimenti, Projects and Ashley galleries [12/6/06: see correction in comment below]. A number of Philadelphia ... More » »