The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage spreads $10 million in 53 grants to individuals and organizations. We’re especially happy for these strong women in the mix – Sharon Hayes and Tiona McClodden, who are new Pew fellows; Erin Bernard and The History Truck and Kelsey Halliday Johnson for her exhibition about women’s art and technology from 1970-85 – yay! Congratulations, all!Read More
The word association round offered the most lively interaction between the audience and panelists, with audience members voting for the best word with loud applause. Some of the words matched the thoughtfulness and effort put into the exhibitions considered, while some fell flat.Read More
The Black Show makes me think about José Saramago’s epic novel “Blindness” (1997), in which blindness invokes darkness, oscillating between sociopolitical misconception and human malice. “I don’t think we did go blind,” reflects one of Saramago’s figures at the end.Read More
Come participate in this LIVE event, as our distinguished panel of experts discuss and review three Philadelphia art exhibitions – from the Institute of Contemporary Art, Temple Contemporary and Practice Gallery (see below for more and links to those venues). This event is scheduled in conjunction with Walter Robinson: Paintings and Other Indulgences, featuring the work of the New York based artist and critic and on view at The Galleries at Moore through March 12, 2016.Read More
Two programs from ICA in conjunction with their current and outstanding shows – Becky Suss and Christopher Knowles Run, do not walk, to see these shows. Here’s the programs:
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30PM at ICA, The two who co-curated the Knowles exhibit, writer, commentator Hilton Als and Senior Curator Anthony Elms will talk about the organizing the show, and about Knowles.Read More
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