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 » »
News Stephen Colbert’s taken the leap into the world of children’s books, with his latest, I am a Pole (And So Can You!) a natural choice for introducing young ones to his humor. He’s donated working materials from this book to the Rosenbach Museum, covered in a segment on The Colbert Show. On behalf of Philly and its kids – thanks, Stephen! Woody Allen’s Paris is coming to Rittenhouse for a night, courtesy of the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation. The GPTMC is having a free screening of “Midnight in Paris” on Saturday, August 11 at 8:30 p.m. The pre-movie program begins at 8:00 p.m. The ... More » »
Sometimes people animate the art, which was certainly true of Beatriz Milhazes’ The Sun (2010), a baked tile floor exhibited by the Beyler Foundation, Basel which was irresistible to visitors who moved on all fours. As stunning as the large floor piece was, Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich was my choice for best looking space (given the caveat that I hardly saw the entire exhibition).