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Underneath by MAP Office (Laurent Gutierrez and Valérie Portefaix), part of Street Road's Arterial Motives. Photo: Street Road Artists Space.

News post – RIP Lewis Katz, DAM’s performance art first, Street Road hits traffic, Butch Cordora gets a TV boost, opportunities and more.

News   Along with much of Philadelphia and the surrounding regions, we were shocked and saddened this weekend to learn that Lewis Katz had lost his life in a plane crash. Known across the region as a builder of schools, founder of charitable organizations, owner of two sports teams, passionate Temple alum, and in general an exceptionally kind human being, Katz died four days after he and fellow investor H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest won control of The Inquirer, The Daily News and Philly.com. Jeff Gammage and Melissa Dribben’s obituary on Philly.com is an elegant reminder of the acts of generosity ... More » »

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News post – iMPeRFeCT Gallery’s Krampus pride, Jon Rafman in “Art After the Internet, major gift to the PMA, opportunities and more!

News   The Philadelphia Museum of Art unveiled a stunner of an acquisition this week, announcing that they’ve obtained 97 works from Keith L. and Katherine Sachs. We’ve already gotten word that Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly and Joseph Beuys, who won’t be strangers to anyone familiar with the museum’s existing works, are among the offerings, on view in the Modern and Contemporary Wing. For some, a fearsome Alpine antidote to Yuletide cheer is the main draw of winter. iMPeRFeCT Gallery is chief among the ranks of Krampus enthusiasts, having celebrated this demonic procession at Liberty Lands Park in Northern Liberties ... More » »

A recent installment of Ann-Marie Duquesne's Fanfare.

News post – Puri & Burwell’s open studio, PAFA gets new gallery & Grad Chair, New York Fanfare now on view, opportunities and more!

News   The Fishtown studios of Charles Burwell and Antonio Puri are opening their doors this month. Take advantage of the freshly-arrived autumn weather and pay a visit to 2102 East Norris Street (2nd floor) on Saturday, September 28, between 12 PM-6 PM. For further information, call either Antonio at 484-844-5244, or Charles at 267-973-8823 2 from PAFA – 1. Artist and administrator Clint Jukkala has been selected as the new Chair of PAFA’s Graduate Programs, hailing from the Yale University School of Art, where he served as Director of Undergraduate Studies and Graduate Coordinator. Welcome and congratulations, Clint! 2. PAFA’s brand new space for works on paper, the Richard C. von ... More » »

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News post – CSA hits the NYT, Ivette Spradlin on the walls in Pittsburgh, happy 20th to Leeway, opportunities and more!

News As always, our commie pinko hippie tastes are catching on elsewhere: modeling themselves after community-supported agriculture (C.S.A.) programs, reports the New York Times, more and more people are now venturing into art co-ops. The NYTimes article notes that one $350 share in Pittsburgh included “a Surrealistic aluminum sculpture (of a pig’s jawbone, by William Kofmehl III), a print (a deadpan image appropriated from a lawn-care book, by Kim Beck) and a ceramic piece (partly about slavery, by Alexi Morrissey).” For the intrepid and community-oriented! The Leeway Foundation turns 20 on October 5, so to celebrate, they’re hosting Revolve, a ... More » »

Open Shutter, Study for My Studio, 1974 watercolor, © Andrew Wyeth.

News post – Woodworks opens, Jayson Musson at ICA, Daniel Wallace curates in NYC, opportunities and more!

News Through the Heritage Philadelphia Program (HPP), the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has awarded $766,325 to six local organizations, including two first-time grantees; the winners include the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, for their effort to revitalize the John Coltrane House in North Philadelphia, and the Mural Arts Program, for Structure and Surface, a community-based public art initiative about the history of Philadelphia’s fallen textile industry. The full list of grantees and descriptions of their projects is on the HPP site. The Brandywine River Museum is offering exclusive “Andrew Wyeth Experience Tours” on selected days in April and May. The studio where Wyeth worked, which has undergone ... More » »