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Shanyn Fiske at Street Road. Photo courtesy of the gallery.

News post – New Boon(e) Crit Night, Barbara DeGenevieve @voxpopuliglry, Paul Chan @slought_org, opportunities and more!

News On Saturday, April 18 at 8 pm AUX Performance Space is putting on two performative lectures and a screening of the work of Barbara DeGenevieve. Barbara De Genevieve: To Be Alive is to Move from the Known to the Unknown (1947-2014), an evening of dedications, includes “Mentor to Mentee – Legacy” a lecture on the importance of mentorship and its lasting influence on DeGenevieve; and a performative lecture by Lisa Wainwright and Alan Labb (both of School of the Art Institute of Chicago) entitled “Barbara DeGenevieve and the pornographic sublime–a tribute {or “50 shades of fuck”}.” Exploring DeGenevieve’s writings ... More » »

Larissa Bates, "Agricola and the Maternal Male." Photo courtesy of the artist and the West Collection.

News post – Josette Urso in Italy, celebrating 15 years of Schuylkill Center, huge PAFA gift, opportunities and more!

News 2015 marks an even 15 years since the Schuylkill Center began its one-of-a-kind environmental art program. Their upcoming show, with artist Mary Mattingly presenting the Richard L. James Lecture on environmental art, takes a look at Mattingly’s WetLand installation (a boat-based ecosystem!), which was a huge success at the 2014 Fringe Festival. Following the lecture and panel (which includes Mary Salvante, Maya van Rossum, and Bethany Wiggin), a reception allows visitors to check out the newest show at the Center, as well as celebrate their 15th anniversary. The event is January 28, from 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm. via Artnews – After years ... More » »

Installation work by the late, renowned Jason Rhoades. Photo: Institute of Contemporary Arts.

News post – Jason Rhoades’ ICA retrospective, Al-Bustan’s poetic season opener, 2 Josette Urso shows, opportunities and more!

News   via Becky Huff Hunter – The Institute of Contemporary Art’s new, David Zwirner-supported exhibition Jason Rhoades: Four Roads is in stride, continuing until December 29, 2013. This is the first major museum survey of Rhoades’s work, built around four installations to be navigated by four interpretive paths or roads. More information about the exhibition is available here. 2 new artworld appointments – 1. Garth Johnson is the new Curator of Artistic Programs for the Clay Studio, where he’ll be helming the exhibitions, Artist Residency Programs and a new strategic plan starting in January 2014. His accomplishments are manifold –in addition to his ... More » »

Josette Urso, Bushwick Rain Snow Rain, 2009, ink on paper, 16 x 20 inches.

News post – Philly wins a milli, Primary Information celebrates ICA’s 50th, new Josette Urso show, opportunities and more!

News     Leading up to the ICA’s 50th anniversary this fall, Primary Information is exploring their archives and reflecting on its contemporary potential. Over the next few weeks, Primary Information is staging a series of events in the installation and interventions on the Excursus website. Tonight, the opening program features performances by experimental musicians Alan Licht and C. Spencer Yeh.  Philly got a nice little gift from Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the form of a million dollars to be spent furthering social enterprise. We are one of five cities to win Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge, chosen from 300 applicants. Especially given ... More » »

Jacolby Satterwhite's "The Matriarch's Rhapsody."

News post – Tacita Dean at Arcadia, NY accolades for Jacolby Satterwhite, Philly Photo Day book, opportunities and more!

News An exciting presentation of works by British artist Tacita Dean is coming to the region this month, to continue throughout the spring. To start with, Arcadia University Art Gallery is hosting Dean’s film JG, inspired by Dean’s correspondence with British author J. G. Ballard. This work employs the same technique seen in FILM, Dean’s 2011 project for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, and uses Dean’s recently developed and patented system of aperture gate masking. The exhibition commences with a lecture by Dean, organized by Gallery Director Richard Torchia, in the Commons Great Room on February 7 at 6:30 PM. Additional events at Arcadia continue through April 21, including a lecture on ... More » »

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News post – LAMOCA turmoil, Jayson Musson at Salon 94, Julien Robson news, opportunities and more!

News This just in from Libby and Roberta — We learned today that Curator of Contemporary Art Julien Robson will no longer be at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts as of the end of the month. What’s next for the risk-taking curator who brought contemporary art from Philadelphia and the hinterlands into PAFA’s exhibition spaces? Other projects, he said, including bringing artist Mel Chin to “curated by-Vienna,” an international art exhibit in its fourth year.  Julien was one of 25 curators invited to participate in the 22-gallery art festival, which opens Sept. 20, 2012. The show this year ... More » »