Tag Archive "keiko-miyamori"

The eerie interior of the Bank of Manhattan Building - before its artistic metamorphosis.

News post – Farewell to Fake House, Lonely Planet loves Philly, Keiko Miyamori in Queens, opportunities and more!

News Daniel Traub and Glenn Holsten have completed work on “The Barefoot Artist,” a film honoring the legacy of Traub’s mother, seminal artist Lily Yeh, and are now in the final post-production push. Their fundraising campaign, steered by USA Artists, also contains numerous offerings related to the film, including excerpts and a message from Traub and Holsten. Congratulations, Daniel and Glenn! Fake House/Fake Haus, one of Philadelphia’s oldest punk houses, is closing in two days, taken over by Drexel to make way for student housing at 38th and Lancaster. Its final show was held last Friday, capping off a history ... More » »

Summer in the city–urban landscapes at City Hall

Anne Minich, Cloud, wood, oil, found materials As far as art “of the people, by the people, for the people” in City Hall, the “for the people” element has taken a turn for the worse. To get into City Hall these days, you have to go through a checkpoint (being paid for by Homeland Security). The first time I went, the line was long and slow. So this week was my second attempt to see the current Art in City Hall exhibit. I imagine this new situation might be a barrier to anyone but friends and family of the artists ... More » »

Greenmachine: Art, Technology and Nature

Post by Andrea Kirsh Keiko Miyamori, detail of installation of bark rubbings on rice paper that she made in Japan I’m grateful to “Greenmachine,” outdoor installations using technological components by three artists, if only for getting me to the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a very beautiful site at 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, a bit north of Manayunk. As we say at Pesach, “It would have been enough.” But the art itself is well worth the trip – in fact, the best installations I’ve ever seen in a natural setting. Keiko Miyamori, Katie Murken and Chris Vecchio made interventions which ... More » »