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"Woodpeckers," by sculptor-turned-painter Ann Chabhandour.

News post – Kim Sajet to head National Portrait Gallery, happy tenth for Green Line, Ann Chahbandour at Towson, opportunities and more!

News This week brings major accolades for Kim Sajet, currently the president and CEO of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and now the director of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. A Portland gallery with a Philadelphia flavor opens: Amy Adams and John Ollman of Fleisher/Ollman Gallery have teamed up to open a new gallery in Portland, OR. Adams and Ollman, founded to showcase 20th century self-taught American artists and contemporary artists for Portland, opens with an exhibition of two and three-dimensional works by Philadelphia artist Bill Walton. The show is on view from March 1–April 27, 2013. Between this, the recent ... More » »

You can’t tell a man by his sculpture: Mark di Suvero speaks

Mark di Suvero, Iroquois, installed along the Parkway, on a grassy triangle near 25th and Spring Garden. The sculpture was donated by humanitarian and art lover David Pincus, long a member of the boards of the art museum and the Fairmount Park Art Association. The big surprise at the Iroquois sculpture dedication and talk that followed at the Fairmount Park Art Association meeting was the artist himself, Mark di Suvero, a guy whose gargantuan I-beam constructions–with the occasional moving part–suggest testosterone on legs. A smallish crowd of about 100 braved the heat, slight relief supplied by a tent and a ... More » »