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Sarah McEneaney  
Trestletown, North from Goldtex (2013);  36" x  48", egg tempera on wood. Courtesy of Locks Gallery.

LOOK! Contemporary art and social justice in Philadelphia at Saint Joseph’s University gallery

[Jennifer speaks with the curator of an exhibit focusing on social justice-related artwork here in Philadelphia, and gives an overview of the impactful works included in the show. — the artblog editors] Social justice is a term that can be variously defined, especially in art. Art historian and curator Emily Hage offers intriguing ways to understand what this term means in the exhibition LOOK! Contemporary Art and Social Justice in Philadelphia, on view at St. Joseph’s University Gallery through March 28. This exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, and photographs by four artists who are committed to social change, and whose work “comes from ... More » »