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April shower(s) bring New Boon(e)’s Morale Booster

[A cheerful group show, featuring playfully evocative artworks, helps Lauren beat back spring shower blues. -- the artblog editors] First Friday was cold, raining, and dismal. The atmosphere inside of New Boon(e) Gallery was a stark contrast to the weather outside. Morale Booster, New Boon(e)’s most recent member show, displayed artwork from 13 different artists. Themes varied from nudes and animals to landscapes and love notes. Curators Zac Beaver and Lina Pearson created a show lacking a common theme, but the eclectic display of media made for an exciting and refreshing viewing experience. The New Boon(e) collective members’ works demand ... More » »

Meredith Haines played the role of the Beast

“The Off White Beast” at New Boon(e)

[Leah reviews a performance art piece with applications to social issues here in Philadelphia, and beyond. --the artblog editors] After attending the newest event at New Boon(e) gallery, “The Off White Beast: A Story Telling Performance,” I was left pleasantly perplexed and moved. New Boon(e) is an artist collective that explores the need for an artistic community. The space transforms from a working studio space for a group of member-artists into a gallery/exhibition room, and is unified by the need for critical conversation, collaboration, and exposure that extends to the broader art community in Philadelphia. Setting the scene, and the ... More » »