The nature of Devil’s Pool is truly gorgeous, but what Kaufman’s eye dwells most lovingly on is the people, especially their gestures, the body language of those standing on the rocks, flying through the air, or hanging around in the water. She’s also good with faces.Read More
For the museum, this exhibit of Indian contemporary photography is a great complement to the PMA’s commitment to Indian art. For Philadelphians, the show is a great introduction to work that has not been widely exhibited here before.Read More
This beautifully produced and spectacularly illustrated book offers a six-continent tour of twenty-
five sculpture parks; readers are unlikely to know of most of the collections, which can be visited only with considerable planning, if at all. Three are exclusively private, one is open on a single day every year, and another is best viewed from a hotair balloon.
There is something fascinating, even profound, about the notion of an African immigrant community in China, as there is about the large population of Chinese, who have received much attention, now living in Africa. Little Road North is part of the narrative that documents and studies the viability of such immigrant communities.Read More
A Monet-like photograph of water lilies fading in water (Stephen Shore), a monstrous face drawn over a dark backdrop (William E. Parker), and printed leaf-cutouts installed in conversation with images of birds on the exhibition walls (Eileen Neff)–all these photographs might seem disconnected on first impression, but this would be deceptive.Read More
The Light Room’s 5th Annual Summer Photography Exhibition demonstrates the daunting curatorial challenge of presenting a coherent exhibition of the work of eight photographers working without an organizing theme. I do not think that the members of the Light Room and the 3rd Street Gallery have accomplished that, but there are some wonderful pieces here, and obviously a group of talented and skillful photographers.Read More