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Rebecca Kerlin (l) of Gallery Joe and Christine Pfister of Pentimenti, speaking with us  Nov. 30

Next week on artblog radio – Rebecca Kerlin of Gallery Joe and Christine Pfister of Pentimenti

Gallery Joe and Pentimenti galleries are celebrating their 20th anniversaries, which is really impressive, given how galleries come and go. Both show cutting edge contemporary art that we admire and both are located in Old City, where First Fridays defined hip, joining art and  social excitement here in Philadelphia. Rebecca Kerlin, director of Gallery Joe and Christine Pfister, director of Pentimenti are women business owners in a male-dominated global art world. And, as longtime observers of the Philadelphia art scene, they have interesting things to say about Philadelphia and its place in the national and international art world and how that ... More » »

Untitled forum at Jaskey a first

A drawing by Matt Fisher in The Drawing Narrative, the exhibit now up at Jenny Jaskey Gallery; photo taken by Robert Fallon In the middle of artist Matt Fisher‘s talk last week, I thought, gee, this is interesting. So I pulled out a pad and started taking notes. Matt was speaking at Untitled, Jenny Jaskey Gallery‘s brand new forum on contemporary art that she hopes will help “people to appreciate (and buy!) contemporary art (and works made locally!),” Jaskey wrote us in an email. This first event, organized around her current exhibit The Drawing Narrative, featured talks by Fisher, Pennsylvania ... More » »