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Inside the Episcopal Cathedral.  Image credit: Brendan Arthurs

Transformations – Works on paper at Episcopal Cathedral

Transformations, curated by Anne Minich, features inventive works on paper by six artists. The show, at the stunning Episcopal Cathedral — whose high-vaulted ceilings and warm, ambient light provide an excellent venue for the project — presents the viewer with a process-centered take on works on paper. Ditta Baron Hoeber’s handmade paper books show a progression of simple, small-scale line drawings. The series is unframed, and the individual pieces resemble studies. In her statement, the artist explains that working with the same model over time results in a process of “culling and sequencing.” This repetitive process is significant as Baron ... More » »


Anne Minich’s old boats, a studio visit

I visited Anne Minich at her home/studio Aug. 3. Anne, who is 78, has been in and out of chemotherapy for the last year, but she is an energizer bunny nonetheless, creating work, organizing an exhibit, “Transformations” at the Cathedral in West Philadelphia (that opens Sept 1) and generously hosting visits from friends and family. “I’m using cancer as a positive thing to move forward,” she told me, in her usual upbeat, no-nonsense way of speaking. My previous studio visit with Anne, in 2004 (wow, so long ago!) introduced me to an artist who is deeply spiritual and whose work is ... More » »