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"Traditional Doctor Koko," one of the works included in the upcoming Gravers Lane show. Photo courtesy of the gallery.

News post – Syrian collective wins Vera List Prize, Gravers Lane goes big, Michelle Post brings “Mucky Mucks” alive, opportunities and more!

News     Exciting news!  The work has begun on Gravers Lane Gallery’s expansion into the 8403 Germantown Ave. exhibition space. The Grand Opening is scheduled for February 2015, and features Botswana and the Art of the Kalahari, a special first exhibition celebrating Black History Month. Curated by Cindy Friedman, the show benefits the Botswana UPENN Partnership. 2 from the Philadelphia Museum of Art – 1. Habemus papam! Next year, that is – the Philadelphia Museum of Art has just been announced as a host of next year’s scheduled Papal Visit and World Meeting of Families 2015. Pope Francis is going to be at the ... More » »

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Art and influence — Interchange at The Galleries at Moore

[Rachel visits a group show addressing the inescapable fact of art as collaboration and influence. — the artblog editors] A bowl of coins labeled “Free Money”. A massive Connect Four board game. A book titled “Participation,” filled with blank white pages. These are only three of the works that comprise Interchange, an exhibition on view at The Galleries at Moore through August 23. Co-organized with members of Grizzly Grizzly and Practice in collaboration with Moore, Interchange stems from the premise that art is always an exchange of ideas. Including local, national, and international artists, the show brings together myriad objects ... More » »

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News post – Jenny Sabin wins Young Arch Prize, Little Berlin’s Platonic mistrial, Bay Hallowell in Santa Barbara, opportunities and more!

News Our favorite local experimental architecture shop, the studio of Jenny Sabin (with whom Roberta did an interview in 2011 when she had a commission for the American Philosophical Society) just won a gigantic honor with their victory in Overlay, the thirty-third annual ArchitecturalLeague Prize for Young Architects + Designers! Jenny herself is giving a lecture in NYC this Thursday, June 26, followed by an exhibition opening and reception at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries at Parsons The New School for Design. Admission is free for League members and $10 for non-members. via Little Berlin - Not that this should be ... More » »

Yevgeniy Fiks, "Homosexuality Is Stalin's Atom Bomb to Destroy America," installation view. Photography by Etienne Frossard

News post – Philly Valentines from Twitter and the PMA, Yevgeniy Fiks’ work safe from Sandy, Lesley Mitchell in MA, opportunities and more!

News The PMA’s valentine to Philly this year is one that everyone, from singletons to significantly-othered, get to look back on not just this V-Day, but every Wednesday night: Pay What You Wish Wednesday Nights at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is now in effect, with pay-what-you-wish admission every Wednesday night, 52 weeks a year! To see what’s going on each night, visit the Museum’s site and read on. Speaking of Valentine’s Day, if you were on Twitter you may have noticed #whyilovephilly trending….then trending some more….then going global. Seems that Philly is everyone’s Valentine this year. Thank you to Philly Love ... More » »

Open Shutter, Study for My Studio, 1974 watercolor, © Andrew Wyeth.

News post – Woodworks opens, Jayson Musson at ICA, Daniel Wallace curates in NYC, opportunities and more!

News Through the Heritage Philadelphia Program (HPP), the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has awarded $766,325 to six local organizations, including two first-time grantees; the winners include the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, for their effort to revitalize the John Coltrane House in North Philadelphia, and the Mural Arts Program, for Structure and Surface, a community-based public art initiative about the history of Philadelphia’s fallen textile industry. The full list of grantees and descriptions of their projects is on the HPP site. The Brandywine River Museum is offering exclusive “Andrew Wyeth Experience Tours” on selected days in April and May. The studio where Wyeth worked, which has undergone ... More » »

still from Yevgeniy Fiks, Olga Kopenkina and Alexandra Lerman ‘Reading Lenin with Corporations’

‘It’s the Political Economy, Stupid’ in New York and Grayson Perry’s ‘The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman’ in London

It’s the Political Economy, Stupid is an exhibition of work by ten artists or collectives, at the Austrian Cultural Forum through April 22, 2012.  Curated by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette, this is a smart exhibition that I suspect will be preaching to the converted, but in style.  By means of a slide show, sculptural installation, wall drawing, and numerous, single-channel videos, the international group of artists address the politics of our current economic crisis.  This is the gallery version of Occupy Wall Street. Dred Scott literalized the metaphor of money to burn by asking volunteers on Wall Street to ... More » »