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Arcadia Works


matthewsTalk about a big show…sixty artists were chosen (from 900 entries) for the biennial Works on Paper show up at Arcadia University Art Gallery. Read the list.

Always a good venue for local artists, work will be up as of Jan. 16 with the opening reception on Jan 29. From the names I recognized, I’d say it’ll be a mix old and new Philadelphia — from traditionalists (Charles Schmidt) to young hipsters (Rob Matthews, M. Ho, Clint Takeda). (image is detail from Matthews’ series “Holy Smokes” which you may remember from the “Greater Philadelphia” exhibit a couple years ago.)

It’ll be interesting to see how the show hangs together in the small space.

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Prior to the reception on the 29th, this year’s WOP juror, Jordan Kantor, Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings at MOMA, will give a lecture on new trends in drawing. The lecture starts at 6:30 p.m.

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