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Two week calendar bust out

naraashtrayStart your engines, here come the end of January art sweeps.

–Thursday, Jan. 22, at Moore College of Art and Design. Opening of Jorg Immendorff “I Wanted to Become an Artist,” the 58-year-old German artist’s first U. S. solo museum exhibit, co-curated by Robert Storr and Pamela Kort. Opening reception is 5:30-7:30 pm.

–Friday, Jan. 23, Moore College. Symposium on Immendorff, with Arthur Danto, Pamela Kort, Steven Ellis and Isabelle Moffat, moderated by Storr. (Reservations required. Brian Wallace, Moore Curator, says you can still reserve a ticket — $20 ($10, Moore gallery or community members). Read more here about getting a ticket. Symposium is 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m.

–Friday, Jan. 23, at ICA. Four exhibits, including a major retrospective of local painter Sarah McEneaney’s work and the travelling Yoshitomo Nara exhibit. Exhibition walk-throughs at 5 pm. Opening 6 p.m.-8 p.m. (image is plastic dish designed by Nara for local toy company bozart. image on the dish is based on Nara’s painting “Too Young to Die.” 2001)

–Thursday, Jan. 29, at PAFA. Arthur Danto gives a visiting artist lecture at Broad and Cherry in the Furness auditorium. 11:30 a.m. Freehu

–Thursday, Jan. 29, at Arcadia Art Gallery. Biennial Works on Paper show opens with a lecture about new trends in contemporary drawing by juror Jordan Kantor, Assistant Curator, Department of Drawings, MOMA. With 72 works, it’s the biggest Works on Paper show at Arcadia ever, says Gallery Director Dick Torchia, who used a salon-style approach to hanging the work. It’s a snug but comfortable fit. Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Reception follows at 7:30 p.m. (image is “I would be different, 2002” by Joseph Hu, one of the 62 artists in the show)