Posts in the Pipeline – February 2017

Want a sneak peek at what's coming up on Artblog? Here's a selection of posts in the pipeline for this month! – Artblog Editor

JACK WHITTEN, “Cherrypicker,” 1990 (acrylic on canvas). | © Jack Whitten, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.
JACK WHITTEN, “Cherrypicker,” 1990 (acrylic on canvas). | © Jack Whitten, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.

A Half Century of Progress in Abstract Painting – Justin O. Walker

Jack Whitten’s paintings have challenged the potential of material and space for decades. His exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in New York City picks from recent work and his vast catalogue of mind-bending work. With titles like “The Third Entity,” “The Fifth Portal,” and “Quantum Wall,” who can go wrong?

Andrea Hornick’s Unbounded Histories – Flora Ward

The Barnes shakes things up with this unconventional collaboration between the Philly-based performance artist Andrea Hornick and, well, the paintings and sculptures themselves. Using headphones and your smartphone, Hornick takes us on a surreal tour, acting as a sort of shamanic guide to the collection.

Betty Leacraft, master of material – Roberta Fallon

Roberta, champion of Artblog’s podcasts, soldiers on with microphone in hand. This month, she’ll sit down with Philadelphia mixed media artist and educator Betty Leacraft to explore the intricacies of her vibrant and energetic visuals as well as her role in the West Philadelphia community. Be sure to tune in!

Chris Potter’s prodigal jazz – Donald Hunt

Chris Potter began his career playing saxophone as an 18 year old prodigy in the cut-throat New York City scene. Now a seasoned veteran with appearances on over 100 albums, he brings his potent style to Philly jazz staple Chris’s Jazz Café. Look out for the highlights from Artblog resident music writer Donald Hunt.