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Local Politics

 

Proposed Discovery Center raises questions about public land and private use

Proposed Discovery Center raises questions about public land and private use

 

Dreams of escape, tales of survival, and voyages to the afterlife at Eastern State Penitentiary

Dreams of escape, tales of survival, and voyages to the afterlife at Eastern State Penitentiary

 

To Chance, To Wander at Fjord finds unexpected resonances

To Chance, To Wander at Fjord finds unexpected resonances

 

Christopher Wood’s haunting visual haikus at HOUSE Gallery

Christopher Wood’s haunting visual haikus at HOUSE Gallery

 

The French and the chairs they sat on

The French and the chairs they sat on

 

Lenka Clayton brings wit, humor, and a sharp critical voice to the Fabric Workshop and Museum

Lenka Clayton brings wit, humor, and a sharp critical voice to the Fabric Workshop and Museum

 

Less art. More artists.

Less art. More artists.

 

Woodmere Art Museum’s A More Perfect Union combines the personal and the political

Woodmere Art Museum’s A More Perfect Union combines the personal and the political

 

Elizabeth Osborne shows color-saturated paintings at Locks Gallery

Elizabeth Osborne shows color-saturated paintings at Locks Gallery

 

Where We Find Ourselves at the Gershman Y engages with queen and transgender artists on their own terms

Where We Find Ourselves at the Gershman Y engages with queen and transgender artists on their own terms

 

Medium Cool – Artists as Pitchmen

Medium Cool – Artists as Pitchmen

 

Text-heavy Holocaust Memorial, Don Quixote plaza re-do and Discovery Center’s new design

Text-heavy Holocaust Memorial, Don Quixote plaza re-do and Discovery Center’s new design

 

Willie Cole brings steam irons, women’s shoes, and plastic water bottles to the Arthur Ross Gallery

Willie Cole brings steam irons, women’s shoes, and plastic water bottles to the Arthur Ross Gallery

 

Wind Challenge artists bring together art and craft, animal and human at Fleisher Art Memorial

Wind Challenge artists bring together art and craft, animal and human at Fleisher Art Memorial

 

Group Show at Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia

Group Show at Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia

 

Finding resonance – Material Memory at the Village of Arts and Humanities

Finding resonance – Material Memory at the Village of Arts and Humanities

 

Checking in – Ayana Evans’s conceptual aerobics in Person of the Crowd

Checking in – Ayana Evans’s conceptual aerobics in Person of the Crowd

 

A touch of fantasy – Gregory Halpern’s ZZYZX

A touch of fantasy – Gregory Halpern’s ZZYZX

 

Tessellations – Jack Whitten at Hauser & Wirth

Tessellations – Jack Whitten at Hauser & Wirth

 

Talk therapy – Emma Sulkowicz’s Healing Touch Integral Wellness Center

Talk therapy – Emma Sulkowicz’s Healing Touch Integral Wellness Center

 

The Spanish eye – From Doodles to Pixels at International House

The Spanish eye – From Doodles to Pixels at International House

 

A lot on his mind – Matt Freedman at Fjord

A lot on his mind – Matt Freedman at Fjord

 

Trump World – signs of protest

Trump World – signs of protest

 

Turning trash into art – RAIR at the Galleries at Moore

Turning trash into art – RAIR at the Galleries at Moore

 

Andrea Hornick’s metamorphoses – Unbounded Histories at the Barnes

Andrea Hornick’s metamorphoses – Unbounded Histories at the Barnes

 

Posts in the Pipeline – February 2017

Posts in the Pipeline – February 2017

 

Tall tales, short films – 2017’s Oscar-nominated live action shorts

Tall tales, short films – 2017’s Oscar-nominated live action shorts

 

Big visions, short films – 2017’s Oscar-nominated animated short films

Big visions, short films – 2017’s Oscar-nominated animated short films

 

John Berger’s ways of seeing & reading Magritte

John Berger’s ways of seeing & reading Magritte

 

Staying sane and staying active

Staying sane and staying active

 

Take that, Helvetica – All Big Letters at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

Take that, Helvetica – All Big Letters at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

 

Visions of a Philadelphia Renaissance at the Art Sanctuary

Visions of a Philadelphia Renaissance at the Art Sanctuary

 

A response to Hammam Aldouri

A response to Hammam Aldouri

 

Public notice – Jitish Kallat’s Covering Letter at the PMA

Public notice – Jitish Kallat’s Covering Letter at the PMA

 

Art Commission check-in

Art Commission check-in

 

Imaginary vistas – Louise Belcourt at Locks Gallery

Imaginary vistas – Louise Belcourt at Locks Gallery

 

Lettuce gets funky at the TLA

Lettuce gets funky at the TLA

 

The Master’s Tools – Kerry James Marshall at the Met Breuer

The Master’s Tools – Kerry James Marshall at the Met Breuer

 

Endless art

Endless art

 

A year in the country – Jamie Newton’s natural constructions

A year in the country – Jamie Newton’s natural constructions

 

Monumental abstraction – Paul Fabozzi at Seraphin Gallery

Monumental abstraction – Paul Fabozzi at Seraphin Gallery

 

Art Commission Check-In

Art Commission Check-In

 

An unresolved problem – The social function of art

An unresolved problem – The social function of art

 

First of her genre – Paula Modersohn-Becker

First of her genre – Paula Modersohn-Becker

 

Sylvie Franquet – an essay stitched in wool & words

Sylvie Franquet – an essay stitched in wool & words

 

Swearing allegiance – So Help Me God at Napoleon

Swearing allegiance – So Help Me God at Napoleon

 

The written image, a house exhibit at Susanna Gold’s

The written image, a house exhibit at Susanna Gold’s

 

Utopian Dreams – Kelsey Halliday Johnson at Vox Populi

Utopian Dreams – Kelsey Halliday Johnson at Vox Populi

 

Alternative Routes, New Stories – Fusco and Khalifé at the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Alternative Routes, New Stories – Fusco and Khalifé at the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

 

Searching for Transcendence – Chromotopia Santa María in Burgos Cathedral

Searching for Transcendence – Chromotopia Santa María in Burgos Cathedral

 

The Specter of Ruin – Cubism and War at the Museo Picasso

The Specter of Ruin – Cubism and War at the Museo Picasso

 

Violence, Birth, and “Becoming an Image” – Cassils at PAFA (NSFW)

Violence, Birth, and “Becoming an Image” – Cassils at PAFA (NSFW)

 

Night Room – The Encounter of Light with Darkness

Night Room – The Encounter of Light with Darkness

 

Creative Africa Through the Eyes of an 8 Year Old – 2016 New Art Writing Challenge

Creative Africa Through the Eyes of an 8 Year Old – 2016 New Art Writing Challenge

 

Postcard from Paris – Claude Closky Takes Chance At Its Word

Postcard from Paris – Claude Closky Takes Chance At Its Word

 

Anatomy of an Artist-Run Space – What’s in a Name?

Anatomy of an Artist-Run Space – What’s in a Name?

 

Muse at the Hues – Hues Muse at Mt. Airy Contemporary

Muse at the Hues – Hues Muse at Mt. Airy Contemporary

 

Organ and Orchestra – The Tenth Anniversary Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Celebration

Organ and Orchestra – The Tenth Anniversary Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Celebration

 

Urban Expressionism – Leroy Johnson’s Views of Philadelphia at the Asian Arts Initiative

Urban Expressionism – Leroy Johnson’s Views of Philadelphia at the Asian Arts Initiative

 

Telling Tales – Sheherzade’s Gift at Twelve Gates Arts

Telling Tales – Sheherzade’s Gift at Twelve Gates Arts

 

Channelizer – 2016 New Art Writing Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Channelizer – 2016 New Art Writing Challenge Grand Prize Winner