reviews, features & interviews

Paul Chan’s mischievous wordsmithing and hallucinatory art making at Morris Gallery

Paul Chan’s mischievous wordsmithing and hallucinatory art making at Morris Gallery

 

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

 

Barkley Hendricks died April 18, 2017

Barkley Hendricks died April 18, 2017

 

Congratulations PAFA alum Emily Erb, Arts Advocacy Week April 19–21, Amber Art and Design’s Charles Barbin to speak at the Da Vinci Art Alliance, Artblog’s Look/Draw/Write workshops at Taller Puertorriqueño, and a reading group at Ulises

Congratulations PAFA alum Emily Erb, Arts Advocacy Week April 19–21, Amber Art and Design’s Charles Barbin to speak at the Da Vinci Art Alliance, Artblog’s Look/Draw/Write workshops at Taller Puertorriqueño, and a reading group at Ulises

 

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

 

Checking in – Virgil Marti’s “Poufs” in Barnes’ Person of the Crowd

Checking in – Virgil Marti’s “Poufs” in Barnes’ Person of the Crowd

 

Drexel URBN panel on artist activism; Frieda cafe one-day celebration of octogenarian painter, Jean K. Hamburg, Black Oak House Gallery performance sounds great, Plus some good reads and mega-heaping helping of Opportunities from Mutter Museum, City Hall, Vox Populi, DaVinci Art Alliance, Cerulean and Woodmere

Drexel URBN panel on artist activism; Frieda cafe one-day celebration of octogenarian painter, Jean K. Hamburg, Black Oak House Gallery performance sounds great, Plus some good reads and mega-heaping helping of Opportunities from Mutter Museum, City Hall, Vox Populi, DaVinci Art Alliance, Cerulean and Woodmere

 

Self-made saints – Dawoud Bey and Shawn Theodore at the AAMP

Self-made saints – Dawoud Bey and Shawn Theodore at the AAMP

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Yayoi Kusama’s mind-bending mirrors at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Yayoi Kusama’s mind-bending mirrors at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

 

Tessellations – Jack Whitten at Hauser & Wirth

Tessellations – Jack Whitten at Hauser & Wirth

 

Douglas Witmer’s World – “Neighbor Now,” paintings, music, TSA, family, Green Line Cafes and more

Douglas Witmer’s World – “Neighbor Now,” paintings, music, TSA, family, Green Line Cafes and more

 

Betty Leacraft talks of fibers, family, ancestors and Philadelphia Assembled

Betty Leacraft talks of fibers, family, ancestors and Philadelphia Assembled

 

Rose Luardo on humor, comedy and her first solo exhibition

Rose Luardo on humor, comedy and her first solo exhibition

 

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

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

 

Julius Ferraro talks Parrot Talk, his new play

Julius Ferraro talks Parrot Talk, his new play

 

Panels everywhere, including art history activism and living the art life, Wiki-art+feminism-editathon at Temple, benefit for refugees at UCAL, Pop-up on forgotten Civil Rights heroines at Amalgam, Plus Eye of the Sixties, Dr. Johnetta Cole, Yes And…+Opportunities from Museum Hack and PVLA

Panels everywhere, including art history activism and living the art life, Wiki-art+feminism-editathon at Temple, benefit for refugees at UCAL, Pop-up on forgotten Civil Rights heroines at Amalgam, Plus Eye of the Sixties, Dr. Johnetta Cole, Yes And…+Opportunities from Museum Hack and PVLA

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Philadelphia Assembled – Four years in the making at PMA

Philadelphia Assembled – Four years in the making at PMA

 

The Spanish eye – From Doodles to Pixels at International House

The Spanish eye – From Doodles to Pixels at International House

 

Taller Puertorriqueño’s Schomburg Symposium on Sports and Blackness, Philly’s first Drawing Marathon at Fleisher, Douglas Witmer’s music at TSA, Street Road Space turns 5, Hands Off Our Revolution, Community Sponsored Art (CSA) Pops up at Globe Dye Works, Plus Opportunities!

Taller Puertorriqueño’s Schomburg Symposium on Sports and Blackness, Philly’s first Drawing Marathon at Fleisher, Douglas Witmer’s music at TSA, Street Road Space turns 5, Hands Off Our Revolution, Community Sponsored Art (CSA) Pops up at Globe Dye Works, Plus Opportunities!

 

A lot on his mind – Matt Freedman at Fjord

A lot on his mind – Matt Freedman at Fjord

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Trump World – signs of protest

Trump World – signs of protest

 

Many congratulations – Anne Minich, Nato Thompson, Neil Marcello; Free nerdy coloring books to download; return of Title Magazine; American Revolution Museum gets a huge painting; a couple good short reads and great Opportunities

Many congratulations – Anne Minich, Nato Thompson, Neil Marcello; Free nerdy coloring books to download; return of Title Magazine; American Revolution Museum gets a huge painting; a couple good short reads and great Opportunities

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

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

 

Letter to the editor – Where is the leadership?

Letter to the editor – Where is the leadership?

 

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

 

Monument Lab’s excellent Philly Fall festival, Barnes’s new curator, Cindy Kang, Tom Devaney’s piece in Inquirer, IHouse’s Spanish animations, Plus Art Condo, Artblog’s podcasts and workshops, and great Opportunities

Monument Lab’s excellent Philly Fall festival, Barnes’s new curator, Cindy Kang, Tom Devaney’s piece in Inquirer, IHouse’s Spanish animations, Plus Art Condo, Artblog’s podcasts and workshops, and great Opportunities

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Staying sane and staying active

Staying sane and staying active

 

Big thoughts, tiny packages – Small Sculpture in City Hall

Big thoughts, tiny packages – Small Sculpture in City Hall

 

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

 

Congratulations, Dejay Duckett + Theaster Gates, LandLab applications open, Penn seeks Director for Sachs Arts Hub, Nick Kripal Memorial Scholarship fundraiser, and NMAJH is Free in February!

Congratulations, Dejay Duckett + Theaster Gates, LandLab applications open, Penn seeks Director for Sachs Arts Hub, Nick Kripal Memorial Scholarship fundraiser, and NMAJH is Free in February!

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Epic Tales in Princeton

Epic Tales in Princeton

 

No more bad thoughts – Marissa Paternoster at Space 1026

No more bad thoughts – Marissa Paternoster at Space 1026

 

A response to Hammam Aldouri

A response to Hammam Aldouri

 

Miles Hyman’s graphic adaptation of The Lottery – A Paris postcard

Miles Hyman’s graphic adaptation of The Lottery – A Paris postcard

 

Little Berlin turns 10! Drexel turns 125! Jeanne van Heeswijk speaks on Philadelphia Assembled at Fleisher, Welcome, James Merle Thomas, new Executive Director-Vox Populi, Congratulations, Ditta Baron Hoeber+Miguel Luciano, Read about Brad Troemel in New Yorker+ Opportunities!

Little Berlin turns 10! Drexel turns 125! Jeanne van Heeswijk speaks on Philadelphia Assembled at Fleisher, Welcome, James Merle Thomas, new Executive Director-Vox Populi, Congratulations, Ditta Baron Hoeber+Miguel Luciano, Read about Brad Troemel in New Yorker+ Opportunities!

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Daedalus Quartet transcends Friday the 13th

Daedalus Quartet transcends Friday the 13th

 

Contemplation matters

Contemplation matters

 

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

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

 

Pilgrims and refugees

Pilgrims and refugees

 

Jonathan Lyndon Chase talks painting and queer lives matter

Jonathan Lyndon Chase talks painting and queer lives matter

 

Rittenhouse – who owns the walls? Beautiful art by African American artists at Dolan/Maxwell, Lectures at Tyler+UPenn, Plus Collective Action makes $23K, New Boone Survival series and other activities for Jan. 20, Plus beaucoup Opportunities

Rittenhouse – who owns the walls? Beautiful art by African American artists at Dolan/Maxwell, Lectures at Tyler+UPenn, Plus Collective Action makes $23K, New Boone Survival series and other activities for Jan. 20, Plus beaucoup Opportunities

 

Art Commission check-in

Art Commission check-in

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

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

 

Danielle Voirin’s hair cut

Danielle Voirin’s hair cut