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Ron Klein’s cosmic chaos and order at Abington Art Center

Ron Klein’s cosmic chaos and order at Abington Art Center

 

Dirk Brosse and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia pair music and painting

Dirk Brosse and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia pair music and painting

 

A savage menagerie at the Musée de la Chasse

A savage menagerie at the Musée de la Chasse

 

Talk philosophy tonight at Marginal Utility, Memorial for Barkley Hendricks at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts on Sunday, grab a braille-Brancusi description by Lenka Clayton at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, read a good short piece about Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain,’ sign up for ICA’s summer art ed lectures, Plus a great opportunity!

Talk philosophy tonight at Marginal Utility, Memorial for Barkley Hendricks at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts on Sunday, grab a braille-Brancusi description by Lenka Clayton at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, read a good short piece about Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain,’ sign up for ICA’s summer art ed lectures, Plus a great opportunity!

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Local Politics

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

 

IMPeRFeCT Gallery reopens, Picasso #SaveTheArts Project at Stetson Charter School, Lecture on Colonial African American artist Moses Williams at Wagner Free Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art FREE on Thursday, May 18, Welcome Tyler Dean Susan E. Cahan, Congrats to Ron Klein, Generocity INTER/VIEW Job Fair, Icebox partners for Time Camp 001 and a Good Read about Gerhard Steidl the publisher

IMPeRFeCT Gallery reopens, Picasso #SaveTheArts Project at Stetson Charter School, Lecture on Colonial African American artist Moses Williams at Wagner Free Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art FREE on Thursday, May 18, Welcome Tyler Dean Susan E. Cahan, Congrats to Ron Klein, Generocity INTER/VIEW Job Fair, Icebox partners for Time Camp 001 and a Good Read about Gerhard Steidl the publisher

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

Christopher Wood’s haunting visual haikus at HOUSE Gallery

Christopher Wood’s haunting visual haikus at HOUSE Gallery

 

Poems inspired by Michelle Angela Ortiz’s installation, Quizás Mañana, at Taller Puertorriqueño

Poems inspired by Michelle Angela Ortiz’s installation, Quizás Mañana, at Taller Puertorriqueño

 

One for the books–Philadelphia Art Book Fair 2017

One for the books–Philadelphia Art Book Fair 2017

 

The French and the chairs they sat on

The French and the chairs they sat on

 

Congratulations Michelle Angela Ortiz and Eastern State Penitentiary, Monument Lab announces artist projects, printmaking fellowship at Second State Press, queer sci-fi reading at Vox Populi, Lenka Clayton and Dan Byers in conversation at the Fabric Workshop, 116th Annual Student Exhibition at PAFA, panel discussion on arts funding, and a good read about Roz Chast’s embroidery

Congratulations Michelle Angela Ortiz and Eastern State Penitentiary, Monument Lab announces artist projects, printmaking fellowship at Second State Press, queer sci-fi reading at Vox Populi, Lenka Clayton and Dan Byers in conversation at the Fabric Workshop, 116th Annual Student Exhibition at PAFA, panel discussion on arts funding, and a good read about Roz Chast’s embroidery

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

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

 

Join us for a Callowhill Art & History Walking Tour with Hidden City’s Pete Woodall

Join us for a Callowhill Art & History Walking Tour with Hidden City’s Pete Woodall

 

Roberto Lugo to join Tyler faculty, JSTN CLMN to show work at Whitney Biennial, opportunities at Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Delaware Contemporary, 40th St Artist in Residence, and Eastern State Penitentiary, plus Celebration of Black Arts Festival, immigration talk at the Da Vinci Art Alliance, Callowhill art and history tour with Artblog and Hidden City, performances by Tania Brugera and Ayana Evans, and RIP Vito Acconci

Roberto Lugo to join Tyler faculty, JSTN CLMN to show work at Whitney Biennial, opportunities at Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Delaware Contemporary, 40th St Artist in Residence, and Eastern State Penitentiary, plus Celebration of Black Arts Festival, immigration talk at the Da Vinci Art Alliance, Callowhill art and history tour with Artblog and Hidden City, performances by Tania Brugera and Ayana Evans, and RIP Vito Acconci

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

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

 

Blake Bradford heads collaborative Lincoln University/Barnes Foundation Museum Studies Program, 76th Woodmere Art Museum Annual Juried Exhibit artists announced, Cassils gets Guggenheim, Plus Opportunities and Artblog News!

Blake Bradford heads collaborative Lincoln University/Barnes Foundation Museum Studies Program, 76th Woodmere Art Museum Annual Juried Exhibit artists announced, Cassils gets Guggenheim, Plus Opportunities and Artblog News!

 

The 3:00 Book

The 3:00 Book

 

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