Archive for the ‘Art World News’ Category

An Underground Experience: InLiquid Artist Cheryl Harper Brings Philly Back to the 60’s

By: Kim Minutella On December 10th, 1966, Andy Warhol and his band, The Velvet Underground, flipped the city of Philadelphia upside-down at The Arts Council of the Young Men’s and Women’s Hebrew Association (now known as the Gershman Y) with Exploding Plastic Inevitable. Fifty years ago this […]

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InLiquid Artist Demonstrations Presents: Donna Backues!

Embark on a journey through a vibrant world inspired by the abstraction of realism and the space we inhabit with artist Donna Backues and her mixed-media paintings. The use of different textures, glosses, patterns, and colors in her work are taken from nature, urban society, emotions, experience, […]

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The Truth Hurts but Knowledge is Power

The Truth Hurts but Knowledge is Power

Miles away from Democratic National Convention, where history is currently in the making, another historical moment exists on the corner of 9th and Spring Garden Street. The surprise pop-up show Truth to Power has made a strong mark during its three day run in Philadelphia. Underlining the […]

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The id, the Ego, and the Bowler Hat: A Review of BalletX’s Summer Series

On July 7th, I was fortunate to see BalletX’s tech-infused Summer Series, which consisted of two ballets in collaboration with Klip Collective at The Wilma Theater. I think it’s safe to say that if most people outside of the field of dance (including dance appreciators such as […]

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Striking a Conversation: A Chat with Jeanine Leclaire of We Do What We Must

Striking a Conversation: A Chat with Jeanine Leclaire of We Do What We Must

  They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and in Jeanine Leclaire’s exhibition, We do What We Must: A Conversation on Womanhood, twenty-four female artists from all walks of life were brought together to prove that a picture can be worth so much more. With […]

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A Portrait in Many Colors: A Retrospective Exhibition of Nenne Sanguineti Poggi

A Portrait in Many Colors: A Retrospective Exhibition of Nenne Sanguineti Poggi

When entering the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia, two self-portraits of Nenne Sanguineti Poggi greet me as they hang parallel to one another. These are the first pieces you see in the posthumous retrospective exhibition of her work: Artist Without Borders, curated by her son Vincenzo. To the […]

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Satire More Gold than Donald’s Hair: My Visit to the T.Rump Bus

Satire More Gold than Donald’s Hair: My Visit to the T.Rump Bus

“He said something like, ‘if we are to change our world view, images must change. The artist now has a very important job to do.’ ” David Gleeson states, trying to remember Vaclav Havel’s quote on the artistic response to Communism, as we wrap up our conversation on […]

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Fists Up! – A Chat with InLiquid’s Honorary Co-Chair Member Hannah Zellman of Philadelphia FIGHT

Fists Up! - A Chat with InLiquid's Honorary Co-Chair Member Hannah Zellman of Philadelphia FIGHT

Of the many ways to define InLiquid’s Art For the Cash Poor event, one can look at it as a form of activism. We always say it: it’s more than an art fair. We celebrate community through the gathering of artists and artisans. We celebrate art by […]

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Home is Where the Hearth is @ AFTCP 2016

Art for the Cash Poor 2016 is more than an art fair. AFTCP invites attendees to navigate the Crane Arts space, bursting with art vendors, live musical performances, culinary curiosities, and an outdoor beer garden. First-time collectors find their niche within the arts scene, thanks to a […]

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More than Magic @ Art for the Cash Poor 2016

Art for the Cash Poor 2016 is more than an art fair. AFTCP invites attendees to navigate the Crane Arts space, bursting with art vendors, live musical performances, culinary curiosities, and an outdoor beer garden. First-time collectors find their niche within the arts scene, thanks to a […]

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