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Beyond the Magnifying Glass: InLiquid Artist Kathleen Vaccaro Discusses the Secrets Behind Her Film Noir Printmaking Series

With its steam vents, dark alleyways, and bleak urban environments, film noir sparked an unforgettable pop culture phenomenon. Prevalent in the 1940’s, the film genre gained infamy for its crooked characters. There was the corrupt cop, the shady detective, and most of all, the femme fatale—all of […]

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Across the World: Join InLiquid Artist Bobbie Adams on an Adventure in her Exhibition, Remembering China

  I’ve got good news for explorers: You don’t need a hot air balloon anymore to travel across the world. Instead, you can join InLiquid Artist Bobbie Adams on an adventure to a faraway place in her exhibition, Remembering China. Bobbie Adams is a printmaking and papermaking artist. […]

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Blurred Lines: Artist Lauren Rinaldi Questions the Line Between Sexual Objectification and Empowerment

What would you do in a world where the perception of self is based on only two choices? How would you handle being judged for factors you couldn’t control, where every decision you make, such as what you wear or where you go, determined where you belong […]

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She Blinded Me With Science! – A Studio Visit with Jessica Joy London

All color, whether manufactured or existing naturally before us, is chemically derived. It’s difficult to imagine how the Dutch Masters achieved such rich blues with so few resources—and, for general musings, how certain blue skies are simply more breathtaking than others. Sight—a sense taken for granted by […]

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Ignition Point: InLiquid Artist Alex Kuhn Merges Art and Science with Fire and Wood

Most of us—since our first steps as sentient beings—are instructed to never play with fire. As artists and creative individuals, we are not inclined to do what we’re told. Instead, we push boundaries, write unanswerable riddles, and evoke controversy. And we love it. Because of this ardor […]

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Sincerity is the Craftsmen’s Greatest Tool – A Conversation with Michel Delgado

For most artists, no matter what stage along their path, the take-it-or-leave-it and nearly self-destructive question continuously persists: what happens if nobody sees it? As the Senegalese and Philadelphia based artist Michel Delgado nonchalantly puts it, “You gotta be cool with it.” Unsettling? Yes. Refreshing? Most certainly […]

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The DNC is Over, But The Art Keeps “Kicking”

The DNC is Over, But The Art Keeps "Kicking"

Although the Democratic National Convention is over, American history presently remains in the making. For Philadelphia, the unique installation of public art sang a strong note to incoming visitors, both colorfully and evocatively. This year Philadelphia welcomed delegates, speakers, incumbent leaders, and (fingers crossed!) future leaders with clean […]

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Bridging the Gap with Pottery and Hip-Hop

Roberto Lugo didn’t cry when David Bowie died. Bowie’s performance as the contact-juggling villain of Labyrinth was Lugo’s only point of reference. So, when Facebook blew up with tributes to the former Ziggy Stardust, the acclaimed ceramicist was struck by the cultural divide. He doubted that his […]

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Press Bid to Play: Benefit 2016 Artist Diane Burko

At Benefit 2016, February 5 – 6 at Crane Arts, vie for work by artists at all levels – from local to international – including Shepard Fairey, Jacque Liu, Jon Manteau, and Diane Burko, just to name a few. Burko works in powerful vistas of snow and […]

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Press Bid to Play: Benefit 2016 Guest Curator Lori Zimmer

You’re confronted with 250+ pieces of art. Your assignment? Beat the 700+ art-lovers around you in a battle to find and outbid for your next favorite treasure. At Benefit 2016, February 5 – 6 at Crane Arts, vie for work by artists at all levels – from […]

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