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Local Color: Cut Paper Collages – A Chat with Artist Joseph Opshinsky

Local Color: Cut Paper Collages - A Chat with Artist Joseph Opshinsky

In the case of a decaying city, stagnancy can be captivating when seen through a particular lens. As Rene Ricard had put it when he spoke of Jean Michel Basquiat: it’s a literal case of bringing something in off the street but with the element of chance […]

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Hearing the Unheard Through a Lens Darkly

Hearing the Unheard Through a Lens Darkly

According to Richard Ross: darkness breeds disease. As we wrap up our discussion on his upcoming exhibition at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Juvenile In Justice, he says “The more light and transparency you put on things the more you may expose what’s wrong. The more you […]

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Three Simple Questions

Three Simple Questions

For more than seven years, Judy Gelles has traveled across the country and around the world to ask more than three-hundred fourth graders three simple questions: Who do you live with? What do you wish for? What do you worry about? By photographing only their backs and displaying their […]

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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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“In my activist world, artists have always been central” – A Chat with InLiquid’s Honorary Co-Chair Member Chris Bartlett

"In my activist world, artists have always been central" - A Chat with InLiquid's Honorary Co-Chair Member Chris Bartlett

It isn’t the first time we, at InLiquid, have boasted Art for the Cash Poor as being “more than an art fair;” it’s a bit of a cultural symposium (in that Plato sense), or an ice-breaker for Philadelphia’s arts-and-culture newcomers. But what Art for the Cash Poor is […]

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To the Rescue! STAR @ Art for the Cash Poor

A chorus of chihuahuas yap in unison. An uninterrupted flow of volunteer walkers, pet owners, and board members pass in and out. Jello, a terrier-pitbull mix, is performing parkour in his kennel. The headquarters of Street Tails Animal Rescue (or STAR), tucked within the foot traffic-intensive Liberties […]

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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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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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