Archive for the ‘Philly Art News’ Category

Goodbye, ‘Wheatfield,’ You’ve Had a Good Run!

Goodbye, 'Wheatfield,' You've Had a Good Run!

By Elizabeth Roan After three decades of gracing the Philadelphia Museum of Art‘s Lenfest Hall, Marc Chagall’s A Wheatfield on a Summer’s Afternoon has come down and will be leaving Philadelphia for an indefinite amount of time. The massive thirty-by-fifty foot tempera-on-fabric will be sent to Japan’s Aomori Museum […]

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Get Philosophical with InLiquid Artist Jessica Doyle

Get Philosophical with InLiquid Artist Jessica Doyle

By Kim Minutella   Have you ever looked up at the stars and questioned your own existence? Have you ever felt overwhelmed when thinking about the concept of human life and what it means to be human? If so, then InLiquid Artist Jessica Doyle might resonate with […]

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Entangled Threads and Memories: Material Memory at the Village of Arts and Humanities

by Hannah Salzer On February 7, an intergenerational communing took place under the roof of the Village of Arts and Humanities. The gathering marked the end of the exhibit, Material Memory, a community collaboration with Nigerian visiting artist Olanrewaju Tejuoso. Using objects found on the streets around […]

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Cave Girls and Trashy Fashions at PhilaMOCA

by Hannah Salzer Consider the following scene: Two women wearing black, shimmery leotards over pale pink exercise shorts prowl around the perimeter of a dimly lit stage. The Pink Panther theme song fades in. The dancers’ heads are adorned with white faux-bones, in a speculative stone-age style […]

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A Call for Solidarity at ‘I Bear Witness’, on display at the Asian Arts Initiative

A Call for Solidarity at 'I Bear Witness', on display at the Asian Arts Initiative

By Hannah Salzer I Bear Witness, on display at the Asian Arts Initiative, explores connections between the history of Japanese internment in America and the present marginalization of Muslim Americans. The exhibit was envisioned by curator Atif Sheikh, of Twelve Gates Arts, as a palimpsest: a manuscript […]

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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: Emily Cobb Presents Wearable Illustrations

By: Kim Minutella   It’s the last weekend for InLiquid Artist Demonstrations at Blick Art Materials. This weekend, join InLiquid Artist Emily Cobb for the live demonstration, Gold Leafing on Jewelry. Emily Cobb is an artist that combines narrative with jewelry. Her work takes influences from illustration and […]

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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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Bring Your Own Body: The Archive and the Live at Haverford College

Bring Your Own Body: The Archive and the Live at Haverford College

The personal and institutional mix in Bring Your Own Body (or B.Y.O.B.): transgender between archives and aesthetics, an exhibition on view now at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery of Haverford College. Curated by Stamatina Gregory, associate dean of The Cooper Union School of Art, and Jeanne Vaccaro, research […]

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Hidden Treasures at Wine and Design

Celebrating all things ringing joy to us at home–this year’s chosen theme for DesignPhiladelphia–InLiquid and Park Towne Place have created a unique experience bringing together art, home decor, handmade jewerly and, of course, wine! Tomorrow, on the eighteenth floor of Park Towne Place’s East Tower, InLiquid welcomes you […]

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