Archive for the ‘Philly Art News’ Category

Early Holiday Gift Ideas 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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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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A Maritime Feast – All Aboard Artship Olympia

A Maritime Feast - All Aboard Artship Olympia

Upon viewing Artship Olympia, a reminiscence of a favorite quotes came to mind. In Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, the narrator Ishmael begins by telling us why he seeks comfort from the sea: “Whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong […]

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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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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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“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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The Magical World of Tatiana Hassan @ Art for the Cash Poor 2016

Tatiana Hassan is a dancer, jeweler, painter, wire sculptor, writer, and ball of seemingly inexhaustible energy. When I met her in East Falls, at the private gallery where she practices her myriad crafts, the petite Colombian-born, Paris-and-Philly-educated Renaissance woman immediately began speaking in rapid-fire language about the […]

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