Leonard Pearlstein Gallery presents Lastgaspism: Art and Survival in the Age of Pandemic
Our long breathless moment
Lastgaspism, a new exhibition at Drexel’s Pearlstein gallery, explores breath and life in a time full of new fears for both. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center presents the Sakura Concert Series
Cherry blossoms and fusions of Asian and Black cultures
The Sakura Concert Series of the Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia captures the essence of spring and cross-culture. Crystal Sparrow previews.
The Delaware Art Museum presents Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
The pursuit of beauty
Prized Tiffany Studios works, from lamps and windows to humidors and fireplaces, transport Delaware Art Museum visitors to the American brilliance of the Gilded Age. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Waiting for Tear Gas
Eyes on uprisings
With Waiting for Tear Gas, the PMA displays more than 100 years of artists considering protest, with words and images that will resonate with many Philadelphians today. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Fault Lines: Contemporary Abstraction by Artists from South Asia
Drawing from experience
This exhibition of spare yet complex, intimate, and nuanced works by South Asian artists explores disappearing traditions, language, loss, and a world of boundaries. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The POOL: A Social History of Segregation exhibit emerges from adversity
Taking a deeper sort of dive
POOL: A Social History of Segregation, an exhibit at the Fairmount Water Works, opens next week after having been delayed by flooding from Hurricane Ida. Anndee Hochman previews.
The Weekly Roundup, March 9-16
Celebrating Lloyd Price, the Print Center’s 96th International Competition, and Quiet Boy
The Print Center closes its international solo exhibit, Personality from People’s Light honors an unsung leader in music, and Elizabeth Bergeland illustrates the male body in a different light. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection presents The Quest for Freedom and Dignity: Celebrating William Still and Harriet Tubman
A special exhibition at Temple University’s Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection celebrates the 200th birthdays of Harriet Tubman and Philadelphia abolitionist William Still. Pamela J. Forsythe visits.
The Barnes presents Water, Wind, Breath: Southwest Native Art in Community
Historic pieces, modern practices, and the healing power of art
The Barnes Foundation's newest exhibit will feature historic and contemporary Southwest Native art and explore the healing power of the arts and living traditions. Melissa Strong previews.
The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents Wayne Thiebaud 100
After flooding forced the Brandywine River Museum of Art to close for several months, it reopens with a delicious retrospective marking Wayne Thiebaud’s 100th birthday. Gail Obenreder reviews.