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.
Reviews 6 minute read
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.
Previews 5 minute read
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.
Reviews 4 minute read
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.
Reviews 4 minute read
The Weekly Roundup, February 9-16
Exploring intercultural relationships through the arts
A week to observe a variety of cultures and identities with events from Hedgerow Theatre, DVAA, National Liberty Museum and Vinyl Tap 215, Temple University, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The Weekly Roundup, February 2-9
Kicking off Black History Month 2022
This week’s roundup has a helping of offerings in celebration of Black History Month. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Previews 2 minute read
The Weekly Roundup, January 19-26
Campy ballet, interdisciplinary mixtapes, and casting light on the 'Invisible'
Penn Live Arts hosts a gender-bending satire ballet performance, the Muse Gallery mixes paintings with music, ArtYard opens an interdisciplinary exhibit with a wide range of perspective, and the debut of Love & Healing. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Previews 4 minute read
The African American Museum in Philadelphia presents Portals + Revelations: Richard J. Watson Beyond Realities
Moving through time and space in Black America
AAMP brings us a collection of naturalistic and abstract representations of Black history through illustrations, found objects, collages, and more by artist-in-residence Richard J. Watson. Olivia J. B. Baxter reviews.
Reviews 3 minute read