The Delaware Art Museum and Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc. present Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks
Fifty years later: Still an essential vision
The Delaware Art Museum teams with Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc. to address a 50-year-old injustice with a reimagining of a historic moment in American art. Vena Jefferson reviews.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror
Explore, perceive, repeat
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, in a special companion retrospective with the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, explores the circle Jasper Johns creates between artist and viewer. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Museum of the American Revolution presents Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War
Glory, grit, and agony
The Museum of the American Revolution presents the first major exhibition of original paintings by Don Troiani, America’s foremost historical military artist. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Library Company presents Imperfect History
To see what we’re missing
For the 50th anniversary of its graphic arts collection, the Library Company looks beyond the images themselves to highlight what is missing—and why. Anndee Hochman reviews.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Richard Benson: The World Is Smarter Than You Are
Pursuing the perfect print
Few people know that master printmaker Richard Benson also had an exquisite body of work as a photographer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates every facet of the artist in a new exhibition. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
Groundbreaking French artist Suzanne Valadon debuts in Philly
Breathing new life into rebellious early 20th century art
The Barnes Foundation presents the world premiere of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel, the first major US exhibition of the groundbreaking French artist. Melissa Strong previews.
The Weekly Roundup, September 1-7
Tadaima 2021, Pedrito Martinez, Andrea Walls, 'POOL,' and 'A Saturday Jawn'
A festival celebrating Japanese Americans, a new exhibit from Fairmount Water Works, and Vinyl Tap returns to Amalgam. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
The Fabric Workshop and Museum presents Hard/Cover
Artist residencies at the Fabric Workshop and Museum often mark important shifts in artistic practice, explored in the exhibition Hard/Cover. Pam Forsythe reviews.
The Weekly Roundup, July 21, 2021
Illustrating Public Paint Day, folk music at People’s Light, and writing with Chet’la Sebree
Painting with Mural Arts, discovering folk with People's Light, and the Wilmington Writers Conference highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Philadelphia Contemporary brings art to the Delaware River for a chance at reflection
Leaving Water Marks
A series of works being brought to the city by Philadelphia Contemporary will encourage residents to visit and reflect on the Delaware River. Dara McBride previews.