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Robert Yang's 'Radiator 2 (still)' (2017) shows an image from his video game, which was already locked out. (Photo courtesy of the artist.)

Institute of Contemporary Art presents ‘Tag’ and ‘Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show’ (second review)

Games (queer) people play

ICA's 'Tag: Proposals on Queer Play and the Way Forward' and 'Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show' offer many different perspectives on queer downtime, with varying degrees of success — and fun. Daniel Park reviews.
Daniel Park

Daniel Park

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In Weymouth's 'Eleven O'Clock News' (1966, tempera on panel), a nearly hidden transistor radio provides the painting's title. (Image courtesy of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Gift of Richard M. Scaife, 1986. © George A. Weymouth.)

Brandywine River Museum's 'The Way Back: The Paintings of George A. Weymouth'

Frolic examined

At the Brandywine River Museum of Art, area artist and Andrew Wyeth protegé George A. "Frolic" Weymouth has his day. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

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Osborne's 2016-17 oil painting "Doggie Daycare" holds unexpected power. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Janice Gordon)

Woodmere Art Museum's 'Elisabeth Osborne: Animal Paintings and Watercolors'

Better than Instagram

Woodmere Art Museum's 'Elizabeth Osborne: Animal Paintings and Watercolors' explores a lesser-known, four-legged feature of Osborne’s artistic practice. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

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Drs. Stephenson and Mead get up close and personal with L'Enfant's watercolor. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of the American Revolution.)

Museum of the American Revolution's 'Among His Troops'

Searching for the leader of a republic

The new limited-run exhibition at the Museum of the American Revolution rediscovers the United States at a moment when it seemed ready to crumble. Alaina Mabaso reviews.
Alaina Johns

Alaina Johns

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Patricia Urquiola's "Chasen Lamp" was inspired by Japanese tea whisks. (Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.)

Philadelphia Museum of Art's 'Patricia Urquiola: Between Craft and Industry'

Soulful contemporary

Patricia Urquiola's Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition 'Between Craft and Industry' highlights the tactile, stylish work of this Spain-born, Italy-based designer. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

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Philadelphians Elaine and David Ravich visited the Soviet Union in 1978 and smuggled out photographs and tape recordings of conversations with refuseniks. (Photo courtesy of the National Museum of American Jewish History, gift of David and Elaine Ravich.)

NMAJH presents 'Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews'

Letting their people go

The National Museum of American Jewish History's 'Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews' looks back at the national efforts on their behalf, and the Philadelphians who either assisted or emigrated. A.D. Amorosi reviews.
A.D. Amorosi

A.D. Amorosi

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Renée Green's "Mise-en-Scène/Commemorative Toile." (Photo courtesy of the Fabric Workshop and Museum.)

Fabric Workshop and Museum's 'Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation'

Digging into inspiration

The Fabric Workshop and Museum's 'Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation' digs into the institution's archives for a look at how its artists got from start to finish. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

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Alice Barber Stephens's "The Women's Life Class." (Photo courtesy of PAFA.)

PAFA presents 'Graphic Women' and 'Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms'

Evolution/revolution in women's art

PAFA presents two exhibitions of work by women artists: 'Graphic Women,' highlighting the 19th and early 20th centuries, and 'Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms,' featuring late-20th-century artists. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

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Anselm Kiefer's "Auguste Rodin : Les Cathédrales de France," 2016. 380 x 380 cm. Oil, acrylic, emulsion, shellac and lead on canvas. (Photo by George Poncet, private collection.)

Barnes Foundation presents 'Kiefer Rodin' (second review)

Contemporary interpretation meets artistic inheritance

The Barnes Foundation's 'Kiefer Rodin' brings a meeting of the artistic minds 100 years in the making, in the place it belongs best. Pam Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

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Anselm Kiefer at work, 2015. (Photo by George Poncet.)

Barnes Foundation presents 'Kiefer Rodin' (first review)

When Kiefer met Rodin

To mark the centennial of Auguste Rodin's death, Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation and Paris's Musée Rodin organized an exhibition of the artist's work, combined with work by Anselm Kiefer inspired by Rodin. Stacia Friedman reviews.
Stacia Friedman

Stacia Friedman

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