The Barnes Foundation’s Modigliani Up Close will feature four newly accepted paintings
Expanding the Modigliani canon
A new Barnes exhibition detailing the latest scholarship and technology in the world of Modigliani has a big surprise: four previously unverified paintings will be on the walls. Emily Schilling looks closer.
Da Vinci Art Alliance presents: Reimagining Monoliths
Picturing Philly’s educational and social landscape
Philadelphia native Mike Smaczylo wants to build a different future for education and its residents. Christina Anthony profiles.
The Print Center presents Ukrainian Photography Today
Everyday life in not-so-everyday scenes
The Print Center teams up with Dr. Ksenia Nouril and Irina Glik for an exhibit photographing the people of Ukraine during their everyday lives, before and during the war. Gary L. Day previews.
Philly Fringe 2022: Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble presents Imagination Playground
Brightening a rainy day
Imagination Playground, an outdoor interdisciplinary Fringe event at Strawberry Mansion’s Hatfield House, did not let rain dampen its vision. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Da Vinci Art Alliance presents Shwarga Bhattacharjee’s When the Subaltern Speaks
Introspection through the immigrant lens
Shwarga Bhattacharjee’s new exhibition at DVAA explores the immigrant experience through paintings, illustrations, and sculptures. Christina Anthony profiles.
Woodmere Art Museum presents The Photo Review Best of Show
The magic of accidents
A juried selection of photographs from under-represented artists at Woodmere Art Museum champions the creativity of older, more mercurial art forms. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Delaware Art Museum presents In Conversation: Will Wilson
A new Indigenous archive
An important new exhibition of portraits by Diné photographer Will Wilson at the Delaware Art Museum is both strongly historic and strikingly contemporary. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Jayson Musson: His History of Art and the Philadelphia Wireman are worth exploring together
Art history as human history
Jayson Musson launches His History of Art at the Fabric Workshop and Museum while the anonymous Philadelphia Wireman’s work appears at Fleisher/Ollman Gallery. Emily Brewton Schilling suggests visiting both.
The Delaware Art Museum presents Stan Smokler: Steel in Flux
A galvanizing show
Sculptor Stan Smokler, who has worked in Chester County for more than 20 years, comes to the Delaware Art Museum with Steel in Flux, whose found-object abstractions are almost impossible not to touch. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Penn’s Ross Gallery presents From Studio to Doorstep: Associated American Artists Prints, 1934-2000
Democratizing American art
This new exhibition of diverse and notable 19th-century prints explores an important corner of American art, when a Depression-era brainstorm made buying fine art accessible to the people. Pamela Forsythe reviews.