Illustrating joy, queerness, and justice with Kah Yangni's mural We Are Universal
Philadelphia's first mural celebrating transgender people
Artist Kah Yangni talks about their new mural, its messages, and how the mural came to be. Jared Michael Lowe profiles.
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.
The Philadelphia Art Alliance presents Nyeema Morgan’s Like It Is
In Like It Is, now on display at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, artist Nyeema Morgan reveals that words are as malleable as the air or paper they inhabit. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.
The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents Ian Stabler’s Queen Anne’s Lace Pod
Ian Stabler’s magical sculpture, thoughtfully constructed in a Chadds Ford meadow, is the latest site-specific artwork commissioned by the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Gail Obenreder visits.
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, August 18-24, 2021
Summer flamenco Tablao, Streets Dept parade, A Thousand Fibers, and Salsa Shines Through
Artsi and Pasión y Arte bring back Tablao, Streets Dept parades for vaccinations, A Thousand Fibers honors a Philly resident, and a new Mural Arts project fuses salsa with self-expression. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
Talking stop-motion animation with Kelli S. Williams
Satirical art for the sake of laughs and social change
Kelli S. Williams is a 2021 Mural Arts Philly Black Artist Fellow, and she's using stop-motion animation and comedy to challenge how we think. Christina Anthony profiles.
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.
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At The Bower, Philadelphia sculptors take the Pennsylvania landscape to heart
The nature of art
The Bower, a new sculpture park and public garden outside Harrisburg, features sculptures from Philadelphia artists in a unique and immersive dialogue with the landscape around them. Helen Walsh visits.
The Delaware Art Museum presents Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020
How does a museum add to its collection? And why? Delaware Art Museum’s Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020 has adventurous answers. Gail Obenreder reviews.