Visual Art

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First Friday: Five Galleries to Check Out Tomorrow

June First Friday @ Vox Populi Three shows at once, featuring works by Gabriel Boyce, Beth Heinly, Erin Murray and Jes Fan. The reception also features Jes Fan […]

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First Friday: Three Galleries to Check Out Tomorrow

Kensington Blues @ Savery Gallery Between 2008 and 2014, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge captured a side of Philly rarely seen, rarely talked about anywhere else. The […]

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Gallery Guide: Five Shows to Check Out This First Friday

Chris Peters @ Gravy Studio Wisconsin-born photographer Chris Peters creates “large scale, site-specific camera obscuras” in abandoned buildings. He’s collected photos of these works for […]

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See What Local Artists Are Up To During Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists is hosting its annual behind-the-scenes look at what local artists are up to in neighborhoods across the city. Philadelphia […]

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Blue Bell Native Turns to Finger-Painting in Her Battle With Cancer

Sarah Frank, of Blue Bell, Pa., was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in March of this year. Upon first hearing the devastating news, the 23-year-old was […]

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The 15 Essential Paintings in PMA’s New American Still Life Exhibition

If you’re an impatient type of person or easily bewildered in art museums, we’ve made things easy for you — with the help of Kathy […]

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2015 Pew Grants Announced for Local Artists and Organizations

Over 50 Philadelphia area cultural organizations and artists received grants from The Pew Center for the Arts and Heritage, marking the Center’s 10th year of grant making. […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Puts Its Famous Artworks on the Streets

The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) has hung 60 replicated masterpieces along Philly city streets, making onlookers across the region do double takes. PMA and the Knight Foundation teamed up […]

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Two Hidden Cézanne Sketches Found at the Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation is known for their collection of impressionist and early modern artwork, including 69 pieces of work by Cézanne. Well, now make that […]

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Philly Artists Mail Their Art Works to Complete Strangers

If a piece of art from a complete stranger fell through your mail slot recently, here’s why: Curator Laris Kreslins cultivated a team of more than […]

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PMA Acquires New Works From Cézanne, Manet, Duchamp and More

Big news from the Philadelphia Museum of Art today: The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today several important gifts to its collection. As a bequest […]

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Rodin Museum Closing to Make Room for New Exhibition

If you’ve been itching for a visit with The Thinker, you better hurry. Philly’s Rodin Museum will close up for a month, starting this Thursday, January 7th, […]

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A Philly Art Critic Remembers Edward J. Sozanski

Edward J. Sozanski, since 1982 chief art critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, died on Monday April 14. He was 77. For over three decades Sozanski […]