Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces Exhibition Through Spring 2015

Alexander Girard's "Wooden Dolls" will be on display starting TK in Tk.

Alexander Girard’s “Wooden Dolls” will be on display starting November 22 in “Vitra: Design, Architecture, Communication.”

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has announced its upcoming exhibition schedule, a rotating series of art collections running mid-September through May of next year.

Among them is a major retrospective of prolific American photographer/filmmaker Paul Strand. Two-hundred-fifty of Strand’s best prints will be pulled from the Museum’s archives, including his famous works Blind Woman, and Young Boy. If abstract work is more your speed, “Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart” kicks off on September 13th with an array of colorful works by the celebrated draftsman. More information from PMA below:

Paul Strand's "Blind Woman" (New York, 1936)

Paul Strand’s “Blind Woman” (New York, 1916)

Full Circle: Works on Paper by Richard Pousette-Dart“: “Full Circle will survey works on paper from the career of Richard Pousette-Dart, one of the twentieth-century’s most creative draftsmen. The exhibition will focus on the artist’s remarkably varied use of materials and techniques as well as on the evolution of the imagery that he created in many different styles over the course of nearly seven decades.” September 13–November 30, 2014, Lynne and Harold Honickman Gallery and Muriel and Philip Berman Gallery.

Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography“: “This major retrospective is devoted to the work of photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand, a critical figure in the history of modern art, whose archive of more than 4,000 prints came to the Museum in 2010 and now stands as a cornerstone of the collection. The exhibition will survey Strand’s entire life’s work, emphasizing his most important projects of every decade from the 1910s through the 1960s.” October 21, 2014–January 4, 2015, Dorrance Galleries.

Vitra: Design, Architecture, Communication“: A European Project with American Roots (working title): “This exhibition will showcase the innovative design of the Swiss family-owned furniture company through its products, models and materials studies, drawings, photographs, and videos.” November 22, 2014–April 26, 2015, Collab Gallery, Perelman Building.

Art from the African American Collections (working title): “This exhibition will highlight the Museum’s collection of works by African American artists.” January–April 2015, Lynne and Harold Honickman Gallery and Muriel and Philip Berman Gallery. 

Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano” (working title): “Ink and Gold is devoted to the works of a remarkable lineage of painters in Japan, originally patronized by the shoguns, powerful military rulers.” February–May 2015, Dorrance Galleries.