Like the Confederate monuments around the country, the sculpture of Rizzo is salt in an open wound for many of the city’s residents of color.
An exhibition at the Barnes Foundation uses the theme of the contemporary flânuer to draw connections to its 19th-century collection, but the concept is deeply muddled.
David Kessler spent six years filming the Pine Barrens’ landscape and its inhabitants, capturing the area in every imaginable state and season.
Suzanne Ciani, a pioneer of electronic music in the 1970s and ’80s, played her Buchla 200e in a rare improvised performance at a small Philadelphia theater, and it was completely packed.
Matt Freedman is at heart a storyteller, working for years as a writer and cartoonist. Stringing together obtuse veins of thought, he fabricates alternate realities and histories.
In Jumatatu Poe’s work, movements that appear classical blend seamlessly with voguing, African dance movements, and J-Sette, a style sprung out of black Southern drill teams.
PHILADELPHIA — Up the stairs on the second floor of Locks Gallery, you’ll find an exhibition of landscapes. These aren’t the boring, pastoral, plein air landscapes you’ll find for sale in droves up the street in Old City.
PHILADELPHIA — Nancy Davidson’s sculptures have a bombastic quality, like an overbearing, gaudily dressed aunt who has just arrived late to a family gathering.
GLENSIDE, Pa. — I was not particularly excited to see a show of copier art. How different could the images of these photocopies be from the actual copies themselves?
PHILADELPHIA — The “I”-shaped table is set up as if it contained a presentation of recently excavated artifacts.
PHILADELPHIA — 2016 has not been a good year for the annual New Year’s Day Mummers Parade.
PHILADELPHIA — In the wake of major governmental ineffectiveness following a massive earthquake in 1985, artists in Mexico City began building a vibrant DIY arts movement and searching for less traditional modes of expression.