The collaborative handmade paper- and printmaking center at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts publishes new works by Liz Collins and Sarah McEneaney.
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Brodsky Center at PAFA’s Spring Sale Features Limited Editions by Contemporary Artists
The sale includes work by Kiki Smith, Barkley L. Hendricks, Frank Bowling, Elizabeth Catlett, William Kentridge, Pat Steir, Richard Tuttle, and many more.
In Protest of School’s Actions During Black Lives Matter Demonstrations, Students Boycott Annual Show
At the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, more than a dozen students are sitting out their final show and presenting their work at alternative, artist-run spaces instead.
Pennsylvania Art School Asks Faculty to Keep Professional Affiliation Separate From Activism
Alumni, students, and members of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts community, including Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Didier William, have signed letters of concern condemning the college’s non-affiliation policies.
Finding Intimacy in the Immensity of Infinity
In Intimate Immensity at PAFA, touch, materiality, the sensual, and the subversive are part of a feminist lineage.
Government Shutdown Jeopardizes Major Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Suffrage Centennial
Employees of the National Endowment for the Arts, which funds many public arts programs, are among the 800,000 government workers currently living without pay. Now, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts cannot submit a grant proposal to celebrate the upcoming centennial.
Imagining Utopia in Rina Banerjee’s Whimsical Cornucopias
Cobbled together from materials including cowrie shells, Yoruba masks, horns, Japanese mosquito nets, and crocodile heads, Rina Banerjee’s fantastical sculptures present a utopian vision of globalism.
Museum Keeps Chuck Close Exhibition, Supplements It with Show About Power and Gender Dynamics
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which is currently hosting a show of Close’s photographs, will put on a range of programs in light of recent sexual misconduct allegations against the artist.
American Artists’ Fraught Responses to the First World War
From critical to patriotic and everything in between, a vast exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts displays the full range of US artists’ reactions to World War I.
Best of 2016: Our Top 15 Exhibitions Across the United States
Here’s a small taste of what this vast country had to offer in art this year.
Machines Triggered by the Ghost of Thomas Eakins
Artist Fernando Orellana is summoning the ghost of Thomas Eakins to Philadelphia through art machines and nude models.
The Indefatigable Curiosity of Norman Lewis
PHILADELPHIA — While teaching at Jefferson School of the Social Sciences in New York around 1949, Norman Lewis began to draft an artist’s treatise in which he laid out his teaching theories, and, more intriguingly, his ideas about the role an artist should play in society.