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January 21, 2011

Anatomy/Academy, An Exhibition Fusing Art And Science, Arrives At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts January 29

Hugh Breckenridge's oil painting "The Pestilence (War)" is featured in the exhibit. (Photo courtesy PAFA)

Anatomy/Academy, a new exhibition exploring the intersection between art and medical science, will be on display at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) January 29th through April 17th. Anatomy/Academy will draw on PAFA’s rich artistic holdings, complemented by loans from Philadelphia institutions, private collections and museums. The exhibition will include drawings, photographs, paintings […]

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January 3, 2011

This Sunday, January 9 Is The Last Day To View Thomas Eakins’ The Gross Clinic At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

See Thomas Eakins' masterpiece through this Sunday. (Photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition “Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew” is on display at the Perelman Building for just one more weekend. Acquired by the Museum and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2007 after a public campaign to keep local artist Thomas Eakins’ painting in Philadelphia, the 1875 masterpiece Portrait of […]

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July 23, 2010

Seeing ‘The Gross Clinic’ Anew

Seeing 'The Gross Clinic' Anew

Thomas Eakins is one of Philadelphia’s most beloved and acclaimed natives. He spent the bulk of his life living, studying and working right here in the city. Several years ago, when Thomas Jefferson University attempted to sell his most renowned work, The Gross Clinic, to an out of state buyer, art lovers from across the […]

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May 26, 2010

Upcoming Exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Upcoming Exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

I recently had a chance to get a little peek at a few of the exhibitions that will be coming to the Philadelphia Museum of Art over the next 18 months. Knowing that many of you are hardcore art lovers, I thought I’d share the info and get the rest of you as excited for […]

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