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December 31, 2012

Year In Review: Uwishunu Presents The Best Of Philadelphia 2012 In Photos

2012 is just about over, and with 2013 just hours away, it’s a great time to take a look back at the highs of the year. Of which there were plenty. If you read Uwishunu regularly, or even if it’s your first time on the site, you know how much we love vibrant photos of […]

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May 9, 2012

Countdown To The Opening Of The Barnes Foundation: A Selected Highlight From The Collection – “The Postman” By Vincent Van Gogh

With the long-awaited opening of the new Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway just ten days away (May 19!), we’re spotlighting a few select artworks from the unparalleled collection leading up to the museum’s opening. Our first spotlight was “Models” By Georges Seurat. Today we’re highlighting “The Postman” by Vincent van Gogh, a very […]

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April 30, 2012

Last Chance: Van Gogh Up Close At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Closes This Sunday, May 6

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s latest headlining exhibition, Van Gogh Up Close, closes this Sunday, May 6. Make sure you check it out if you haven’t already. More than 200,000 visitors have seen the exhibition as of last week. It has welcomed art lovers from 44 countries and 48 states plus Puerto Rico and D.C. […]

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April 20, 2012

Acclaimed Photographer Zoe Strauss And Other Local Artists To Discuss Van Gogh’s Legacy At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, April 27

In conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s current exhibition, Van Gogh Up Close (on view through May 6), a panel of contemporary artists will discuss the significance and influence of Vincent Van Gogh’s oeuvre on living artists at a special lecture held at the museum Friday evening, April 27. Featured panelists include the one […]

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March 29, 2012

Tomorrow, March 30, Is “Van Gogh Appreciation Day” In Honor Of The Artist’s 159th Birthday: Celebrate At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Tomorrow, Friday, March 30, marks Vincent van Gogh’s 159th birthday. In honor of the hallowed painter, the City of Philadelphia has officially declared tomorrow “Van Gogh Appreciation Day.” The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Van Gogh Up Close exhibition provides the perfect opportunity for recognizing the master. Plus, the museum will be hosting a special birthday […]

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March 19, 2012

Deal Feed: Get $10 Off Tickets To Van Gogh Up Close At The Art Museum

This past Saturday, NBC10 aired a feature entitled “Van Gogh Up Close” exploring the life and work of Vincent van Gogh and highlighting the major exhibition of the same name at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It was a great segment, with NBC10 host Lori Wilson literally strolling through some of van Gogh’s landscapes thanks to green-screen technology. Now if you mention the NBC10 program, get $10 off adult tickets, March 20-23. For online purchases, use discount code: NBC10. Van Gogh Up Close is seen in the US only in Philly. [Van Gogh Up Close]

February 22, 2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Young Friends Winter Gala Set For February 25: Late-Night Van Gogh Access, Local Drinks, Starr Food And Live Music

The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s annual winter gala is set for this Saturday, February 25. The event will feature the museum’s hit exhibition Van Gogh Up Close, which features the artist’s later, more impressionistic and “close-up” work. You can mix, mingle and enjoy world-class art, sip signature cocktails and take your […]

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February 15, 2012

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Introduces Van Gogh-Inspired Culinary Offerings In Conjunction With The Artist’s Marquee Exhibition

The Philadelphia Museum of Art and STARR Events are proud to introduce special culinary offerings and experiences in honor of the Van Gogh Up Close exhibition on display now through May 6. Granite Hill presents diners with a Van Gogh Chef’s Table reflecting the various regions explored by the passionate artist throughout his life, from […]

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February 1, 2012

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art’s Latest Marquee Exhibition, Van Gogh Up Close, Debuts Today, February 1

It’s opening day for Van Gogh Up Close, the latest headlining exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit, featuring more than 40 of the close-up works the masterful artist crafted in his later years, has already received praise from The Wall Street Journal and is sure to garner more in the coming weeks. […]

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January 31, 2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art’s Van Gogh Praised In The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal just published a flattering review of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s soon to open marquee exhibition Van Gogh Up Close, featuring more than 40 of the close-up works the masterful artist crafted in his later years. The writer describes the exhibit as “full of revelations” and “brief moments of peace in a turbulent life” as much for the artist 130 years ago and the viewer today. Check it out for yourself once the exhibition opens to the public on February 1. [Wall Street Journal]