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August 14, 2014

Coming Attraction: David Lynch: The Unified Field Opens September 13 To Exhibit 90+ Paintings, Drawings And Short Films By The Iconic Filmmaker At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ alumni roster reads like a who’s who of the American fine art world: Alexander Stirling Calder, Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Benjamin West and many, many more studied within the walls of the historic arts institution on North Broad Street. But not only great painters are developed […]

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August 6, 2014

Now On View: Artist Jeremy Holmes Makes His Philadelphia Debut With A Site-Specific Bent Wood Installation At Drexel University

In University City, creativity has become part of the neighborhood’s cultural fabric. At Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, it’s all about exhibiting novel and experimental works in any medium an artist can imagine — from video and photography to sculpture and fashion design. Within the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s renovated URBN Annex, […]

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August 1, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For August 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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August 1, 2014

The Fabric Workshop And Museum Opens Its New Exhibition Kazumi Tanaka: Mother And Child Reunion Today, Friday, August 1

Memories, customs and traditional Japanese fabric processes come together to tell a riveting story in the newest exhibition at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, a space devoted to creating work in new materials and new media in collaboration with artists coming from diverse artistic backgrounds. Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion showcases the creations of […]

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July 30, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Hosts An Improvisational Violinist For A One-Night-Only Jazz Concert, Saturday, August 2

The performing arts make an appearance at one of Philadelphia’s great palaces of visual arts this weekend when improvisational violinist Diane Monroe visits the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts this Saturday, August 2. Home to vast trove of American art and treasures by such luminaries as Charles Willson Peale (founder of the Academy), Thomas […]

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July 25, 2014

Shop The Stadler-Kahn One-Day Off-Site Garage Sale Of Dreams For Sweet Summer Deals, This Sunday, July 27

Every summer, the dog days bring sweet retail therapy with ubiquitous end-of-summer sales. This Sunday, July 27, incredible one-of-a-kind finds in the style of Rittenhouse Square textile and design shop Stadler-Kahn will be on sale, too — but not at the shop. Stadler-Kahn, an “elevated five & dime,” stocks gorgeous gifts, vintage objects, fine art […]

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July 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For July 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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July 2, 2014

Now On View: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan For The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Renovation And Expansion Unveiled In Making A Classic Modern, On View Through September 1

This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art pulls back the curtain on its grand plans for the future of one of our city’s cultural treasures. Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art […]

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July 1, 2014

On View Now: The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration Of African American Works On Paper

For more than 200 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has trained the next generation of artists and showcased the best of American art. In this tradition, this summer the renowned museum presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper. Two distinct exhibits comprise this very special presentation. The Kelley […]

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June 20, 2014

Opening Alert: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne With A Preview Party, Saturday, June 21 And Public Opening, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This summer, though, visitors to the Barnes can experience a curated view of the works of post-impressionist Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) at […]

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