The work by N.C. Wyeth was one of 16 illustrations made in 1929 for a translation of Homer’s Greek classic “The Odyssey.”
Many of the artists worked as part of the Works Progress Administration, which supported workers during the depression. They used vibrant colors to tell showcase life amid layoffs, food shortages, housing crises and the escalating anti-Semitism.
The Barnes Foundation has begun a year-long program which is designed to spark an appreciation for art among middle school students.
This October, check out Philly’s vibrant design scene at the aptly-named DesignPhiladelphia, featuring five days of workshops, conferences, installations, exhibits and more.
From enormous board game pieces sprinkled throughout the city to a giant clothespin and something that looks like a huge tooth, there’s always something to see in Philadelphia.
The newly renovated Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope has been an inspiration for several local artists and their work will be available for you to buy Saturday night from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. during an event designed to raise money for the theater.
On Monday, Sept. 17th, photographer RA Friedman will be setting up shop at The Rotunda for “The Big Nude Pinhole Shoot.”
Want to see your art on Philadelphia’s PECO Building? Starting in September, you just might be able to.
Even as Saadia Lawton came to Lincoln University two years ago to teach art, she couldn’t figure out why the school had never developed a nationally known program in visual arts and museum studies.
For more information on the Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery, visit michenermuseum.org.
Fred Beans is sponsoring a new exhibit, “Offering of the Angels: Treasures of the Uffizi Gallery,” at the Michener Art Museum.
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Funerary violins, an un-dead puppeteer and a horror-filled burlesque show. It might sound morbid, but that’s the point.
Philadelphia has been called home by some of the world’s greatest artists, and the city is filled with artistic treasures at every turn.
Expectations for the 2012 creative scene in Philadelphia are high, but the spring and summer lineup of festivals will satisfy any art aficionado. Check out the top upcoming festivities to fulfill a serious, or just curious, art fix.