By RJ McKay
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Rachel McCay, the assistant curator at Woodmere Art Museum, talked about what you’ll see at the museum’s current exhibit, “Keeping It Real,” on display through June 7th.READ MORE: Gasoline Shortage Appears To Be Creeping Into Philadelphia Region As Colonial Pipeline Resumes Operations
“[It’s] Work by a range of artists in Philadelphia that is mostly representational. So that was the thematic foundation for the exhibition, representational imagery, which is imagery that is not abstract, so you can identify elements of the painting,” McCay explained.READ MORE: Man Shot 11 Times, Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Quadruple Shooting, Police Say
“The collection had grown in the direction of a realist tradition…so we wanted to highlight that and show off the generosity of the collectors and the interest of our collecting committee,” she added.MORE NEWS: Upper Darby Native Todd Rundgren Joins Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, The Go-Go's In 2021 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Class
For more information on Woodmere, visit: www.woodmereartmuseum.org.