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Artists become others at Napoleon

Published on 18 December 2014 by in Philadelphia

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A beige canvas rectangle on the floor topped with a human-size, plush stick figure of the same color greeted visitors to the second floor hallway of 319 North 11th Street on First Friday. Seeing that the hallway of this multiform art destination is a severely underutilized space, the regulars stopped in their tracks as much […]

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The motif that recurs in the Archive Space at Crane Arts is a product of Gregory Labold–or perhaps just as accurately, the product of a humble little mushroom. A radial pattern of lines emerges from the center point of a circular shape, which is subsequently repeated countless times in the small space on the walls, […]

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The atmosphere of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is as viscous as it is visceral – at least for the time being. Since mid-September, PAFA has been taking a look back at the long visual history of filmmaker, painter and all-around artistic anomaly David Lynch. By examining the past and present of […]

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By Nicole Rupersburg, Springboard Exchange Gayle Isa started working at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia in 1993. This was in the aftermath of the infamous Rodney King verdict and the riots in Los Angeles that followed. Racial tensions were high, including those between African Americans and Asian Americans, all across the country. Asian […]

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Have you ever seen a ghost? Kristopher Benedict has. And for your viewing enjoyment, he has surreptitiously sneaked them into Tiger Strikes Asteroid as part of his solo show “Kristopher Benedict: Happy Ghost,” curated by Will DiBello. Each painting he includes in the seven-piece exhibit is a pastiche of personal and found photos, images from […]

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Cheryl Harper takes her cues from America, but not the idealized Americana or patriotic invocations that so often find a place in folk art and popular culture. Instead, this artist produces a brand of ridiculous, self-conscious commentary on the state of the country and our collective obsessions. At James Oliver Gallery, both the political landscape […]

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Having recently completed their Fall Experimental Music Festival which included a retrospective of early electronic musician Bruce Haack and a night of avant-garde compositions curated by Thomas Patteson, North Philadelphia’s <fidget> performance space shows no signs of standing still, as its rather apropos name might suggest. On December 12 and 13, <fidget> will host “There, […]

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By David Gunn, Freewall Freewall announces its newest project Growth and Change by David Guinn at the Manton Street Community Garden, 4th and Manton Street in South Philadelphia. The mural is an abstract composition representing the energy of the gardeners at The Manton Street Community Garden and the spirit if the neighborhood. Huge overlapping brushstrokes of […]

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By Ann Mintz, Reading Terminal Market On November 9, world indie songstress Eleanor Dubinsky brought her eclectic repertoire to Reading Terminal Market. Born in St. Louis, Dubinsky’s music is influenced by extensive travels in Europe, Latin and South America. A favorite at Philadelphia arts venues such as the Kimmel Center’s International Festival of the Arts, […]

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If the third time is the charm, then the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym‘s “Process: Wood III” show is surely the enchanted culmination of its two predecessors. This Knight Arts grantee acts as the reliquary for a number of artifacts, many of which seem to cast a spiritual slant on one of the most time-tested mediums. Even […]

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