Philadelphia Museum of Art
Never forget R. Mutt.
Recently there have been many stories on African Americans who are doing genetic tests to trace their roots. In this way
The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show, which is considered the finest Americana show in the country, is being held April 15-17, with a preview night on April 14, at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia.
I hadn't been to Philadelphia in so long that I couldn't even pin down the date, but when I heard about the Impressionists exhibition at the Art Museum, and its focus on their indefatigable cheerleader and art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, I knew I had to go.
Of course it felt a bit like an outpost of the gorgeous museum in Paris -- but without seeming imitative or second best. This museum had its own special grace and logic.
Philly is the underdog city, we are scrappy, we never give up, and we have heart. That is why we are now winning the match against other East Coast cities. Can you hear it?
Regardless of what the curators and "decision-makers" of today's art scene are looking for, Amaranth Ehrenhalt is not waiting for anyone's validation. "I know what I want to do," she said resolutely, "and I'm my own best critic."
In Duchamp's eyes, eroticism was as much of a movement as expression and cubism. Besides unifying the concerns of Duchamp's career, the exhibition of early work also demonstrates one of the reasons that the artist may have given up painting.
The trip proved transformative, as the two of them were able to experience firsthand a lifestyle dramatically different from
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