Philadelphia Museum of Art

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African art is sweeping through the mainstream art world as noted in recent examples from the Brooklyn Museum's Disguise
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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.
Travel
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.
Travel
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.
Travel
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?
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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."
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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.
Wellness
Rich in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art with the Benjamin Franklin Parkway behind him, where densely packed crowds
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Santa-Process from Ed Wheeler on Vimeo. "I was at The Met museum standing in front of the 'Washington Crossing [the Delaware
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The artworks of Medieval and Renaissance painters will stand forever as masterpieces. But there are omissions and misrepresentations of biblical history in the depictions and content, which enormously impact the Christianity and Judaism divide.
Politics
July 4th has been an extraordinarily big party day in Philly, and this year was no exception. Still this year was different. Though celebrants tried not to focus on fear, recent horrors in Boston, compounded by the seemingly intractable divisions in our country, were surely on our minds.
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"When I put a line down the only thing I know is how it should feel, and I know when it doesn’t feel right," he said. "My
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The show runs in New Haven through June 2. "He gives us a subtle suggestion of things, rather than a dramatic demonstration
Religion
Even as Homer seemed to have grappled with important, sweeping religious questions in his work, he also clearly intended viewers to get lost in the details.
Comedy
Admit it: Pretty much any music from "Rocky" can make any given actively roughly 74% more triumphant. There are few images
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Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?