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  1. Red Grooms' Philadelphia "Cornucopia" shown for the first time in nearly 30 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Art Daily

    Marlborough Gallery announces that Philadelphia Cornucopia, Red Grooms' renowned 1982 sculpto-pictorama, is being shown for the first time in nearly 30 years as part of the exhibition Happiness, Liberty, Life? American Art and Politics at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia Cornucopia was commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia for the city's tri-centennial celebration in 1982, following the artist's groundbreaking 1977 exhibition in New York City: Ruckus Manhattan.


  2. Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II on view at the Kalamazoo Institute of ArtsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Art Daily

    The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts welcomed a new exhibition, Barbara Takenaga: Waiting in the Sky II. An abstract painter working in acrylics, Barbara Takenaga is known for her swirling, dot-based paintings of saturated color and undulating patterns.


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    Jul 23, 2016 | Art Daily

    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is welcoming this summer's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with a special exhibition, Happiness, Liberty, Life?: American Art and Politics, on view June 30 - September 18, 2016. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence in the summer of 1776 to the arrival of the Democratic National Convention in July of 2016, the City of Brotherly Love has been at the epicenter of American politics.


  4. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts announces new acquisitions to permanent collectionRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Art Daily

    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts announced the most recent acquisitions to its growing collection of American art. The works include paintings, sculpture, and works on paper spanning from the turn of the 20th century to the present.


  5. Top-tier silver, porcelains, objets d'art and fine jewelry offered at Stephenson's July 22 auctionRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Art Daily

    A summer break might have been a tempting idea for the team at family-owned Stephenson's Auctioneers , but then along came a series of consignments that deserved immediate attention. The gleaming array of antiques and decoratives from several Philadelphia-area homes will be featured in a Friday, July 22 Midsummer Auction that also includes objets d'art and vertu.


  6. 62nd Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale to be hosted by University of PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2016 | Art Daily

    Clay tablets from the ancient Near East, bearing cuneiform, an ancient writing system in use thousands of years ago, were but curiosities until scholars began to decipher them in the mid-19th century. Since then, the decipherment of numerous tablets inscribed by ancient scribes-detailing everything from economic transactions, to literary and religious stories, historical sagas, medical prescriptions and recipes for beer-has opened up a treasure trove of information about some of the earliest human civilizations, the ancient Near Eastern cultures that grew up along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers ages ago.


  7. Embracing the contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection on view in PhiladelphiaRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Art Daily

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is opening a major exhibition entitled Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection. The exhibition presents one of this country's finest collections of contemporary art, which includes outstanding works by some of the most influential European and American artists since the mid-twentieth century, including Jasper Johns, Howard Hodgkin, Ellsworth Kelly, Jeff Koons, Brice Marden, Bruce Nauman, Gabriel Orozco, Charles Ray, and Cy Twombly.


  8. Contemporary sculpture and landscape blend in new Heritage exhibitRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Art Daily

    The imaginative work of 10 artists from across the country are now featured in Heritage Museums & Gardens ' seasonal outdoor exhibit, Natural Threads. This outdoor art installation features works using natural and synthetic fibers that connect to the natural elements in the Museums' varied terrain and lush gardens.


  9. Exhibition at the Whitney features approximately 100 artworks by Stuart DavisRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Art Daily

    Debuting at the Whitney on June 10, 2016, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing features approximately 100 artworks by an artist whose formal brilliance and complexity captured the energy of mass culture and modern life. The exhibition is unusual in its focus on Stuart Davis's mature work, from his paintings of consumer products of the early 1920s to the work left on his easel at his death in 1964, and in exploring Davis's habit of using preexisting motifs as springboards for new compositions.


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    Jun 4, 2016 | Art Daily

    Maurice B. Prendergast , Promenade, c. 1915-18. Oil on canvas, 24 x 31 in. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.


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    May 18, 2016 | Art Daily

    Many of America's great railroads were founded or operated in the Keystone State during the glory days of trains - the Reading, Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad lines, to name but a few. A lesser-known and much smaller-scale Pennsylvania 'railroad' is the toy train assemblage that was displayed in the Montgomery County home of collector John Dieterly.


  12. Exhibition of works by Marley Dawson opens at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery in SydneyRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Art Daily

    Marley Dawson, Wildflowers donA't care where they grow. Copper, aluminium, pneumatics, stamp controller, polyurethane, compressor.


  13. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts announces new acquisitions to permanent collectionRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Art Daily

    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts announced its latest acquisitions of a wide range of works that significantly enhance its renowned collection of American art. Ranging in date from 1856 to 2015 and acquired through both purchase and gift, these new additions include more than 40 paintings, sculptures, mixed media, and works on paper.


  14. Michener Art Museum to spotlight a century of Philadelphia fashionRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | Art Daily

    In a special exhibition that opens on March 13, 2016, the James A. Michener Art Museum will showcase a stunning collection of clothing and accessories created, worn, and sold in Philadelphia from 1896 to 1994. Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion from the Robert & Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection, Drexel University illuminates the rich sartorial legacy of a city that has often been overshadowed by New York, but in reality has played a significant role in American fashion: Philadelphia has long been an influential design center, an incubator for leading fashion design talent, and a home to stylish women.


  15. Stephenson's February 19 auction features furniture, Americana, other antiquesRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Art Daily

    Eighteenth and 19th-century furniture, Americana and other quality stock from long-established New Hope, Pa., antiques dealer Sally Goodman will be auctioned on Friday, Feb. 19, at Stephenson's suburban Philadelphia gallery. A member of the Bucks County Antiques Dealers Association, Goodman has been active in the trade since 1978.


  16. Folk Like Us: Group exhibition opens at Jonathan LeVine GalleryRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | Art Daily

    Jonathan LeVine Gallery presents Folk Like Us, a group exhibition featuring work by Ben Venom, Dennis McNett, Jim Houser and Souther Salazar. The diverse pairing of artists in Folk Like Us use a wide range of traditional craft materials, such as fabric, wood and paper, resulting in works that share a variety of commonalities with folk and outsider art.


  17. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts announces departure of museum Director Harry PhilbrickRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Art Daily

    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts today announced that Harry Philbrick, the Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, is stepping down from his position, effective February 11, to establish a nonprofit entity in Philadelphia that will explore the relationship between contemporary art and performance. PAFA President David R. Brigham says, "Harry Philbrick has been a great champion of PAFA's museum and has advanced every aspect of its mission.


  18. Solo exhibition of multi-media works on paper by Tony Ingrisano on view at Lesley Heller WorkspaceRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | Art Daily

    Lesley Heller Workspace presents a solo exhibition of multi-media works on paper by Tony Ingrisano. This is Ingrisano's second exhibition with the gallery and features all new large-scale works.


  19. Brittany Nelson's first solo show with Morgan Lehman Gallery opens in New YorkRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Art Daily

    Morgan Lehman Gallery presents Brittany Nelson: The Year I Make Contact, a methodological critique of photographic material practice, and her first solo show with the gallery. This body of work is an intricate experimentation with the 19th century negative reversal process of Mordancage.


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    Jan 3, 2016 | Art Daily

    Pentimenti Gallery is presenting Carte Blanche: Works on Paper, a new group exhibition. Nine national and international artists have been selected representing drawing and mixed media works, all of which make use of paper.


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