Visual Arts

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WetLand (FringeArts Festival, 06Sep2014)

Hello! For this installment of the blog, we wanted to try something different.  As any loyal visitor to this site knows, we primarily do written reviews and opinion pieces of local Philadelphia art.  Right now, the Fringe festival is in effect–and our awesome summer is still rather busy–so keeping up with the posts is tougher … Continue reading

The Adults (Painted Bride Art Center, 06Sep14)

What They Say It Is: This is no run-of-the-mill vacation. Veteran and next-generation New Paradise Laboratories cast members come together to present the world premiere of The Adults, a multi-family vacation that takes an unexpected turn when adults start behaving badly. Influenced by Anton Chekhov and the paintings of Eric Fischl and set to a … Continue reading

The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller (FringeArts, 04Apr14)

What they say it is: Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green and legendary indie rockers Yo La Tengo join forces to celebrate one of the world’s most brilliant inventors in the live documentary performance The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller. Yo La Tengo’s stunning live score sets the stage for Green’s captivating in-person cinematic narration of … Continue reading

Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus (Philadelphia Museum of Art, 15Oct 2011)

What they say it is: According to the Philadelphia Museum of Art website, This exhibition, the first Rembrandt exhibition in Philadelphia since 1932 and the first ever in the city to include paintings by the Dutch master, reunites the seven paintings of this exceedingly rare and singular series for the first time since 1656. Of … Continue reading