World War I and American Art: Philadelphia’s Unsung Contributions

Soldiers skirmished throughout continental Europe, darkening the soil with bold and illuminating the sky above with contrails and phosphorous, and all the while artists from around the world immortalized their struggles with a brush and canvas. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts created a new exhibit commemorating WWI this past Friday, Nov. 4, and... Continue Reading →

Friday Night Jazz Puts On the Performance That Never Was     The Woodmere Art Museum has been putting on its seasonal Friday Night Jazz shows for the past seven years, bringing historically charged performances from the Philadelphia based Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, who have been performing locally and releasing albums since 1979. Warren Oree, upright bassist, leader, and founder of the group, was available... Continue Reading →

One First Friday Artist’s ‘Troublesome Relationship’ With Local Galleries

Every month, hundreds of starving artists flock to Philly's First Friday public gallery viewing, hoping to get a taste of the clientele that established Old City galleries pull daily. With each passing month, it's getting tougher and tougher to gain critical exposure. At this October's event, local biology student Adam Knapp is feeling the strain. Continue Reading →

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