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The Rodger LaPelle Gallery Shows "Octopus Lines" New Paintings by Martin...

Philadelphia, PA- For over 15 years The Rodger LaPelle Galleries has been proud to represent Martin Poole on a yearly basis.  This year we anticipate a particularly provocative feast of paintings.  ‘Octopus Lines’, the shows headliner,...

Museums Organize Exhibition Devoted to Rembrandt’s Representation of Jesus

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- For Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), the greatest painter, draftsman and printmaker of the Dutch Golden Age, the portrayal of biblical themes was a central preoccupation and one to which the artist introduced challenging innovati...

The Philadelphia Antiques Show: Nation’s Premier Antiques Show Turns 50

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Widely recognized as the premier American antiques and decorative arts show in the country, The Philadelphia Antiques Show has a lot to celebrate in 2011. Since its inception in 1962, the Show has raised more than $17 million to help...

History of Advertising Explored through Medical Posters 1846 to Present

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Boldly claiming cures for all manner of ailments, posters have long been a favorite form of advertising for manufacturers, pharmacies, and quack doctors alike. Bright colors and punchy slogans captured the public’s attention, us...

First Major Retrospective to Honor Artist Sheila Hicks: 50 Years at...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) presents Sheila Hicks: 50 Years, the first major retrospective to honor this extraordinary American artist. The exhibition is on view from March 24 through August 7, 2011. Sheila Hicks has buil...

First Major Retrospective to Honor Artist Sheila Hicks at the Institute...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) presents Sheila Hicks: 50 Years, the first major retrospective to honor this extraordinary American artist. The exhibition is on view from March 24 through August 7, 2011. Sheila Hicks has buil...

Murals Brighten City, Depict Philadelphia History

PHILADELPHIA, PA (REUTERS).- With 3,553 murals Philadelphia boasts the largest public art program in the United States and is a model for other cities around the world seeking to transform urban landscapes. While its historic charms, such as the Libert...

Museum Presents the First U.S. Exhibition of Works by Artist-Couturier Roberto...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Roberto Capucci, a master of color, form, and innovative silhouettes, was one of the founders of modern Italian fashion in the early 1950s. Today, after six decades of creative achievement, he remains one of Italy’s most influen...

Philadelphia Museum of Art Presents Survey of George Inness’s Italian Landscapes

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- A central figure in the history of American 19th-century landscape painting, George Inness (1825–1894) made two sojourns to Italy—the first in 1851 to 1852 and the second from 1870 to 1874—during which he followed in t...

Moore College of Art & Design Receives Largest Endowment Gift In...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- In a major advancement for both its endowment and for the Moore College of Art & Design mission of preparing students for careers in the visual arts, Penny Fox, Chair of Moore’s Board of Trustees, and her husband Bob, have giv...

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