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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

UPenn’s Arthur Ross Gallery hosts ‘Monuments and Social Justice’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

In late September, Arthur Ross Gallery hosted a virtual conversation about the state of public art, looking to the past, present, and future of Philly monuments. Pam Forsythe listened in.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

‘Philadelphia Battlefields’ by John Kromer by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Are Philly elections a foregone conclusion? No, says ‘Philadelphia Battlefields,’ a new book on political upstarts from Rendell to Rhynhart. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Princeton University Art Museum presents ‘Life Magazine and the Power of Photography’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Millions of ‘Life’ magazine subscribers devoured images and stories that became iconic windows on the world. ‘Life Magazine and the Power of Photography,’ now digitally accessible, e…

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

‘A Girl of the Limberlost’ by Gene Stratton-Porter by Pamela J.  Forsythe

City-dwellers and suburbanites tired of staying home should try ‘A Girl of the Limberlost,’ an early 20th-century treasure ripe for rediscovery by pandemic-weary readers. Pamela Forsythe…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

DVAA presents ‘Colors of Hope’ in its new virtual gallery space by Pamela J.  Forsythe

South Philly’s Da Vinci Art Alliance debuts an art exhibition for the COVID era. ‘Colors of Hope,’ now up in the all-digital Gallery X, reminds us that better times are waiting. Pamela…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

‘Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right’ by Michael Smerconish by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Doylestown native and national pundit and author Michael Smerconish staked his career on a middle ground in an increasingly polarized world. ‘Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right…

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Friday, April 24, 2020

‘The Winterthur Garden Guide: Color for Every Season’ by Linda Eirhart by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Horticultural inspiration is growing this spring with Linda Eirhart’s ‘The Winterthur Garden Guide: Color for Every Season.’ Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

‘Stan Hochman Unfiltered,’ edited by Gloria Hochman by Pamela J.  Forsythe

‘Stan Hochman Unfiltered’ highlights an iconic Philly voice that took readers beyond the stats. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Arthur Ross Gallery and PAFA present works by printmaker Helen Frankenthaler by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Helen Frankenthaler, whose prints are enjoying simultaneous exhibitions at Arthur Ross and PAFA, said that a really good picture looks like it happened in one stroke. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Print Center presents its 94th Annual International Competition winners by Pamela J.  Forsythe

The Print Center’s yearly competition draws hundreds of entries from around the world, bringing photography and printmaking beyond traditional practice. Pam Forsythe reviews.

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

UArts presents Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Vernacular Avant-garde by Pamela J.  Forsythe

A sprawling new exhibition on Philly’s own mid-century renaissance takes us into spring 2020, encountering both famous and little-known cultural touchstones, from posters and books to arch…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Fabric Workshop and Museum presents ‘Echoes and Reverberations’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

In conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia festivities, Fabric Workshop and Museums revisits work from five former residents whose art explores contemporary Indigenous life. Pamela Forsy…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

‘Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia,’ edited by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum by Pamela J.  Forsythe

More than two years ago, Philadelphia came together with Monument Lab to examine what our monuments show, what they don’t, and what we could do about it. A new book looks back. Pamela Fors…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

‘Little Italy in the Great War’ by Richard N. Juliani by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Richard N. Juliani’s new book reveals troves of immigrant stories preserved in Philly’s early 19th-century newspapers, and pieces together an often-forgotten piece of the American home f…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Woodmere Art Museum presents ‘Our Town: A Retrospective of Edith Neff’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Philly's own Edith Neff didn't just paint what she saw. She brought you into the life of the painting, as viewers discover at a new retrospective at Woodmere. Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

PAFA presents ‘Ancient History of the Distant Future’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

PAFA’s permanent collection meets the future of contemporary art in partnership with KADIST, exploring everything from eroding Founding Fathers to riffs on Goya, where Wawa meets the War o…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents ‘Off the Wall: American Art Ready to Wear’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Typically, art needs two parties: the artist, and the person who experiences the art. But as the PMA explores in a new exhibition of wearable art, you have to consider the person who dons it…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

‘The History Teacher’ by Susan Bacon by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Philly-area and Delaware readers may catch echoes of our own industrial post-war days in Susan Bacon’s ‘The History Teacher.’ Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents ‘Designs for Different Futures’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

The good, the bad, and the ugly—of everything to come: it’s all on display at the PMA, in the wide-ranging and innovative ‘Designs for Different Futures.’ Pamela Forsythe reviews.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Philly Fringe 2016 review: Ann Hamilton’s ‘habitus’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Ann Hamilton's 'habitus' takes two forms: a large-scale Philly Fringe installation and a Fabric Workshop and Museum show. Pam Forsythe reviews both.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

‘Beck Epoch’: River dancing on air by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Alongside the Schuylkill River Arts Day on July 16, Invisible River presents a one-of-a-kind performance that suspends dancers from the Strawberry Mansion Bridge for an audience …

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