The James A. Michener Art Museum presents Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Structural Form, an exhibition of painter and photographer Charles Sheeler’s little-known fashion photography created for Condé Nast between 1926 and 1931—a body of work that significantly informed the aesthetic vision of one of American modernism’s founding figures. Through a collection of paintings, photographs, textile designs, and mannequins styled in original fashions that replicate his photographic strategies, the exhibition will enable visitors to make connections between Sheeler’s photographic experimentations at Condé Nast and how the artist translated this work into the industrial paintings and photographs that established his career.
In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Cliveden of the National Trust is an 18th-century historic house and the site of the 1777 Battle of Germantown. A National Historic Landmark, Cliveden was the summer home of prominent colonial attorney Benjamin Chew.
People’s Light received an Advancement grant to conduct in-depth market analysis and develop the company’s approach to diversifying its programs, attracting new audiences, and deepening relationships with existing audiences.
The Library Company of Philadelphia hosts an opening reception for Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind.
William Williams is a photographer and a 1997 Pew Fellow.
Zoe Strauss: Ten Years, on view at the International Center of Photography in New York, has received recent media attention from a number of publications.
This exhibition will survey a generation of pioneering female artists in relation to the technology innovators who helped shape the information age.
Kukuli Velarde is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
Linda Cordell is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
In 2010, Laura Hoptman rejoined the curatorial staff at the Museum of Modern Art as curator of the department of painting and sculpture.
Conductor Gil Rose’s dynamic performances and many recordings have garnered international critical praise. In 2012, he assumed the position of artistic director of Monadnock Music.
The Fabric Workshop and Museum presents a conversation between visual artist Ann Hamilton and author and art critic Maria Popova.