The Barnes Foundation presented a major exhibition of work by Nigerian-born, London-based artist Yinka Shonibare, including a new commission, plus works of sculpture, photography, painting, and installation.
Janet Goldwater is a media artist and a 2005 Pew Fellow.
One the first curators to radically re-think the contemporary art exhibition context, Siegelaub spoke with Gleadowe, a British art historian, prior to his passing in 2013 for a forthcoming book from the Center on structural innovation in exhibition-making.
These catalogues provide insights from a variety of artists and scholars and delve into the projects’ artistic and community engagement processes.
Rachel Blau DuPlessis is a poet, critic, and a 2002 Pew Fellow.
This project will pose the question: What does a 21st-century urban monument look like? The centerpiece of this exploration will be a temporary monument designed by the late, award-winning artist Terry Adkins.
Ezra Shales is an art historian, curator, and artist whose research, publications, and exhibitions explore the intersections of design, craft, and art in modern and contemporary culture.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Strange Currencies, The Galleries at Moore host a conversation between Mexico City-based artist and activist Minerva Cuevas and Creative Time Chief Curator Nato Thompson about the effects of socially engaged art practices.
Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas will recreate a city block with a series of 1:1 scale photographs of North Philadelphia’s people and buildings, installed in the galleries of the PPAC, inviting audiences to consider issues related to gentrification, and setting the stage for public forums and a crowd-sourced neighborhood image archive and exhibition.
Hou Hanru is a Chinese-born art critic and curator, as well as the artistic director of the MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts in Rome.
The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Three international designers created new works that reconceptualized conventional notions of lace.