Bruce Metcalf

1996 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1996
Visual Arts

References

“I curate for curious people. I curate for people who love some other field or subject the same way I love art. I curate for those people who need to be won over, but are willing.”

Stolfa talks with us about the process of creating a community-sourced exhibition, the ability of art to serve as an avenue for dialogue, her vision for the future, and more.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Strange Currencies, this forum of independent contemporary art groups and spaces from around the country will explore what it means to be (and stay) “alternative.”

One of Philadelphia’s smartest and scrappiest small, no-profit art spaces, Marginal Utility is known for forging long-term commitments with artists.

Cuban performance artist Tania Brugera will present her 1998 performance work Displacement.

Grants & Grantees

Named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener, this museum was founded in 1988 with a regional focus, housing a collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.

Ars Nova Workshop undertook planning for an exhibition that explores the relationship between Han Bennink and Peter Brötzmann, two important figures in European improvised music.

Grants & Grantees

New Paradise Laboratories is an experimental performance ensemble that explores radical means to bend conventional ideas of theater.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Composer David Ludwig’s works address pressing contemporary issues, be they “political, existential, or simply aesthetic,” he says.

Grants & Grantees

Mark Goodwin is a visual artist and a 1995 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

A performance and newly commissioned album-length musical composition by Jace Clayton will take its inspiration from the artwork and record collection of Albert Barnes—including a recording which is credited with introducing African American spirituals to the wider world—offering audiences a way to reconnect with and to reimagine the Barnes Foundation collection through sound.

Lauren Mabry unveils new ceramic works at The Clay Studio, David Scott Kessler screens his film The Pine Barrens, and The Wall Street Journal reviews Bo Bartlett’s exhibition at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe.