Half of the team behind Art Star — a gallery-cum-boutique that showcases some of the most innovative contemporary art around - Erin Waxman gives Street a tour of this city's vibrant arts
Street: What’s your favorite piece of public art in the city?
Now — October 12: Judith Leiber: The Art of the Handbag, The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, Free
These days if you catch someone carrying a Judith Leiber bag they are most likely a mother, a grandmother, or a gin-swilling Connecticut yuppie.
Sure, you ain't no Banksy, but Arts has your back. This week, we show you how to DIY
• One roll .003” acetate drafting film (available at Blick and other art supply stores)
• An Exacto knife
• A can of spray paint (we used Montana)
• A computer with a graphics editing program (if you don’t have one, download Gimp.
A little over a year ago, Penn alum Abdi Farah (‘09) was napping in Fisher Fine Arts. But since winning the first season of Bravo’s reality art competition, Work of Art, he’s become a household name, scored a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum and pocketed a cool hundred grand.
With less than two minutes of a new track, Drake has left us pleasantly surprised. One of the recent leaks off his debut album — Thank Me Later, set for release in May — is an incomplete clip from a love song called “Fall For Your Type.” And even missing three of its verses, it’s rather good.
Annabeth Rosen: Contingency, Mei-Ling Hom: Yun Nan = Southern Clouds and Paul Swenbeck: Shaker Legend-Trip
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Now — May 1
With Philadelpha still reeling from hosting the National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts, Fleisher/Ollman offers up the work of three innovative ceramic artists working primarily with clay.
Today — 4/1: A Sunny Day in Glasgow, KungFu Necktie, $10
If you’re new to the space-rock, shuffly, pre-emo genre, let Pitchfork faves and Philly locals A Sunny Day In Glasgow welcome you into the fold.