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Arts

More Than Just a Pretty Picture: Shahzia Sikander's 'The Perennial Gaze'

Shahzia Sikander explores the bounds of cultural identity and femininity through her art—and you can see it here in Philly.

by RANIA ZAKARIA

'The Penn Review': A Literary Magazine by Penn Students

Street talks to Daniel Finkel (C'19), 'The Penn Review' Editor–in–Chief. 

by SHUNMEL SYAU

Alice Deng The Triple Threat: Artist, Designer, Programmer

Her multifaceted approach to creativity juggles paintbrushes, cameras, and finite automata. 

by CHRISTINA LU

Reviewing 'Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now' at the PMA

The show features fashion from 1947 to present and is a must see for any style lover.

by CLAIRE OCHROCH

What the Sculpture on 34th and Walnut Can Teach You About Overcoming Obstacles

Robinson Fredenthal's "Black Forest" and his story of perseverance against Parkinson's.

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

A Year After Hurricane Maria KWH Exhibits Stories of Puerto Ricans in Philly

Las Voces de Maria exhibits the story of Puerto Ricans in Philly a year after Hurricane Maria. 

by XINYI WAN

Berthe Morisot Arrives at the Barnes Foundation as a “Woman” Impressionist

An otherwise successful retrospective of an important female artist loses power in the exhibition title.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Bloomers’ Fall Show: Great Jams, Perfectly Timed Skits, and Funny Women

The show will run from Thursday, Oct. 18 to Sat., Oct 20. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Puppets to Take the Streets of West Philly This Saturday

Spiral Q Puppet Theater’s annual Peoplehood Parade will leverage the power of art and community to honor transgender lives.

by CHRISTINA LU

What's in the Fisher Fine Arts Rare Books Library?

With materials from late 15th century to yesterday, it is well worth a visit. 

by XINYI WAN

The Fabric Workshop Brings to You “Poorly Watched Girls”

In a multidisciplinary contemporary art experience, Bocanegra touches on how women in trouble are theatricalized. 

by SHERRY TSENG

Cellos and Radiohead: The Portland Cello Project is Performing at Annenberg this Saturday

In their Radiohead homage tour, the group will be playing hits like "Karma Police" on the cello. 

by SHERRY TSENG

"No Borders" is The Silent Protest You Are Not Hearing

How Molly Crabapple's art in Fishtown addresses the injustice of immigration. 

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

40 Years of Bloomers

Their show this weekend, attracting alums from across the country, follows Bachelor Andy on his search for love. 

by SHERRY TSENG

'Timekeepers: Computer Zero' is the Newest Novel Set on Penn’s Campus

The recently released time–travel adventure will feature familiar campus locations in an alternative dimension.

by CHRISTINA LU

An Augmented Reality Mural Comes to Philly

The mural "Dreams, Diaspora, and Destiny" comes to life with holographic statues and orbs. 

by SHERRY TSENG

Mural Arts Month is Coming to Town

Roundup of what's to come this Mural Arts Month. 

by CHRISTINA LU

Alum Artist Isabel Kim Makes Art from Words

She creates online games using words as the form of art. 

by XINYI WAN

Dig Deep and Let Loose with Penn’s Upcoming Cultural Shows

Each year, student cultural organizations put on acts that excite, entertain, and effectively bridge gaps in perspective.

by CHRISTINA LU

Mask and Wig's 'Apollo 13 Going on 30' Soars

Their absurdist, intergalactic fall show runs between October 10 and 13 at the Iron Gate Theater.

by ANJALEE BHUYAN

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