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Campus Gems: Jerusalem Stabile by Alexander Calder

Penn has been home to the inventors of MeepMe, bifocals and the toast zambini.

by EMILY ORRSON

Penn Cribs: send us pics of your room for a chance to be a star

Is your room the talk of your floor? Did you paint your walls, get your hands on a Warhol, construct a makeshift bunkbed, or make Sansom look sanitary?

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Arts Listings for the week of 10/15

Art at Lunch: The City of Murals 10/19, 12–1 p.m. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 118 N.

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More Murals to Check Out This Month

Street took a look at Shepard Fairey's Philadelphia Murals this week (and the great food options near them). Here are a few more of our picks.

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Artist Profile: Evan Robinson

Name and Year: Evan Robinson, 2014 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Major: Economics and Psychology Medium of Choice: Photography Website: evanrobinsonphotography.com [photospace] Street: How did you get started, in general and professionally? Evan Robinson: Sophomore year of high school I walked out of a basketball game with a broken finger that pointed sideways.

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Arts Top 5 Picks for DesignPhiladelphia

This week, all of Philadelphia’s a gallery, or a graphic tee.

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Pair Shepard Fairey's Philly Murals with Nearby Philly Eats

Known for Obama’s HOPE graphic ­— the most effective political poster since “Uncle Sam Wants You” ­— Shepard Fairey is a little less famous for marking up a few Philly walls.

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Vox Populi mixes sexuality with a pop star mentality in a participatory show.

Oh the perils of visiting the Vox Populi Gallery.

by MEGAN RUBEN

Artspiration: Shepard Fairey's Peace Mural

Philadelphia’s mural project, originally the city’s solution to graffiti, has transformed into a wide range of thought–provoking, colossal pieces that define our urban core. Frank Shepard Fairey, well known for his OBEY sticker campaign and Obama Hope posters, is only one of the many contributers to the cause.

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Listings for the Week of 9/30

LOOK! on Lancaster Avenue Lancaster Ave between 35th and 40th St September 30th at 6 p.m. Free Admission lancasteravenuearts.com/ Hit up the opening event of this art installation series along Lancaster Corridor, with storefronts and windows along the street featuring innovative works ranging from a backlit display of 10,000 bread bag clips to life-size furniture screen prints simulating an occupied room.

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Summer Photo Arts Contest Winners

After receiving over 70 submissions (including six puppies and too many sunsets to count), we ranked, deliberated and finally awarded College sophomore AMANDA STEVENS with the top summer shot. Only an amateur photographer, she snapped the pic — admirable for its dramatic color contrast, balanced composition and authenticity of experience — during a 75–day trip in the Chugach Mountains of southern Alaska. What ultimately separated this shot from all others is its layering of subjects, capturing an incredible vastness of landscape without shrinking the impact of the silhouetted figures.

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Exhibit Review: About to Blow

Introspective, subtly humorous and unusually explosive, Tim Belknap's solo debut is well worth a Market–Frankford ride to Northern Liberties.

by ELLIE LEVITT

Art and Politics: An Introduction

The phrase “political art” is something of a misnomer. Okay, I’ll be honest — it’s a horrible title.

by IAN BUSSARD

Artist Profile: Zenas Hutcheson

Name and Year: Zenas Hutcheson, MFA ’13 Hometown: St.

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ARTS TOP 5: ICA Director Claudia Gould’s Most Influential Contributions to the Gallery

From free–for–alls to Warhols, 12 years of Claudia Gould is a milestone worth celebrating.

by MEGAN RUBEN

Review: Erotic Literary Salon

The Erotic Literary Salon kicks off its fall season with a night to climax all others.

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Campus Gems: Dali in Van Pelt

That surreal moment when you find a Dali original in Van Pelt…

by ALEXANDRA JAFFE

Student Artist Profile: Becky Bailey

Name and Year: Becky Bailey, 2012 Hometown: Mendham, NJ Major: Fine Arts Medium of Choice: Oil Paint [photospace] Street: How long does it take you to create a painting?

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Beer Tastings, Gallery Talks, and More Listings for This Week

View 34th Street Listings 9/22-10/8 in a larger map Campus Philly College Day 9/25, 10 a.m. Free with a Penn Card Get free admission to 15 museums and attractions including: the Academy of Natural Sciences, Eastern State Penitentiary, National Constitution Center, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia–themed Mini Golf at Franklin Square and more.

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Top 5 Must Sees at Live Arts & Philly Fringe

Ditch the Natty Light for the limelight this weekend as Philly’s annual culture fest comes to a close.

by ELLIE LEVITT

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