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Arts

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.

by 34TH STREET

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.

by 34TH STREET

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?

by 34TH STREET

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.

by 34TH STREET

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

Artspiration: Claes Oldenburg’s “Paint Torch”

Split Button, Penn campus’ cleverly adopted sex symbol, is not the only oversized domestic object in Philadelphia.

by EMILY ORRSON

Illadelphia’s Finest

The Philadelphia Museum of Art handpicks the best and brightest of Philadelphia’s local art scene.

by MEGAN RUBEN

Amplified Simplicity: Claes Oldenburg's presence in Philadelphia and worldwide

1960s After graduating from Yale University, Oldenburg moved to New York City, where he and a group of artists challenged Abstract Expressionism with a performance art project called “Happenings” — partly scripted, partly spontaneous theatrical vignettes.

by ELLIE LEVITT

Submit Your Photos to Our Summer Photo Contest :)

Calling all paparazzo, models, and Instagram-addicts: Receive recognition from the masses by submitting your favorite summer photos to 34th Street's SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST.

by 34TH STREET

Faces

Standouts save a lackluster show

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On Thin Ice

Diane Burko’s photographs of the effects of climate change force us to think

by DEEPA LAKSHMIN

'The Hooligan' Makes a Scene: Alexander McQueen at the Met

Alexander McQueen’s commemorative fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is sure to shock and astound.

by INNA KOFMAN

This Week In: America's Birthday

Our 4th of July picks arrive prematurely this week, as we will be taking some time off to rage in honor of America’s birth. Here are Street’s picks for celebrating the U. S. of A.’s 235th.

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An Affair to Remember

Alfred Jacob Miller’s romantic ideals of the West blur the lines between fact and fiction

by URJA MITTAL

This Week In: ARTS

In honor of the inaugural First Friday happening down in Old City tomorrow, Street suggests a few other arts offerings to take advantage of this weekend Art After 5 Performers from the Center City Opera Theatre will descend upon the Great Stair Hall of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in this French and Italian Opera Night–themed edition of the Art After 5 program. In the popular Friday–series, museum doors stay open late, offering guided tours, music and drinks to art connoisseurs.

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Let Your Creativity Flow

With the semester winding down and the long–awaited lovely weather coaxing us out of hibernation, Street looked around campus for some spots to read, write or draw.

by ALEXANDRA JAFFE

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