Sculptor Robert Engman is perhaps best known for “Triune,” a trifold Moebius strip that stands majestically outside City Hall, but his sculpture “Quadrature #1” is one of the most inspiring works I have ever encountered in this city.
Nothing is strange about Mark Cohen’s Strange Evidence at the PMA. Rather, Cohen presents the ordinary and often mundane to the fraction of the PMA crowd that visits the Perelman Building: a lone newspaper, kids playing, old women bundled in scarves in both black and white and color photographs.
Friday 10/15: Blonde Redhead with Pantha du Prince, Electric Factory, $20
Japanese and Italian exports Blonde Redhead have been channeling the soul of 80's shoegaze for years with their dreamy guitar riffs and melancholic trilingual whispers.
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.