Beyond the White — Benjamin Terry at Galleri Urbane

If contemporary shows have anything in common, it's white walls. Benjamin Terry questioned this and created a site-specific installation for his Galleri Urbane show. Before I entered the gallery space, I could already see a dark wall of Victorianesque floral patterns. “That’s all from fabric.com," Terry says. "Thirty-six yards of it.” Also in the room … Continue reading Beyond the White — Benjamin Terry at Galleri Urbane

Upcoming Exhibits Feature Work of Fort Worth Sculptor

Two upcoming exhibits will feature the work of Charles T. Williams. Working in a variety of forms and materials, Williams work is well-known but perhaps less documented. That may be changing. Most recently his work was included in Macrocosm/Microcosm: Abstract Expressionism in the American Southwest at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University … Continue reading Upcoming Exhibits Feature Work of Fort Worth Sculptor

Giant Steel Worker Sculptures Coming to Pittsburgh

PopCityMedia reports that giant sculptures depicting steel workers and made from steel beams from a bridge will soon loom over Pittsburgh's Southside. The neighborhood was home to many of the city's steel mills. The sculptures, collectively known as The Workers, will be placed in Riverfront Park. The City of Pittsburgh and the Heinz Endowments commissioned the … Continue reading Giant Steel Worker Sculptures Coming to Pittsburgh

Sunday Morning Coming Down: Paterno Statue Removed

This morning a space outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania is absent a long-standing statue of Joe Paterno. The statue was removed and placed in storage. With a significant police presence, reports indicate the event was peaceful, although at one point chants of "We Are... Penn State," "JoePa forever" and "We love you JoePa" erupted. … Continue reading Sunday Morning Coming Down: Paterno Statue Removed

Should a Monument to Joe Paterno be Removed? Sculptor Weighs In

While a plane being trailed by a banner circles the campus of Penn State University asking that a statue of legendary coach Joe Paterno be removed, the sculptor says not so fast. ESPN News reports that while University officials are set to make a decision next week, sculptor Angelo Di Maria suggests putting a cover on … Continue reading Should a Monument to Joe Paterno be Removed? Sculptor Weighs In

More Great Things to See on Your Visit to Philadelphia Antiques Week

PhiladelphiaAntiquesWeek.com recently offered visitors to Philadelphia's Antiques Week five reasons to revisit this year including a new home at the Convention Center for the Philadelphia Antiques Show, an exhibit on firefighter memorabilia at the 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show, some recently acquired paintings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, an exhibit relating to Dr. Barnes … Continue reading More Great Things to See on Your Visit to Philadelphia Antiques Week