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Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia's Mural Arts

Aja Beech | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Aja Beech

"The focus is less on the appreciation of a particular art object, and more on the process of involving a community in a transformative experience."

KAWS at PAFA

Craig Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

KAWS, a native of Jersey City, New Jersey, and now residing in the artist enclave of Brooklyn, is known for using pop culture iconography to cause viewers to consider the world around them differently.

Johnson on the Brain

Daniel Gerwin | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts
Daniel Gerwin

On February 10 at PAFA, several hundred people gathered on the second floor to attend a forum featuring Ken Johnson, along with Kimberly Brooks, and artists Njideka Akunyili and Joyce Kozloff.

Philadelphia: Hip and Historic

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.20.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Philadelphia has an array of theater, comedy clubs and music venues, like the famed Electric Factory, best known for electronic, heavy metal and rock.

HUGE ART: Five Story Paintbrush to Rise at PAFA

Philly.com | INQUIRER CULTURE WRITER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A light-filled paintbrush angling more than 50 feet into the air and thrusting its flaglike bristles toward Broad Street will be created by sculptor C...