The Devotional Painting of Anelecia Hannah Brooks
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The Devotional Painting of Anelecia Hannah Brooks

The viewer may enter Ms. Brooks’ works through identification with the familiar, everyday objects, figures and people she portrays. The familiarity of her subject matter (a knife, an onion, a young girl) offer an intimacy, comfort, though not a sense of complacency. Each simple object as well as the more complex frontal confrontation in her … Continue reading

Material Culture
Philadelphia / Reviews

Material Culture

Material culture is an oasis of imported domestic goods tucked away in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia just off of Wissahickon Avenue. I first came across the store at my mothers suggestion while decorating my boutique Fresh Ayer in 2007. Material Culture is one of those rare shopping environments where you feel immediately transported simply … Continue reading

Philadelphia is Popping!
Philadelphia / Reviews / Shows

Philadelphia is Popping!

Coordinating with The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s blockbuster International POP exhibit, International House Philadelphia (IHP) has put together their free film series “Pop: On Screen and Around the World”. The program kicked off on February 25th with William Klein’s Mr. Freedom and is scheduled to end on April 14 with Peter Whitehead’s Tonight Let’s Make … Continue reading