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

Philadelphia is Popping!
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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

Diebenkorn’s Notebooks
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Diebenkorn’s Notebooks

Yesterday I went to see Richard Diebenkorn’s notebooks –only a few blocks from where I live. I have visited every day since Feb. 10. Thanks to his wife Phyllis and the Diebenkorn Foundation, the notebooks are on view at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center through August 22, 2016. (News flash: the show has been extended—it … Continue reading