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Looking at the lookers: The power of African art at the Barnes Foundation
Julien’s five-screen film installation and African art exhibition at the Barnes explores the transcendence of looking.
1 year ago
‘Everyone is special to someone’: Philly artist enlists others to draw portraits of COVID victims
The 150 drawings now on display at InLiquid Gallery in Kensington form a formidable wall of grief and memory, even if most viewers can’t name the people they see.
2 years ago
UPenn library acquires the papers of Ashley Bryan, a pioneering African American poet and artist known for children’s books
The children’s book artist is a pioneer in African American literature.
4 years ago
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