Thursday, August 2, 2018

Philadelphia Museum of Art to Catch, Last chance: Modern Times

Philadelphia Museum of Art
August Newsletter
What Is Modern?
Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950
Through September 3
What does modern mean to you? Artist Odili Odita, WRTI jazz host Bob Perkins, and Artistic and Executive Director of BalletX Christine Cox stopped by to share their unique take on Modern Times.
Before the exhibition closes on Labor Day, don't miss your chance to see how Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Jacob Lawrence, and others challenged convention and forged bold new styles to fit the times.
On View
Face to Face: Portraits of Artists
Through October 14
See how photographers helped craft the public personas of their creative subjects, in this stunning selection of rare photographs from the Museum’s collection.
Up Next
Larry Fink: The Boxing Photographs
Opens August 11
Larry Fink’s powerful, unsentimental photographs reveal the heart of close-knit communities. Here, he takes us inside what he calls “the deep fraternity” of the boxing gym.
Coming Soon
Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned
Opens September 21
Blurring fact and fiction, artist Yael Bartana reimagines historical narratives to spur a dialogue about urgent social and geopolitical issues of our time.
Hitting the Road
Marcel Duchamp Collection
Closes August 10
Most of our Duchamp collection is about to go on the road—to Japan, Korea, and Australia—so d’Harnoncourt Gallery 182 will be closing on August 10 to for the installation of a new selection of artwork. You'll still be able to see The Large Glass and Étant donnés on Saturday, August 11, and Sunday, August 12. The gallery will reopen Saturday, August 18, with The Duchamp Family, a new exhibition about Marcel, his brothers Raymond Duchamp-Villon and Jacques Villon, his sister Suzanne Duchamp, and her husband Jean Crotti—all of whom were talented artists.

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