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Furniture as Sculpture

Artists who gravitate from one medium to another, take heart. American Modernist and founder of the American Studio Furniture Movement Wharton Esherick (1887-1970) worked his way through painting, ceramics, woodblock printing, illustration, frame making, and designing posters and theater sets … Continue reading

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Running with Wolves

The front-page picture in The New York Times shows a group of people standing on a balcony in Iraq. Flanked by colorful cloths, the men, women and children are looking down to the street, where there has just been an … Continue reading

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Inner Vision

I know this table! I’m pretty sure I saw this in his studio when I visited John Sears several years ago. The late Mr. Sears’ illustration will be on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum‘s Bucks County and … Continue reading

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Beauty in Imperfection

George Nakashima, Woodworker, will be commemorated Aug. 13 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Nakashima Foundation for Peace with the dedication of an official Pennsylvania Historical Marker placed at 1847 Aquetong Road in New Hope. It was … Continue reading

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Last Chance in Merion

For years I’ve been writing that this may be the very last chance to see the Barnes Foundation collection in its original home in Merion, Pa., but it looks like this is really really that last chance. The Foundation’s website … Continue reading

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Creative Journey

Brian Peterson, senior curator at the James A. Michener Art Museum and an accomplished photographer, will give a talk on “The Creative Journey: A Conversation About Art and Life” at Penn State April 28. A bit of a hike, so … Continue reading

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Dawn of a New Era

Here’s a new year wish from Rajie Cook, the designer responsible for the universal symbols. You see his artwork every time you search for the restroom at the airport. Those little black figures, one with a skirt and one with … Continue reading

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Second Skin

Second Skin: Fabrics to Fashions, Textiles to Tattoos, an exhibit of fiber art and wearable art at New Hope Arts Center, is on view through Oct. 24.Pictured, at left, is “Dancer” by Kevan Lunney of E. Brunswick. Ms. Lunney began … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bucks in Fall

While enjoying the magnificent fall foliage in upper Bucks County, view the artwork at Big Tree Studios  (pictured, at left: Christine McHugh’s “Cuttaloosa Afternoon) and discover established and up-and-coming artists Big Tree Studios announces its first showing of First Sunday … Continue reading

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Positively Phillips’ Mill

“Mr. Dylan,”  a mixed media work by John Nebesney of Princeton, has won the Hughes Award to an Artist Exhibiting at Phillips’ Mill For the First Time. The prestigious 80th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition  is the first and … Continue reading

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