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Peace Around the World: UPM

One of the three masks to be displayed at this year's Peace Around the World Celebration.

Penn Presents: Annenberg Center

Stones In His Pockets

Bronson Pinchot (left) and Tim Ruddy portray 15 different characters on a film location in the Tony Award nominated play, Stones In His Pockets, by Marie Jones.


Weaponry and Armour from the film "Gladiator": UPM
Through December 1

Untitled Document

Etruscan crested helmet, 8th century B.C.

"Gladiator" Armour and Props.


The Roman Forum, seen from Capitoline Hill.


People of Lancaster Avenue 2001: Burrison Gallery
Through December 20

Lancaster Avenue Photographs, an exhibit by John Hansen-Flaschen captures the community of Lancaster Avenue from 39th to 63rd Streets. This photo was taken at a diner at 44th and Lancaster. The exhibit opens November 6 at the Burrison Gallery at the Faculty Club.

Art-in-Science XVII: Esther Klein Gallery
Through December 27

Untitled Document

Charlotte Yudis, Blood Series No. 40 Photopolymer Plate Etching, Chine Colle.


Charlotte Yudis, Blood Series No. 43 Photopolymer Plate Etching, Chine Colle.


Charlotte Yudis, Blood Series No. 36 Photopolymer Plate Etching, Chine Colle.

Charlotte Yudis, Blood Series No. 39, Photopolymer Plate Etching, Chine Colle.


MFA 2nd Year Exhibition: Meyerson Gallery
Through December 1

Untitled Document

Hilary Takiff, photograph, 2002.

Caleb Weintraub, oil on canvas, 2002.

Nisaluk Chantanakom, ink and watercolor on paper, 2002.

Suchitra Mattai, oil on canvas, 2002.


Holiday Railway: Morris Arboretum
Through December 31

Untitled Document


Antiquity Recovered: Pompeii and Herculaneum in Philadelphia Collections: Arthur Ross Gallery
Through December 1

Untitled Document


ICA Fall Exhibition

The exhibit Pictures, Patents, Monkeys and More...On Collecting, brings three private collections and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology together in one ICA exhibit for the first time. The exhibit looks at collecting as both imagery and process in contemporary art. The ICA is also featuring works by three individual artists (right, from top to bottom): Amy Cutler, Dinner Party, 2002 (gouache on paper); Damian Ortega, Untitled; and Kimowan McLain, Without Ground, 2002 (mixed media).

Through December 15.

Untitled Document

"supremely black" by artist Ham Steinbach, 1985. Plastic laminated wood shelf; ceramic pitchers' cardboard detergent boxes.


The locomotive as designed by George Sellers in New York, 1859.

The electric generator by Hiram S. Maxim in Brooklyn, 1880.

Pill coating machine designed by William Cairnes in 1875.

"Coffee Table Museum," 1989. Redwood burl, various antique and contemporary coffeepots, copper plumbing pipe, and brass fittings, welded steel, wheels, and mixed media.


Sock Monkeys from a private collection


Undercover, 1991 by Janine Antoni.


Sewing Machine Patent Model, James Perry, New York, NY, November 23, 1858, Patent No. 22148.2.


Shabti Figure of Maya Possibly from Deir el-Medina Dynasty 19 (1292-1190 B. C. E.). Courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology


Courtesy of the artist, galería kurimanzutto and D’Amelio Terras


Courtesy of Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY


Off the Wall: Current Work by
Robinson Fredenthal
Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives

Through December

Untitled Document





Photographic Explorations:
A Century of Images in Archaeology and Anthropology: UPM

Through April 15, 2003

Untitled Document

Photo: James B. Pritchard, 1958.
James B. Pritchard excavated the site of Gibeon in modern-day Jordan, a site mentioned a number of times in the Bible. Pictured here is the spectacular pool of Gibeon.


Photo: Jane Goodale, 1954.
The Tiwi are an Australian Aboriginal group living on Melville Island. Jane Goodale, then a graduate student in Penn's Anthropology Department, spent most of 1954 living among them.


Photo: George F. Dales, 1969.
George F. Dales surveyed the Seistan region (pictured above) of southwestern Afghanistan in search of evidence of contact between the Indus and Mesopotamian civilizations.


Photo by John Henry Haynes, 1899.
Workers carry away baskets full of dirt in a stark, surreal landscape at Nippur in Iraq, 1899.


Closely Observed: Morris Arboretum
Through January 5, 2003

Untitled Document


Mammoth Scale: Wistar Institute
Through October 2003

William Rush, model of the sphenoid bone, 1808.
Photo by Candace diCarlo.



  Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 14, November 26, 2002