Mayan Procession, an exhibit whose subject is on contemporary Maya people of Guatemala, is on display again at the Penn Museum. The exhibit features 14-large scale contemporary oil paintings by artist Winifred Godfrey and 32 color photographs of the Maya people taken by the artists between 1992 and 2003, as well as traditional, hand-woven Maya clothing and textiles from.
Zunil Woman with Callas by Winifred Godfrey. Oil on canvas, 72" x 30".
Chichicastenango Cofrade by Winifred Godfrey. Oil on canvas, 72" x 24".
Artists in the Garden
Morris Arboretum Through September 9
A watercolorbyby Gwen Koths entitled Paphiopedilum
Penn Museum Through September 12
Basket Earrings with Sheet-metal Pendants. Troad Region, Turkey. Mid-3rd millennium B.C. Gold. Length: 5 in. & 4.7 in. These are part of the Penn Museum's collection of jewelry reportedly recovered near Troy. Photo: Penn Museum.
Crystal Ball on Silver Stand. China. Qing Dynasty (A.D. 1644-1911). Quartz crystal, silver. Diameter of ball: 10 in. Photo: Penn Museum.
Silver Box with Jeweled Top. Nepal. 18th-19th century. Silver, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise, coral, and jewels of ruby, emerald, and aquamarine. Length: 7.25 in. Photo: Penn Museum.
Gold Lime Container. Quimbaya, Colombia. Probably Early Quimbaya, 200 B.C.-A.D. 1000. Height: 9 in. Photo: Penn Museum.
Ramses II. Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina), Egypt. Dynasty 19 (ca. 1250 B.C.). Limestone. Height: (8.5 ft.). Photo: Dr. David Silverman.
Local Favorites: Butterflies Worth Watching
Morris Arboretum Through October 10
Monarch butterfly on a Tithonia. Photo by Jane Ruffin
Garden Railway: Great American Lighthouses
Morris Arboretum Through October 11
The 7th year of the Garden Railway display, a miniature world set in the summer garden that features historic buildings.
Burrison Gallery Through October 15
The Burrison Art Gallery is now showing Face-Off an exhibit of new acrylic paintings by local artist George Shinn. Painting above, He Does Go On, acrylic on canvas, 2004, 44" x 60".
Enthalpy and Entropy: Biomorphological Transformations
Kelly Writers House Gallery Through October 22
Untitled by Ruslan Khais. Acrylic on paper.
Untitled by Ruslan Khais. Acrylic on paper.
Personal Space: Paintings by Scott Kahn
Arthur Ross Gallery Through October 24
Into the Sitting Room by Scott Kahn. Oil on linen, 1999.
Studio Couch by Scott Kahn. Oil on linen, 2001.
On Color: Green Exhibition
Esther Klein Gallery Through November 5
Keiko Miyamori, Night Becomes Day, 1999. Materials: chairs, branch, washi, shell powder, Japanese Indigo, charcoal.
ICA presents four new exhibits for the fall 2004 season beginning September 9. The exhibits on display are Ant Farm: 1968-1978, Trials and Turbulence: Pepón Osorio, An Artist in Residence at DHS, David Lamelas: Exhibiting Mediality and this year's Ramp Project with artist Amy Sillman.
Media Burn by Ant Farm, July 4, 1975. Performance at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA. Photo by John F. Turner.
Face to Face by Pepón Osorio, 2002. Mixed media with 5 computer monitors with video, 2 large projected DVDs, TV with home video. Photo by Becket Logan, courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NY.
Límite de una Proyección by David Lamelas, 1967. Installation view, Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires. Courtesy of the artist and Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.
Unearth by Amy Sillman, 2003. Oil on canvas, 66" x 78". Courtesy of Brent Sikkema NYC.
A Garden For Your Walls Through January 9
Three Leaves by Gwen Koths
Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur
Dietrich Gallery, Penn Museum Through May 28
Three vessels. Gold bow, electrum tumbler, and a gold vessel in the shape of an ostrich egg, with lapis lazuli, red limestone, shell, and bitumen, all ca. 2650-2550 B.C.
Gold bull amulet,
1.5 cm x 1.5 cm
Cosmetic box with inlaid lid, of silver, lapis lazuli and shell, found in the Lady Puabi's tomb.
Some of Lady Puabi's jewelry, found in her tomb chamber, including pins of gold and lapis lazuli, a garter and cuff of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian, finger rings, and more.
Headdress of the Lady Puabi
Front view of the bull-headed Great Lyre from the "Kings Grave" at Ur. Gold, silver, lapis lazuli, shell, bitumen, and wood.
A Wonderful Life: A Daughter's Tribute to a Family of Educators
Lobby, GSE Ongoing
Pennsylvania Daughter by
Joan Myerson. Digital "painting" of the artist's mother as Penn student