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Performances

 

Slought Foundation Concerts


Dual Identity

Saxiophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa of jax band Dual Identity

Bobby Bradford

Trumpeter Bobby Bradford will perform jazz rhythms with the Gjerstad Trio

 

 

Penn Presents


jazz trio

Jazz Trio Pianist Eric Lewis, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Ali Jackson

 

 

virsky ukranian dance

Virsky Ukranian Dance Company

les grandes ballets

Les Grandes Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, contemporary dance

 

 

Exhibits

Return to the Source
Kelly Writers House Gallery
Through December 22

boy

Photo taken in Senegal by Kerry Stuart Coppin

 

 

GILB: Yellowed Images of a Vanished Country
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through January 30

after wall collapsed

Two days after the Berlin Wall was opened, Berlin, November 1989, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the photographer Lutz Masanetz.

 

 

Nikon's Small World: Celebratin 30 Years of Photography Through the Microscope
Wistar Institute
Through December 16

Click here for the rest of the winning entries.

1st place

Quantum dot nanocrystals deposited on a silicon substrate (200x) by Seth Coe-Sullivan.

 

9th place

Crystallized acetaminophen and ascorbic acid (40x) by Edy Kieser.

11th

Crystaliezed, glycine, tartaric acid and resorcinol (40x) by Edy Kieser.

 

12th

Scolex (head) of Cysticercus psiformis (taperworm) (100x) by Christian Gautier.

13th place

Interference image of a microscopic flow-pattern in draining soap film (15x) by Tsutomu Seimiya.

19th place

Planarization of patterned silicon-nitride-coated silicon-substrate (200x) by Pedro Barrios.

 

 

Jonathan Tucker: Painted Forms
Esther Klein Gallery
Through December 31


channel 2

Compound 3 by Jonathan Tucker

compound 3

Channel 2 by Jonathan Tucker

 

 

MFA Benfit Auction and 2nd Year Exhibition
Meyerson Gallery
Through November 4

Self-Portrait. Image by Rita Natarova, MFA '05

 

 

Holiday Garden Railway
Morris Arboretum
Through January 2

lights and winter décor adorn the Garden Railway for the holidays

 

 

Mimesis
Burrison Gallery
Through November 28

From Computer Drawings: from Philadelphia to Newark series. Mark on paper, 3.5 x 6 inches, 2001-02. By Corliss Cavalieri.

 

 

Exhibits at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library


Vintage photo of Edgar Fahs Smith in his office in Harrison Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania. Featured in the Nine Lives of Edgar Fahs Smith exhibit.

 

By Michael Winkler, detail of speleed-forms from "Regular, Linear, Axial Chaos," 2004. Part of the Michael Winkler: Word Images 1982-2004 exhibit.

 

 

On Color: Green Exhibition
Esther Klein Gallery
Through November 5


chairs

Keiko Miyamori, Night Becomes Day, 1999. Materials: chairs, branch, washi, shell powder, Japanese Indigo, charcoal.

forest

Portable Forest by Vaughn Bell, 2003. Materials: shopping cart, burlap, forest floor, organic materials.

 

 

Exhibits at Slought Foundation

Through November 6

libeskind

Liebeskind's Future for Architecture features a DVD of Daniel Libeskind's April 2001 presentation at Penn.

slavoj

Zizek's Plea for Fundamentalism features a Slavoj Zizek's September 2001 presentation at Penn.

 

Sound waves from Thomas C. Moore's That Which is Known and Unknown

 

back to the future

Featured in the Back to the Front: Emerging Artists. Boulevard Raspain, Paris, May 13, 1968. © Galerie Beaubourg.

 

Through January 31

Bioscleave House, 2004 (Long Island). Part of the Architecture Against Death exhibit.

 

 

Ku Klux Klan night ceremony and cross burning (Valdosta, Georgia, 1922). Part of the Non-Retinal exhibit.

Luis Benedit, Fitotrón (System of Hydroponic Cultivation), 1973. Featured in The Other Epistemology exhibit.

Tomb of Pharaoh Seti I (Luxor, Egypt).Courtesty of National Geographic, 2002. Featured in the Sun Ra Meets Napolean exhibit.

 

 

ICA Fall Exhibits
Through December 12

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.

ant farm

Media Burn by Ant Farm, July 4, 1975. Performance at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA. Photo by John F. Turner.

osorio

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.

lamelas

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.

sillman

Unearth by Amy Sillman, 2003. Oil on canvas, 66" x 78". Courtesy of Brent Sikkema NYC.

 

 

A Garden For Your Walls
Through January 9


stargazer

Lillium Stargazer, watercolor by Gwen Koths

leaves

Three Leaves by Gwen Koths

 

 

Enchanting Plants: Images from a Roving Horticulturist
Morris Arboretum
Through February 27

beech

Weeping Beech at Royal Botanic Gardents, Kew by Anthony Aiello.

 

 

Track of the Rainbow Serpent
Penn Museum
Through February 27


Kandimalal (Wolf Creek Crater) and the Rainbow Serpent by Boxer Milner from Billilunal, commissioned in 2000.

Stan Brumby from Halls Creek with Sugar Leaf Dreaming, commissioned in 2000. Photo:. Peggy Reeves Sanday

 

 

Transcendence: Louis I. Kahn at Dhaka
Kroiz Gallery
Through April 8

A small boy admires the Capital of Bangladesh in Dhaka designed by Kahn. © 2003 Louis Kahn Project, Inc.

 

 

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

Pennsylvania Daughter by
Joan Myerson. Digital "painting" of the artist's mother as Penn student

Visit the artist's web site for more images

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 9, October 26, 2004

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