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Performances

 

Penn Presents


Airto Braz Band featuirng Flora Purim, Brazilian jazz

Mick Moloney's Irish-American
Music & Dance Festival

Dancefusion with Kun-Yan Lin Dancers, modern dance

 

Slought Foundation Concerts


Jazz musicians Henry Grimes (© Battista Tofoni) & Marshall Allen (© Claudio Casanova)

Joe McPhee, jazz saxophonist.
Photo by Serge Vincent

 

 

 

Exhibits

Soliman Lawrence: New Photography
Kelly Writers House
Through March 31

Untitled by Soliman Lawrence.

 

 

Teatro Anatomico
Esther Klein Gallery
Through April 29


View of complete installation
by Cristin Millett.

Detail view of installation. The image is from a painting by Jusepe de Ribera, a Spanish painter who lived from 1591-1652. The painting is called "The Bearded Woman" and depicts Magdalena Ventura breast feeding her baby. It is at the Palacio Lerma, Fundacion Casa Ducal de Medinaceli in Toledo.

 

 

 

Iraq's Endangered Cultural Heritage: An Update
Penn Museum
Through May 8

Repeating design featuring concentric ovals. Black stone. Steatite (?). Jemdet Nasr, ca. 3100-2900 BCE. Size: Diameter, 1.1 cm; height: 1.5 cm.

 

Segmented seal, with each section showing a pigtailed woman, hands raised, seated on a low dais. Black stone. Steatite (?). Late Uruk-Jemdet Nasr, ca. 3300-2900 BCE. Size: Diameter, 1.4 cm; height: 1.4 cm.

 

Birds reversed above and below undulating line. Black stone. Early Dynastic. ca. 2500 BCE. Size: Diameter, 1.8 cm; height: 2 cm.

 

 

Images of Ireland
Bucks County Coffe Shop
Through March 1

Glenn Gesh Pass, Donegal 2002 by Robin Hiteshew (2005).

 

 

Through Her Eyes
Fox Gallery
Through March 4

Sideshow by Beandra Davis.Silver gelatin print, with black ink on transparency film.

 

 

Exhibits from the Fine Arts Department


Ink Dripped from Varying Heights onto A Grid. Ink and colored pencil on paper, 2004. Part ofTabitha Morris and Alex Paik:Recent Work exhibit through March 5.

(Left) Floating World #3 by Naomi Reis, MFA 2nd Year, is acrylic and enamel on board, 2003. This work is part of the exhibit Architecture: Images of the Built Environment in Contemporary Painting at Charles Addams Gallery. Through March 5.

 

 

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. Through March 4.

 

 

Joseph Beuys, Honey Pump in the Workplace, in the Fidericianum (Documenta 6, Kassel, 1977). Featured in the exhibit, The Revolt of the Bees, Wherein the Future of the Paper Hive is Declared. Through March 7.

 

 

 

Accumulated Vision, Barry Le Va
ICA
Through April 3

Bunker Coagulation (pushed from right, 1995).
Cast black hydrastone and neoprene, 15 x 30 ft.
Couretsy of the artist and Sonnabend Gallery, New York.

 

 

Sam Maitin: A Life in Art
Through April 17

"Untitled," 2003, mixed media study towards Christian Association commission at Penn

 

 

Exhibits at Slought Foundation


Cielito lindo by Julio Grinblatt (2004). Part of the Cielito lindo exhibit through May 19.

Hermann Nitsch, Das Orgien Mysterien Theater/Theater of Orgies and Mysteries, Salzburg, 1990. Part of the Hermann Nitsch/Die Aktionen: 1962-2003 exhibit through May 19.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Morris Arboretum Exhibits

West Field, one of the works from a new exhibit, Water, Trees and Sky: Uncommon Views of the Arboretum.
The exhibit will run through September 4.

 

 

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. 22, February 22, 2005

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