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Performances

 

Penn Presents


B. Bufalino

Brenda Bufalino stars with many of today's best tappers in Thank You, Gregory! A Tribute to the Legends of Tap.

 

philly singers

The Philadelphia Singers, joined by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, performs a concert of Psalm settings.

 

 

holmes brothers

The Holmes Brothers and Sister Marie Knight in a special concert, Shout Sister Shout: A Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

 

 

Exhibits

OLE 2005: Fotos Aflamencao
International House
Through June 3

Photographer Karen A. Santiago captures evocative images of Flamenco culture in Seville, Spain. This exhibit details the incorporation of flamenco into various facets of Sevillian life.

 

Exhibit from the Fine Arts Department

neff

The Stylish Brides Inner Struggle for Sanity and Serenity by Neff, oil on canvas, 2005. Included in the Fox Family All Campus Show.
Through May 1.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

PAFA at Penn
Kroiz Gallery
Through June 8

fairlie

Glass-scape by Carol Fairlie, 2004, watercolor

 

 

Textiles of the Burma Hills
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through June 26


jacket

Maru Jacket, Kachin group

 

skirt

Lahu Woman's Skirt with Applique, Burma, 1920-1960, commercial and homespun cotton

 

 

 

Antoin Sevruguin and the Persian Image
Penn Museum
Through July 3


woman

Veiled Woman with Pearls, photograph taken by Antoin Sevruguin. Sevruguin was the first Iranian photographer to focus on the aesthetic, as well as the documentary, potential of photography. Images like this haunting portrait brought a new artistry to turn-of-the-century Iranian photography.

 

barber

Barber Dying Nasir al-din Shah's Mustache, photograph taken by Antoin Sevruguin. In addition to taking official portraits of royalty, Sevruguin had the privilege of witnessing more intimate moments, such as here.

 

men

The Luggage Bearers. As ethnographer, Sevruguin turned his attention to various occupations in Iran, such as these luggage bearers posed outside in an open square. The image was part of his series on transportation.

 

 

ICA Exhibits


 

pettibone

Exhibit Richard Pettibone: A Retrospective features Roy Lichtenstein's , Trigger Finger and Frank Stella's Yozd II; Yozd II, 1969 acrylic on shaped canvas 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. On extended loan to the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery from a Private Collection. Through July 31.

animal

Untitled by Erick Swenson 2004. Polyurethane resin, acrylic paint, MDF, polystyrene, 276 x 174 x 23.5 inches. Angstrom Gallery, Dallas; James Cohan Gallery, New York. On display in the Springtide exhibit through July 31.

 

Exhibit Framing Exposure: Process and Politics. Work by M. Ho; Untitled, 2005; collage on newspaper; 22 x 13.5 inches; courtesy of the artist. Exhibit through July 31.

 

 

Morris Arboretum Exhibit

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. 30, April 26, 2005

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April 26, 2005
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