PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania exhibit "Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern" has won an award of merit from the American Association for State and Local History. Wharton Esherick and his circle of artistic friends shaped the definition of American modernism.
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PHILADELPHIA — “An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Aug. 13.
An exploration of history through art, the traveling exhibition from Tuscaloosa, Ala., consists of paintings that chronicle the American experience from 1799 to 1971 in portraits, genre, still life and landscapes.
Janet Monge of Penn Museum is interviewed about the Morton Collection of human skulls.
The Philadelphia Inquirer also featured a video prepared by the Office of University Communications.
Penn Museum’s Morton Collection of human skulls is spotlighted.
The scientific integrity of one 19th century Philadelphia scientist has been reaffirmed—but at the decided expense of a prominent late 20th century scientist who had discredited him.