Roberto Lugo brings his street graffiti and unique portraiture to the Arthur Ross Gallery
Guest curator Roberto Lugo has covered the walls of the Arthur Ross Gallery with the art of graffiti as part of the new exhibition “God Complex: Different Philadelphia,” on view through Dec. 19.
New Arthur Ross Gallery exhibition focuses on introspection and contemplation
The Arthur Ross Gallery’s new exhibition features 17th-century Dutch genre paintings paired with rare books from the Penn Libraries collection. On display until July 25, “An Inner World” focuses on contemplation.
Arthur Ross Gallery receives gift to endow the Susan T. Marx Distinguished Lecture Series
The Susan T. Marx Distinguished Lecture Series, established in 2015, features significant art world leaders and artists who address timely issues in the arts.
‘Many Voices, Many Visions’ exhibit features works from the Penn Art Collection
The new Arthur Ross Gallery exhibition features 43 artworks from Penn’s collection that echo today’s social, political, and environmental upheaval.
New exhibition ‘Re-materialize’ features artists who transform recycled materials
Open to the public for the first time since March, the Arthur Ross Gallery’s new exhibition “Re-materialize” features sculptures and mixed-media work by four artists who transform found and recycled materials.
Five events to watch for in January
Winter welcomes a slew of new performances, lectures, and exhibits to Penn's campus, including the opening of the Arthur Ross Gallery’s latest exhibit, a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., and a walk for wellness.
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw’s art history classcurates a new Arthur Ross Gallery exhibition of paintings by Roger Toledo after visiting his Havana studio.
Engaging citizen curators
An innovative exhibition at the Arthur Ross Gallery features 50 works from Penn’s art collection chosen by the public in a crowdsourced exhibition. More than 600 people voted for their favorite to be included in “Citizen Salon,” on display through March 24.
A study in black and white
The Arthur Ross Gallery’s current exhibition features 58 linocut prints by South African artist William Kentridge. Created with black ink on type-filled dictionary pages, the prints depict objects that are iconic in the artist’s work, including coffee pots, typewriters, trees, birds, and cats. The exhibit is on display through Nov. 11.
A chance to be an art curator
In a creative approach to curating its next art exhibition, the Arthur Ross Gallery is opening the choice of artworks to the public through its first-ever crowdsourcing effort.
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In Philly galleries, three must-see shows for December
The Arthur Ross Gallery is host to “Citizen Salon,” a crowd-sourced exhibition of works chosen by Philadelphia’s art community. The show will be on display through March 24.
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