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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
128 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-972-7600
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    Upcoming events
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      Subversion & Surrealism In the Art Of Honore Sharrer
    • Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    • Honoré Sharrer (1920 - 2009) was a major figure in the years surrounding World War II, though her commitment to leftist ideals and an alternate trajectory of surrealism put her at increasing odds with the political and artistic climate of the 1950s. Drawing on the more recent critical attention to these immediate post-war years, and, importantly, to the decades following, this exhibition considers Sharrer's work as an important bridge between earlier practices of surrealism and its motifs, and the processes and concerns more closely associated with the Pop artists. "Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer" offers the first critical reassessment of an artist whose mature oeuvre constitutes a rich and often disquieting critique that is equal parts wit, seduction, and bite.
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      Visiting Artist Talk: Paul D'Agostino
    • Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    • This student-run program brings an outstanding roster of local, national and international artists to PAFA each semester for lectures, critiques, and workshops. The program exposes students and the public to a range of artistic approaches, and fosters discussion about contemporary art and ideas.
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      Visiting Artist Talk: Aaron Fowler
    • Wednesday, August 2, 2017
    • This student-run program brings an outstanding roster of local, national and international artists to PAFA each semester for lectures, critiques, and workshops. The program exposes students and the public to a range of artistic approaches, and fosters discussion about contemporary art and ideas.
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