The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts is pleased to present Part I of "A Body in Places" by Eiko, which consists of two related works: "A Body in a Station" and "A Body in Fukushima." "A Body in a Station" is a series of four three-hour durational performances created by Eiko to be performed alone in the North Waiting Room of Amtrak 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. "A Body in Fukushima" is an exhibition of still photographs by William Johnston of Eiko alone in a radically different terminal, the abandoned rail station in Fukushima, Japan.
"A Fine Arrangement" is a group exhibit of still life works drawn from PAFA's permanent collection, along with works from the Woodmere Museum of Art and works by contemporary artists with ties to both PAFA and the Philadelphia region. Some
"Nature and Metamorphosis" is the first retrospective of the American modernist Peter Blume (1906-1992) since 1976. Comprised of 150+ paintings and drawings, the exhibit highlights Blume's central role in the development of American modernism and his impact on late 20th-century narrative painting.