Believed to be one of his final paintings, Vermeer's "Young Woman Seated at a Virginal" is the only remaining canvas by the Dutch master that is still privately held. The Leiden Collection has generously lent it to the Museum for public exhibition through September.
Visitors of all ages will delight in this playful selection of 20th-century works on paper. A section devoted to circus scenes includes works by two of Philadelphia's favorite artists, Alfred Bendiner and Peter Paone. Also on view is a menagerie of animals of every kind that features etchings by Pablo Picasso, woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi, and lithographs by Wanda Gág.
Runway of Love is an expansive retrospective showcasing some eighty ensembles by designer Patrick Kelly. Kelly’s designs are complemented by selections from the artist’s significant collection of black memorabilia, videos of his exuberant fashion shows, and photographs by renowned artists including Horst, Pierre et Gilles, and Oliviero Toscani.