Aug 30, 2013
Screening: Bernadette Corporation Hell Frozen Over & Get Rid of Yourself
Bernadette Corporation confounded expectations with two provocative videos that look at identity through the lenses of fashion, protest, Chloë Sevigny, nothingness, and Mallarmé. Organized in conjunction with White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart. International House 3701 Chestnut St. Anthony ElmsAlex KleinBernadette CorporationWhite Petals Surround Your Yellow HeartAnthony ElmsAlex Klein
Aug 30, 2013
Opening and Walkthrough: Fall 2013
ICA Chief Curator Ingrid Schaffner’s keynote talk, “Jason Rhoades, American Artist” (September 18, 2013), gave visitors to the opening celebration of Jason Rhoades, Four Roads a detailed, warm, and often funny look at the prolific and audacious sculptor Jason Rhoades. The talk traced his life from a friendly boy in rural California raising Chester White…
Aug 30, 2013
Last Dance: Dirty Looks at the End of Days
Dirty Looks makes its Philadelphia debut! A New York-based roaming platform for queer experimental film and video, Dirty Looks will screen an evening of apocalyptic-themed recent work. In an attempt to nurture a greater sense of community and to cultivate a dynamic view of historical queer production, Dirty Looks reimagines the screening situations of the…
Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Barnaby Furnas
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Barnaby Furnas is a painter known for using watercolor and urethane on monumental canvases. He was born in Philadelphia, where his experience as a graffiti artist influenced his painting style. His works are often violent, depicting scenes from history, the Bible,…
Aug 30, 2013
Free for All: Fall 2013
Functioning like a kind of second exhibition opening for students, Free For All (September 25, 2013) harnessed the energy of Jason Rhoades in a lively evening geared toward Penn undergraduates but open to the public. Over 170 visitors viewed Jason Rhoades, Four Roads—the work Sutter’s Mill was activated, with workers assembling and disassembling it—and four…
Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Molly Zuckerman-Hartung is a painter living and working in Chicago. Her works are abstract and reflect a critical view on the history of painting, alternating between love and fear for paint, thinking, and society. Originally from Olympia, Washington, she received her…
Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: American Artist
Penn History of Art PhD candidate Mashinka Firunts led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee concerning the range of American archetypes Rhoades invoked, reshaped, and sometimes performed in his work. Prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Jason Rhoades, Four RoadsCoffee & Conversation
Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Taboo
PennDesign MFA candidate Daniel O’Neill led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee about the use of taboos concerning sex, religion, and art in Rhoades’s work. Prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Coffee & ConversationJason Rhoades, Four Roads
Aug 30, 2013
ICA Birthday Party
In celebration of ICA’s 50th birthday, Chief Curator Ingrid Schaffner’s annual frolic through the pastures of contemporary art this year focused on ICA’s own backyard, approaching the museum’s history as a microcosm of the broader contemporary art world. Schaffner opened with an image of the announcement card for ICA’s first show—of the work of Clyfford…
Aug 30, 2013
Open Video Call 2013/2014
Experience the vision of area artists and filmmakers at this annual screening of videos juried by local curators. ICA will then screen the selected works during the winter exhibition program. SELECTED ARTISTS Bonnie Begusch John Emison Kris Harzinski and Will Haughery Zenas Hutcheson Paul Salveson Meredith Sellers Christopher Vandegrift Tara White This year’s jurors are…