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Introducing Our New Dumpster Diver House Tour: Meet Leo Sewell

When Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum moved to Fairmount Park’s Memorial Hall in 2008,  they asked city artist Leo Sewell to build a replica of the Statue of Liberty’s torch and arm,  which had originally been displayed in the park during the 1876 Centennial Exposition. 539 more words


Artist Showcase: Rodolphe Hammadi

This artist showcase comes from Rodolphe Hammadi. Rodolphe has been working on his ‘Weapons’ series (below) for the past seven years. He is in the process of planning exhibitions in France and working on his biggest ‘Weapon’ yet.  559 more words

Outsider Art

Meet Molly - she's no angel

I found Molly laying on the pavement near a 24 hour corner shop; she was dirty, and had lost one eye (the other was barely hanging on). 61 more words

Found Object

Our Lucky 13th Dumpster Diver House Tour: Carol & Elliot Cole

What happens when a longtime potter with a background in teaching and television takes a papermaking class?

If it’s Philadelphia area artist Carol Cole – with a love of multicultural art and a penchant for found objects – the results probably won’t fit in your stationery drawer…. 478 more words


It's true. I'm a Neuro-freak.

This morning, Diana Keat, a NeuroMOOC student and friend texted me about a story on NPR’s The Takeaway that was about air conditioning as a necessity. 531 more words

Brain Function