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PAFA Model Banned Following Racist Tirade

by Kim Glovas

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A male model at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts has been permanently banned from campus after a violent verbal assault on a black woman. 128 more words


Cecilia Beaux: The Power of Paris (1888)

I’ve often thought about how my time in Paris, as short as it was, managed to change me. And it seems I can’t stop thinking about the change Paris may have had on other artists, other women, in other times. 2,698 more words

Art History

Morris Gallery returns to Academy of Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts alumna Mia Rosenthal never anticipated showing her artwork at her former university, where she saw art shows as a student. 677 more words


Optic Illusion Art Workshop With PAFA!

on December 16th, we had an art workshop with art coordinators from PAFA right here in 440 N Broad st! Two art coordinators were kind enough to make a trip down to us and teach us about optic illusion. 117 more words

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Exhibit Captures Evolving Styles Of Harlem-Born Norman Lewis

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The evolving styles of Harlem-born artist Norman Lewis are on display in a major retrospective at a museum in Philadelphia.

The exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts includes 95 paintings and prints and is loosely chronological with six thematic sections. 85 more words


Orpheus' Lament

This morning I put the finishing touches on my Orpheus “tapestry”, a large, unbound canvas that I started during my summer stint at PAFA. It is my largest studio painting yet, when I was a decorative painter my work could easily exceed thirty feet or so ( and many stories off the ground) but my studio work thus far has been restricted by the parameters of my work space. 573 more words

Fauns-randy Horny Blue Ones (& Others)