Feeling good at 90: Spry soon-to-be-nonagenarian Ellsworth Kelly enjoys a moment with Carlos Basualdo, The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Curator of Contemporary Art, in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s newest installation, Homage to Ellsworth Kelly, in galleries 172 and 175. Kelly received the National Medal of Arts this week from President Obama.
Start your week with some links of note:
Bill Traylor, one of the stars of the recent Outsider Art show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the spotlight at New York’s Folk Art Museum (check ou the slideshow) http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/07/05/arts/design/20130705-TRAYLOR.html?smid=pl-share
Philadelphia Inquirer’s Inga Saffron writes about landscape architect Laurie Olin, another receipient of the National Medal of Arts http://buff.ly/12qDmOV #CulturalLandscape
25 years of teaching the visually impaired to make art! http://t.co/PVslDMa8DP #PhiladelphiaMuseumofArt #WillsEye #ArtEd
I luv me a grid – great show to go see! Jennifer Bartlett’s ‘History,’ at #PAFA — NewsWorks http://buff.ly/18CeM6k #JeniferBartlett; also NY Times write-up: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/23/arts/design/jennifer-bartlett-gets-a-museum-retrospective.html?pagewanted=all