Posts Tagged ‘Barnes Foundation’

A First Visit, A First Year: The Barnes On The Parkway, A Photo Essay

A First Visit, A First Year: The Barnes On The Parkway, A Photo Essay

May 3, 2013  |  Last Light

Accompanying Ben Leech to preview the Ellsworth Kelly exhibition, Brad Maule makes his first visit to the Barnes Foundation on the Parkway. This photo essay presents his first impressions > more

A Saga In <em>Sculpture:</em> The Barnes Brings Ellsworth Kelly Milestone Home To Philadelphia For The Summer

A Saga In Sculpture: The Barnes Brings Ellsworth Kelly Milestone Home To Philadelphia For The Summer

May 1, 2013  |  Vantage

With 'Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture on the Wall', the Barnes Foundation's first contemporary exhibition in 90 years, and the first at the Parkway location, Kelly's Lobby Sculpture comes home to Philadelphia (albeit temporarily). Ben Leech traces its Penn Center roots and finds paralleling stories in overlapping eras > more

Smokin’ Joe’s Gym Deemed Historic!

Smokin’ Joe’s Gym Deemed Historic!

May 1, 2013  |  Morning Blend

The North Broad Street former gymnasium added to the National Register of Historic Places, lessons for the Reading viaduct park, South Philly Free Library to close, Ellsworth Kelly exhibit at the Barnes, and architectural walking tours to begin this weekend > more

Charter High School To Move Into Former GlaxoSmithKline HQ This Fall

Charter High School To Move Into Former GlaxoSmithKline HQ This Fall

March 28, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Nonprofit to put down over $40 million for new school’s home, banks invest in affordable housing projects, inside the Barnes Foundation’s conservation room, and talking cocktails in Philly > more

In West Philly, Finding The Source Of Barnes' Fortune

In West Philly, Finding The Source Of Barnes’ Fortune

March 6, 2013  |  Vantage

The source of Barnes' fortune? Vivienne Tang traces it to a pharmaceutical factory in an old hotel (which, incidentally, now houses a pharmacy), where Barnes hung his paintings and taught his employees his theories on art and learning > more