Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Museum of Art’

Arata Isozaki, Installation Designer Of First Louis Kahn Retrospective, Receives Pritzker Prize

Arata Isozaki, Installation Designer Of First Louis Kahn Retrospective, Receives Pritzker Prize

May 30, 2019  |  Architecture

Celebrated Japanese architect Arata Isozaki wins the world's premier lifetime achievement award in the building arts. In Philadelphia, he is known for his creative installation design of the first retrospective devoted to Louis Kahn. Lance Knickerbocker has the story > more

Unraveling Myths About Philly's Pioneering African American Architect

Unraveling Myths About Philly’s Pioneering African American Architect

May 23, 2019  |  Architecture

Amy Cohen separates fact from fiction surrounding one of Philadelphia's most famous architects, Julian Francis Abele > more

Archaic Expectations: Freeing Female Roles From A Dollhouse In Society Hill

Archaic Expectations: Freeing Female Roles From A Dollhouse In Society Hill

February 1, 2019  |  History

In this essay Mickey Herr examines women's roles and social norms through the history of a dollhouse spanning seven generations > more

The Origins of Morris Arboretum & The Mansion From Which It Bloomed

The Origins of Morris Arboretum & The Mansion From Which It Bloomed

June 26, 2018  |  History

Joyce Munro walks us through the gardens of Lydia Morris in Chestnut Hill where her Victorian summer home, Compton, once turned critics cold with its flamboyant style > more

Replicas Of William Rush Originals Return To Fairmount Water Works

Replicas Of William Rush Originals Return To Fairmount Water Works

February 14, 2018  |  Art & Design

Missing for decades, two signature sculptures come home to Fairmount Water Works. A. Leonard Pundt has the details on how conservation efforts and carefully-crafted reproductions brought the iconic public artwork back to life > more