Exhibition Opens: “The Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Works Drawn from the Academy”

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Exhibition Opens: “The Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Works Drawn from the Academy”
Start:
January 26, 2013 10:00 am
End:
January 26, 2013 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free with Membership or Museum Admission
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Organizer:
Asheville Art Museum
Phone:
828-253-3227
Venue:
Asheville Art Museum
Phone:
828-253-3227
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2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC, 28801, United States
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Exhibition opens Saturday, January 26

Opening Reception: Sunday afternoon, February 3 (2:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

 

The Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Work Drawn from the Academy debuts at the Asheville Art Museum on Saturday, January 26, 2013 and remains on view in the Museum’s North Wing through Sunday, June 9, 2013.

This exhibition shares stunning works produced by artists trained at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts whose figurative work, while rooted in tradition, is compositionally and conceptually dynamic.

Artists in the exhibition include Bo Bartlett, Christina Bothwell, James Brantley, Joe Brenman, Michael Ciervo, Beth Foley, Roger Geier, Sidney Goodman, Edgar Jerins, Alex Kanevsky, Daniel Kornrumpf, Nancy Bea Miller, Bruce Samuelson, Julia Stratton, Chuck Tisa, Justin Webb and Elizabeth Wilson.