May 11 &12 Selected Short Films by John Thorton« Back to Events
Filmmaker John Thornton began his career studying painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since that time he has created more than 100 short films about American artists, many of whom are also Academy graduates. Join us for a selection of Thornton’s films that profile artists from current exhibition The Philadelphia Story, including Bo Bartlett, Sidney Goodman, Edgar Jerins and Elizabeth Wilson. This program is held in conjunction with the The Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Works Drawn from the Academy.