September 19, 2018Washington Post Writes Article on Alum John Legend’s EGOT Status
With Emmy win, John Legend achieves status worthy of his last name. He joins only 14 others who have received the quadruple crown, a distinguished list that includes Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks and composer Richard Rodgers (the first to have received all four). With his EGOT, he became the second African American member after Whoopi Goldberg.
September 18, 201834th Street Magazine Features Ken Lum, Chair of Graduate Fine Arts
He was the co–curator of Monument Lab. He’s an Officer in the Order of Canada. He has exhibited from one end of the world to another, crossing Sydney, Sāo Paolo, Shanghai, and so much more. This is Professor Ken Lum: Professor and Chair of the Fine Arts department, artist, curator, and educator.
September 18, 2018Floating Art Installation Brings Schuylkill River History to Life
Jacob Rivkin, the 2018 Mellon Artist-in-Residence in the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH), has spent the last year combing the digital archives and collections of a variety of institutions, identifying photographs, etchings, and drawings related to the Schuylkill. In “Floating Archives,” Rivkin, also a lecturer in the Fine Arts Department in Penn’s School of Design, will project his animations onto a screen suspended between two canoes and paddled up the river.
September 13, 2018Tulia Falleti on the Chilean coup of 1973 and The Other 9/11 exhibition
Tulia Falleti, Penn political science professor and director of Penn’s Latin American and Latino Studies program, sheds light on the events of the “other” 9/11, the coup of 1973 that displaced the democratically elected president of Chile and instated a military dictator. “The Other 9/11--Memories: Geography of a Decade, Chile 1973-1983," organized by Penn’s Latin American and Latino Studies program and supported by The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation is on exhibit at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts through October 18, 2018.
August 31, 2018PennDesign Opens Satellite Exhibition Space
POST.SCRIPT. is an offsite multiuse exhibition space that provides an open environment for fine arts students, faculty, and alumni to build upon and expand their studio and exhibition practices.The facility will function as a studio/work space, as well as a satellite location for public programs that engage Penn students from multiple disciplines, as well as the wider Philadelphia arts and culture community.