Reflecting on the artists we have in our collections, what we know about them, and why.
The Timelessness of Horace Pippin’s Concern
Looking for signs of change in the eight decades since Pippin made his iconic painting about American racism
Carl Van Vechten and the White Gaze
How patronage and racist imagery converge in Van Vechten’s photographs of Black artists
What a DJ Hears When He Looks at Art
Andrea Lewis talks to Philly DJ and composer Oluwafemi about his practice and the art that inspires his music.
Kifwebe: A Provenance Puzzle
Where did the museum’s African artworks come from, and how did they get here?
Explore a rare item in our collection and discover how it started a baby-bouncing revolution in the mid-1800s
Art for the People: A Conversation with Conrad Benner
Curator Kathryn Hiesinger speaks with the StreetsDept.com founder on the power and necessity of public art.
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