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Philadelphia Museum of Art Showcases 200 Years of African American Art

1cd4e8aa-09c6-49b9-8ef8-18a584cd6524-327x420Philadelphia Museum of Art is arguably home to some of the most impressive collections of art in the world. February marks America’s Black History Month, and the museum is brilliantly displaying 200 years of African American art in an exhibit that will last until April 5, 2015. Showcased artists include Henry Ossawa Tanner, Horance Pippin, Jacob Lawrence and Carrie Mae Weems.

 

Find out more about the museum, the exhibit, and plan your visit here.


Check Out Paul Strand at the PMA

Unhappy with your Instagram game? Need a break from all the Holiday card family portraits? Take an evening to check out the Paul Strand retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. From candid street photos to exotic travel locations Strand is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the modern age and his 4,000 image archive is considered one of the most important pieces of the museums collection. Get the 411 here at PhiladelphiaMuseum.org.

Late breaking update:

Check out this awesome Artsy Paul Strand Page, great online overview of his work with 22 viewable pieces as well as a wealth of biographical and contextual information. Thanks Theo!