These are the Philly art gallery shows you’ll want to check out this spring
By Edith Newhall for The Philadelphia Inquirer Updated: February 8, 2020
Flourish (March 20-May 23, Brooke Lanier Fine Art). Works in various media inspired by botanical forms and colors. The artists in this group show are Cynthia Back, Steve Donegan, Marisa Keris, and Heather McMordie.
For the full listing of Spring 2020 gallery shows, click here.
If you can, check out Brooke Lanier Fine Art’s soon-to-close “Fluid Dynamics,” featuring water-inspired paintings and photographs by Geoffrey Agrons, Sebastien Leclercq, Deborah Weiss, and Lanier herself. It’s a sophisticated effort for a still-fledgling gallery.
To read the entire column including reviews of Horace Pippin at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the current shows at Pentimenti Gallery,click here.
“The Poetics of Decay” at Brooke Lanier Fine Art gathers works by five artists who capture the history of Philadelphia buildings and neighborhoods — and their imminent demise amid the ongoing real estate boom.
Jennifer Manzella’s small etchings of the city’s disappearing buildings and properties are particularly poignant. Dolores Poacelli’sWall/Steps is a like a bar graph of overdevelopment.