THE SKY'S GONE OUT

January 24 – March 14, 2015

Taking Freud’s concept of the uncanny as a starting point, The Sky’s Gone Out explores displacement, horror and anxiety in contemporary visual art, literature, popular culture and design. Read the press release.


MARK C. MARTINEZ: ARENA

January 24 – March 14, 2015

Informed by the urban vernacular of Northeast Philadelphia, Mark C. Martinez’s installation environment is a metafictional space where the constructs of cultural and personal identity are mined and challenged, and the politics of public and private space are played out.


CINDY STOCKTON MOORE: CONSCIOUSNESS AND REVOLT

January 24 – March 14, 2015

A temporary monument to ongoing struggle, Cindy Stockton Moore's large-scale, site-specific wall drawing offers a glimpse into the tenuous relationship between the figure and its environment.


SARAH GAMBLE: YOUR LIFE IS HAPPENING NOW

January 24 – March 14, 2015

Your Life is Happening Now is an exhibition of one hundred of Gamble's small ink-on-paper works that explore themes of displacement, anxiety, happiness and introspection.


GIBBS CONNORS: WALL PATTERN NUMBER 2 FOR GLASS (#MYSHRINKINGHEAD)

On view through Fall 2015 | Window on Race

A site-specific installation on The Galleries' store-front window, this work addresses the overwhelming importance of money, status and social media in today's society and pays homage to the endless appetite for distraction and the perpetual entertainment that is offered by our ever-evolving portable technologies. Drawing inspiration from domestic objects, precious metals, symbols of wealth, and goods sold to tourists, Connors’ work symbolizes the grotesque and often horrifying nature of ego, status, self-involvement, wealth and narcissism as it manifests itself in social media.

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