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Moore College of Art & Design: Faculty Exhibition 2001

November 6 – December 16, 2001

Signs of the Times: Philadelphia WPA Posters (1935-43)

September 13 – October 21, 2001
Featuring a selection of over 40 original silkscreen-printed, woodcut-printed, and hand-painted posters culled from such local collections as the Free Library of Philadelphia, Moore College of Art and Design, and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, this exhibition highlights dynamic Works Progress Administration poster designs from an important chapter in the History of American graphic arts, representing a diverse range of topics from promoting safety in the workplace to celebrations of regional folk traditions.

Graham Gussin: States of Mind

September 13 – October 21, 2001
This emerging British artist presents deceptively simple video installations that explore our perception of the real and its relationship to imaginary experience.
Organized by the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

Alexa Kleinbard: Talking Leaves

May 31 – July 13, 2001 
Recent work of native Philadelphia artist, Alexa Kleinbard, whose botanical images combine sculpture and painting, natural and spiritual history. This exhibition will showcase over 50 paintings and works on paper that represent many distinct species of healing plants in a carefully cut-out leaf form, each containing an inner landscape.

Philadelphia Selections 4: brave/smART

May 31 – July 27, 2001
An exhibition of works selected from the Levy Gallery Artists Registry with featured artists: Frito Bastien, Ava Blitz, Ann Chahbandour, Andrea Cooper, Jonas dos Santos, Virgil Marti, James Mills, Alice Oh, and Jacques Wilmore.

Moore College of Art and Design: Five in Spring: Student Exhibitions

March 30 – May 14, 2001

Meaning in the Mundane: 2001 Alumnae Exhibition

February 6 – March 18, 2001
This juried exhibition featuring work by prominent graduates in all media explores the spiritual and the decorative in the everyday.
Organized by Doris Chorney, Director of Alumnae Affairs at Moore College of Art and Design.

Myths Made Real: Work by Frieda Fehrenbacher

February 6 – March 18, 2001
In honor of the work of Moore professor Frieda Fehrenbacher, the gallery will present a selection of her paintings and drawings, including and focusing upon a recent series of pastels that illustrate her contemporary take on ancient Greek mythical characters.

Raoul de Keyser

November 17, 2000 – January 21, 2001
Guest curator: Gregory Salzman
Thirty paintings by the Belgian artist, who creates largely abstract work that remains firmly grounded in concrete experience. His concerns with pictorial syntax, together with his imagistic suggestiveness, result in paintings that resonate emotionally, semantically, and psychologically.

The Practice of Storytelling: Paintings by Frank Bramblett

November 17, 2000 – January 21, 2001
The exhibition, comprised of several large-scale paintings and more than twenty small painted sketches, offers Bramblett’s explorations of how memory, narrative, and sensation can be abstracted, universalized, and layered onto the painted surface.