PhillyCulture

event · September 16, 2022 – July 24, 2023

From the Ground Up: Artist and the Builet Environment

PAFA's collection includes many artists interested in architecture and the built environment. This gallery features a few whose technique, perspective and subject matter reflect a variety of approaches to modern physical placemaking in the twentieth century.

This collection focus highlights artists interested in architecture and the built environment. The spotlight features impressionists who took a romantic approach to painting urban cityscapes as well as precision painters and photorealists who provide views of the post-industrial landscape through hard edges and sharp lines. With paintings by George Copeland Ault, Bascove, Chen Chi, Colin Campbell Cooper, Edith Neff, Louis B. Sloan and Charles Sheeler, take a dive into a group of artists whose technique, perspective and subject matter reflect a variety of approaches to modern physical placemaking in the twentieth century.


Venue

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
118 - 128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 US