Current Exhibitions

Len Davidson, Neon Signage, window installation at The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 2013.

Len Davidson: Neon Signage

December 12, 2013–Winter 2014


Performance and Reception:
 
 
Len Davidson, Neon Signage, window installation at The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 2013.
Director of The New Temporary Contemporary Marion Boulton Stroud, aka Kippy.

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Ann Hamilton, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Untitled (detail), 1993. Horse hair, linen, and antique buttons. Diameter: 20 inches. Edition of 12

Selections of Artist Multiples from the Permanent Collection

November 2, 2013–Winter 2014



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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

Abelardo Morell, Painting and Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, 2014. 40 x 45.4 inches. Pigment print on archival paper. Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery/New York.

Abelardo Morell: Pictures in Three Museums

May 2, 2014–Summer 2014

Opening Reception:
Public Opening Reception Friday, May 2, 2014, from 6:00—8:00pm
Members-only artist talk by Abelardo Morell at 5:30pm
The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), 1214 Arch Street, Second Floor
 

Also Opening on Friday, May 2, 2014
FWM, 1214 Arch Street, First Floor
Exhibition of photographs by Philadelphia Photographer Will Brown
Members-only artist talk by Will Brown at 6:00pm

The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street
Exhibitions of work by Philadelphia Photographers David Graham and Ray K. Metzker
Window installation by Tristin Lowe

At The New Temporary Contemporary's Video Screening Room:
Upcoming lectures and videos by Philadelphia Photographers artists and additional programming to be announced soon

 



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David Graham, Best Company, PA, 1981. Chromogenic color print. Façade Panels from Best Products Showroom by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Langhorne, PA.

Philadelphia Photographers: David Graham

May 2, 2014–Summer 2014

Opening Reception:

Public Opening Reception Friday, May 2, 2014, from 6:00—8:00pm
The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street

Also Opening on Friday, May 2, 2014
The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street
Philadelphia Photographers: Ray K. Metzker
Window installation by Tristin Lowe

FWM, 1214 Arch Street, Second Floor
Abelardo Morell: Pictures in Three Museums
Members-only artist talk by Abelardo Morell at 5:30pm

FWM, 1214 Arch Street, First Floor
Philadelphia Photographers: Will Brown
Members-only artist talk by Will Brown at 6:00pm

At The New Temporary Contemporary's Video Screening Room:
Upcoming lectures and videos by Philadelphia Photographers artists and additional programming to be announced soon



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Ray K. Metzker, Chicago, 1956. Courtesy Laurence Miller Gallery, New York.   

Philadelphia Photographers: Ray K. Metzker

May 2, 2014–Summer 2014

Opening Reception:
Public Opening Reception Friday, May 2, 2014, from 6:00—8:00pm
The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street
 
Also Opening on Friday, May 2, 2014
The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street
Philadelphia Photographers: David Graham
Window installation by Tristin Lowe
 
FWM, 1214 Arch Street, Second Floor
Abelardo Morell: Pictures in Three Museums
Members-only artist talk by Abelardo Morell at 5:30pm
 
FWM, 1214 Arch Street, First Floor
Philadelphia Photographers: Will Brown
Members-only artist talk by Will Brown at 6:00pm
 

At The New Temporary Contemporary's Video Screening Room:
Upcoming lectures and videos by Philadelphia Photographers artists and additional programming to be announced soon



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Will Brown, Bramble Steps, 2010. Pigment print on archival paper.

Philadelphia Photographers: Will Brown

May 2, 2014–July 20, 2014

Opening Reception:

Public Opening Reception Friday, May 2, 2014, from 6:00—8:00pm
Members-only artist talk by Will Brown at 6:00pm
FWM, 1214 Arch Street, First Floor

Also Opening on Friday, May 2, 2014
FWM, 1214 Arch Street, Second Floor
Abelardo Morell: Pictures in Three Museums
Members-only artist talk by Abelardo Morell at 5:30pm

The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street
Exhibitions of work by Philadelphia Photographers David Graham and Ray K. Metzker
Window installation by Tristin Lowe

At The New Temporary Contemporary's Video Screening Room:
Upcoming lectures and videos by Philadelphia Photographers artists and additional programming to be announced soon



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Past Exhibitions

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Sarah Sze in conversation with Hal Foster and Carlos Basualdo
Footage of Tristin Lowe's installation, Comet: Grace, (2012) -- currently featured at FWM. Tristin Lowe: Tristin Lowe – Comet: Grace, 2012, and Giandomenico Cassini (1625-1712): Lunacy #2, 2014
On this day, families with kids ages 4-10 came to the Fabric Workshop and Museum’s inaugural Family Day event. FWM’s Family Day engaged over 135 children and adults with a range of hands-on art processes and contemporary art experiences. Rock! Paper! Scissors!
Dr. John Tancock, Duchamp and China, Lecture on Febuary 7th 2014. Photo Carlos Avendaño Dr. John L. Tancock: Duchamp and China
Yinka Shonibare MBE at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), Philadelphia, 2002 Yinka Shonibare MBE: Space Walk, 2002
Sarah Sze, Sarah Sze at The Fabric Workshop and Museum Sarah Sze: Sarah Sze at The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Cynthia Hopkins, Convergence: Declarations of Independence Lecture Series, 2013. The Fabric Workshop and Museum  Convergence: Declarations of Independence Lecture Series

The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia,in collaboration with Ruth Fine, FWM Quilt, 2013 (detail).
A Riot of Color: The Fabric Workshop and Museum in collaboration with Ruth Fine

Mary Heilmann, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), Philadelphia, Serape 1, 1995 (detail). Made through FWM Artist-in-Residence Program.
Beyond the Selvage: A History of Screen-printing at The Fabric Workshop and Museum

Cynthia Hopkins, The Success of Failure (or, The Failure of Success).
Photo Credit: Paula Court.
Convergence: Declarations of Independence Lecture Series
Kiki Smith, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Owl and Pussycat, 2002. Pigment on cotton sateen, Liberty print fabrics 24 x 12 x 2 inches. Unlimited edition. Multiplied: Editioned Works from The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Mario Ybarra, Jr. 2013 Artist-in-Residence at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), Philadelphia. Mario Ybarra, Jr.: Books Of Drawings, Beyond Our Dreams, Blame Our Dads, Brains On Drugs, Better Off Dead
Jean Shin, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), Philadelphia, TEXTile, 2006. Computer keycaps, fabric, and projection. 36 x 46 x 276 inches.  Photo Credit: Carlos Avendaño Selections from the Permanent Collection
Opening remarks by guest curator John G. Hanhardt, April 5th, 2013.
Changing Scenes: Points of View in Contemporary Media Art. Changing Scenes: Points of View in Contemporary Media Art
Sō Percussion performing Clapping Music by Steve Reich (In Memoriam of Clinton Darlington Swingle, 1928-2013) at The Fabric Workshop & Museum, February 2, 2013. Sō Percussion
Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS...(six performances, six films), 2008. Artist Talk at The Fabric Workshop & Museum, February 2, 2013. Tacita Dean: Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS…(six performances, six films), 2008
Theaster Gates in Soul Manufacturing Corporation: To Make the Thing that Makes the Things at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM), Philadelphia, 2013. Photo Credit: Carlos Avendaño Theaster Gates: Soul Manufacturing Corporation— To Make the Thing that Makes the Things
Daniel Arsham X Jonah Bokaer: Study for Occupant, 2012.  Performed at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia.  December 12, 2012. Daniel Arsham X Jonah Bokaer: Study for Occupant
Daniel Arsham, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Installation view, 2012. Glass, EPS, EPS foam, drywall, paint, resin, shattered ceramic. Photo Credit: Carlos Avendaño  Daniel Arsham: Reach Ruin

Youth participants engaged at The Fabric Workshop and Museum’s (FWM) hands-on educational Family Workshop event held in the Museum’s print studio.
Share Your Story! Family Fun Workshop
"Lunar Rabbit, 2011" exhibition at Luceplan. Images courtesy of More Art, New York Joan Jonas: Lunar Rabbit
Left: Mark Rosenthal, July 2012. Photo credit: Eric Roman.Right: Louise Bourgeois in her installation at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, December 1992. Photo credit: Kelly & Massa Photography. An Odyssey: A Narrative of The Fabric Workshop and Museum

 Michel Garcia and Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada in Lauris, Provence, France. Video still from Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia, Colors of Provence Using Sustainable Methods, 2011 
Natural Dye Workshops offered by Slow Fiber Studios with artist, author, curator, textile researcher Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada and botanist, chemist, dyer, and naturalist Michel Garcia
Pae White, Summer XX (installation view), 2012. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño     Pae White: Summer XX