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Feb 21, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Presents ‘The Black Tongue Lexicon’ by Gary Setzer, Feb. 24

Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to announce a one-night engagement of a new performance work, The Black Tongue Lexicon, by visual artist Gary Setzer. The performance is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Commons Art Gallery, and is...

Jan 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Commons Art Gallery Presents Student Biennial 2014 Juried Exhibition

Photographs, oil paintings, metal jewelry and sculpture, and other student works are on display at the 2014 Student Biennial Juried Exhibition at Arcadia University. The show, which runs through Feb. 23, is on display in the Commons Art Gallery, and is sponsored by the Arcadia University Art...

Sep 3, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Newsworks: ‘Scenes of the crime featured in “No Bingo for Felons” at Arcadia gallery’

Arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins wrote about No Bingo for Felons for WHYY’s Newsworks.com. The exhibition, on view at Arcadia University Art Gallery through Nov. 3, examines the nature of crime and its relationship to art making. Co-curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert, it includes...

Jun 11, 2013 Donna Whitlock

‘A True Visionary,’ Torchia Receives the 2013 Martha Washington Award

Richard Torchia, director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, received the 2013 Martha Washington Award at the annual end-of-year awards luncheon last month. As director of Arcadia University’s Art Gallery, since 1997, Torchia has organized solo exhibitions for a host of renowned artists,...

Mar 15, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Professor Presents Free Lecture on Tacita Dean and the Soul of Film, March 20

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, Professor and Chair of Media and Communication at Arcadia University, presents “Tacita Dean, Celluloid, and the Soul of the Film: Analog and Its Other”on Wednesday, March 20. The free lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Commons Great Room, with a reception at 6 p.m....

Mar 7, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Artist Tacita Dean Lectures on ‘JG’

Anticipation for the arrival of Tacita Dean had been building for months. By sunset on Feb. 7, it reached a new high. The British-born, Berlin-based artist finally was on campus to debut JG, her new film project, in the Arcadia University Art Gallery. Before the first public viewing, more than 400...

Mar 6, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Art Blog Explores the ‘Primordial and Meditative’ in ‘JG’

On March 3, The Art Blog reviewed JG: a film project by Tacita Dean currently on view at Arcadia University’s Art Gallery. The article, titled “Primordial and meditative—Tacita Dean’s film JG at Arcadia University Art Gallery,” explores the synthesis of inspiration, medium and technique which led...

Mar 4, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Ballardian.com: ‘JG’ at the Junction of ‘Cosmic Sentinels and Spiral Jetties’

[box border="full"]Upcoming Event: Arcadia University Gallery Director Richard Torchia will give a lecture addressing the underpinnings of JG as they relate to Robert Smithson’s earthwork and film Spiral Jetty on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the Commons Great Room. Find out more.[/box] On...

Jan 31, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Art Newspaper: ‘JG’ Aims to Solve Famous Land Art Mystery

On Jan. 31, Art Newspaper featured Arcadia University Art Gallery’s upcoming exhibition, JG: a film project by Tacita Dean. The article, “Tacita Dean takes on Spiral Jetty—again,” addresses the artist’s intentions for the film, which was inspired by a challenge from British novelist J.G. Ballard....

Jan 21, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Art Gallery to Present ‘JG,’ a New Film Project by Tacita Dean

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to announce the presentation of JG, a film by internationally acclaimed British-born, Berlin-based artist Tacita Dean. Commissioned by and made for the Gallery, JG is funded by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and will be on view from Feb. 7 through...

Jan 14, 2013 Purnell Cropper

‘Complex’ Magazine’s List of Iconic Artworks Includes Installations by Olafur Eliasson and Ai Weiwei

Arcadia University Art Gallery has a reputation for bringing the work of internationally acclaimed visual artists to Glenside. In fact, two artists featured in Complex magazine’s “The 50 Most Iconic Artworks of the Past Five Years” have held solo exhibitions on campus. Olafur Eliasson, whose...

Dec 14, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Art and Design Faculty Address the ‘Persistence of Drawing’

Arcadia University Art Gallery’s 2012 Faculty Exhibition: On the Persistence of Drawing asked Art and Design faculty to explore the ways in which drawing shapes and informs their work as artists, designers and educators. On Nov. 28, several of the artists gathered to discuss the practice of drawing...