All posts tagged "Philadelphia"
Arizona and the Politics of Mural PaintingSeptember 26, 2022
Murals are designed to unite communities, create beauty and celebrate common values. The horrific reaction to...
A CLR Interview with The New Year Parade Filmmaker Tom QuinnSeptember 7, 2022
The New Year Parade: A taut, small-scale family drama from independent filmmaker Tom Quinn. Tom Quinn’s...
The Barnes Foundation: Beauty Surrounded by ControversyAugust 8, 2022
And what a treasure trove! By the time of his death in 1951, Barnes had purchased...
Murdered by Mumia: A Conversation With Maureen FaulknerJune 23, 2022
"The man lifted his arm and fired a single shot in Danny’s back. Danny was able...
An Interview With Louis Kahn Biographer Carter WisemanJune 6, 2022
"I think the most powerful common thread running through Kahn’s work was his humanity. He seems...
September Swoon: Richie Allen, the ’64 Phillies, and Racial Integration by William C. KashatusMay 25, 2022
For Philadelphians over a certain age, the year 1964 evokes bitter memories of a Phillies team...
The Female Gaze and Modern Women at PAFA, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PhiladelphiaJanuary 10, 2022
In Neel’s painting, the sitter’s beauty is not compromised by her pregnant condition and makes no...
100 Greatest Gangster Films
100 Greatest Gangster Films: A History of Violence, #37December 21, 2021
Joey Cusack was the nastiest guy in Philadelphia’s Irish mob. He killed dozens, sometimes without the...
A Toast to Tristan EgolfOctober 25, 2021
He would furiously lead anti-war marches weekly on our courthouse steps. He improvised chants and picket...
Timothy Watts InterviewOctober 8, 2021
"He's actually a pretty good mechanic and somewhere in Philadelphia he's running a pretty successful chop...