Fine Arts

Posted Apr 13, 2015 10:59am

Study for Priestess Faust Walk (Rome, Italy), 2014. copyright Wilmer Wilson IV, courtesy CONNERSMITH.

Wilmer Wilson IV (MFA '15) Performance
Priestess Faust Walk


Wilmer Wilson IV (MFA '15) will be performing in Boston this week as part of Performing Portraiture: Video from the Collection of Manuel de Santaren at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. 

Posted Apr 3, 2015 1:06pm

Hannah Morse, Fine Arts Photography Minor, class of 2016.

Department of Fine Arts
Silverstein Photography Studio Abroad: Berlin


In March, fifteen undergraduate and graduate Fine Arts students traveled to Berlin for two weeks as part of the Howard Silverstein and Patricia Bleznak Silverstein Photography Studio Abroad Program.  While in Berlin students engaged with a range of German artists, visited galleries and museums, and toured the city’s architectural and cultural landmarks.  The studio incorporated day trips to the nearby cities of Potsdam, Leipzig, and Dessau and included an overnight stay at the Bauhaus dormitories.

Posted Mar 26, 2015 4:28pm
Senior Critic Exhibition at DC Moore Gallery
Alexi Worth: Green Glass Doors


Senior Critic Alexi Worth's newest exhibition, Green Glass Doors, opens this evening at DC Moore Gallery (535 West 22nd Streetm, Second Floor) at 6 p.m.

The exhibition will be open until April 25, and a gallery talk with Joyce Kozloff will be held Thursday April 16 at 6 p.m.

Posted Mar 25, 2015 2:07pm
Opening Reception Friday, March 27 6 p.m.

Crate on truck, after Marcel Duchamp, Boîte-en-valise (Box in a Suitcase), 1935-41

The exhibition space is reimagined as an itinerant street theater whose actors are works of art.

Aftermarketparade was conceived and curated collectively by its participants; Chukwumaa, Charles Hall, Ava Hassinger, Corey Herynk, Sacha Hughes-Caley, E. Jane, Sarah Legow, Katie Locke, Gonzalo Reyes Rodriguez, Derek Rigby, Lydia Rosenberg,  Kasey Short, Stephanie Elden, Wilmer Wilson. 

Posted Mar 6, 2015 1:04pm
Faculty work in the Armory Show
Orkan Telhan: A Now for MENAM

Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Orkan Telhan's project, A Now for MENAM, is part of the Armory Show Focus Special Projects, in the CULTURERUNNERS @ Armory exhibition. More information about the Armory Show (March 5-8), including information about purchasing tickets, can be found here.

Posted Mar 6, 2015 12:45pm
March 6 - April 11, 2015
Jane Irish: Faience & Firenze

Please join us at the opening reception for Program Coordinator Jane Irish's solo exhibition at Locks Gallery (600 S Washington Square) on Friday March 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

More information about the exhibition is available here.

Posted Feb 5, 2015 2:19pm
A new photobook by Mohammadreza Mirzaei, MFA '14
Here Comes the Sun

The Graduate Department of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and the University of Pennsylvania Common Press are pleased to present Here Comes the Sun, a photobook by Mohammadreza Mirzaei. The book is designed by Filippo Nostri and contains 21 color plates, writing by Mirzaei, and an essay by Carlos Basualdo (full essay is below).

Posted Feb 3, 2015 3:50pm
February 26, 2015
James Casebere

Sponsored by the Howard A. Silverstein & Patricia Bleznak Silverstein Photography Lecture Series.

Posted Nov 5, 2014 1:34pm
Opening Reception: Friday November 14, 6 - 8 p.m.
HEADS WILL ROLL: November 14 - 18

11.14.2014 - 11.18.2014
FRIDAY, 11.14.2014, 6PM TO 8PM
205 S. 34TH ST



For more information about this MFA student exhibition, please contact us at 215-898-8374 or

Posted Oct 20, 2014 1:23pm
Opening Friday October 31, 6 - 8 p.m.
plot: October 31 - November 5

Please join 2015 MFA candidates James Howzell and Lydia Rosenberg for the opening of p l o t Friday October 31, 6 - 8 p.m. in the Morgan Building, 205 South 34th Street. 

For additional information, please call 215-898-8374 or email

Posted Oct 15, 2014 1:21pm
David Humphrey Lecture This Thursday, 6:30 PM


University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts Lecture Series at the
Institute of Contemporary Art, Tuttleman Auditorium
118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104


Posted Oct 3, 2014 12:43pm
William Pope L _ Tompkins

William Pope L., Still from How Much is that Nigger in the Window a.k.a. Tompkins Square Crawl

Itinerant Belongings Opening Saturday, November 1