Charles Guarino

  • Ree Morton, Regional Piece, 1976, oil on wood, enamel on celastic, two parts, each 20 × 40". From “Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Vernacular Avant-garde.”

    “Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Vernacular Avant-garde”

    Curated by Sid Sachs and Jennie Hirsh

    Philadelphia’s relationship to New York is not incidental but arterial. It shouldn’t have to be said, as the contributions made by the City of Brotherly Love are monumental. This ambitious survey will highlight Philadelphia’s artistic accomplishments during the ’60s and ’70s, a pair of decades it unjustly spent in New York’s shadow. In what will amount to a citywide celebration, the exhibition will be mounted in four venues and will include the work of such local lights as Ree Morton, Rafael Ferrer, and Robert Venturi, among many others, along with performances,