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Penn Presents
Annenberg Center

Krasnoysrk National Dance Company

Krasnoysrk National Dance Company,
Russian folk dance and music performing on November 23


Drummers of West Africa

Drummers of West Africa,
performing on November 8

Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri, latin jazz pianist performing on November 22






Print Ten
Fox Gallery
Through November 25

Oil on canvas, Mark Pease, Printmaking Lecturer



Mythic Visions: Yarn Paintings of a Huichol Shaman
Through March 31

All paintings by José Benítez Sánchez

Sun God

Artist imagines how odd the Sun god would have looked to the ancestors when he first appeared. 16" x 16".

Circle of deer and peyote

This is the sacred circle of deer of and peyote. 12" x 12".

Multiple Identities

This work shows that the Huichol world is full of things made of more than one identity. 16" x 16".

Conscious Life

Artists shows that there is a conscious like on as well as beneath the surface of the earth. 24" x 24".


A skeletonized shaman with his feathered power arrow as held aloft. 48" x 48".

Huichol Peyoteros

Hichol Peyoteros fill shoulder bags and burden baskets with peyote for ceremonial use at home. Photo by Peter T. Furst, 1968.



MFA 2nd Year Exhibition
Meyerson Gallery
Through November 28

Oil on canvas by
Michael Perrone, 2003.

Mixed media sculpture by Siyoung Rhie, MFA candidate 2004




New York Abstract
Esther Klein Gallery
Through December 31


Delightful by Serena Bocchino, oil and enamel on canvas, 42" x 52", 2002

Floating Landscapes

Floating Landscapes by Carolanna Parlato, 2003


Heat by Julian Jackson, oil on canvas, 56" x 82" (from the series Speed of Light), 2001



Slought Foundation
Through January 15

Circle of fifths drawing

John Coltrane, Circle of fifths drawing

John Coltrane

John Coltrane, Japan, 1966 (courtesy of the Institute of Jazz Studies)



Holiday Garden Railway
Morris Arboretum
Through January 4

Holiday Garden Railway

The Garden Railway is adorned with twinkling lights and holiday décor.



Picture Stories
Burrison Gallery
Through November 12

Liv, Sophie, and Charlotte by Rita Bernstein, 2003



A Wonderful Life: A Daughter's Tribute to a Family of Educators
Lobby, GSE

Pennsylvania Daughter

Pennsylvania Daughter by
Joan Myerson. Digital "painting" of the artist's mother as Penn student

Visit the artist's web site for more images



Books Through Bars: Creativity in Confinement
Esther Klein Gallery
Through November 7

Portrait of a Man

Portrait of a Man by Drone


Untitled, by Greenleaf


Monkeys by Facundo



Master of Fine Arts 1st Year Preview:
Charles Addams Gallery

Through November 7

Eric Drotch MFA '04

Eric Drotch MFA '04

Eric Drotch MFA '04

Sanghee Park MFA '04

Michael Perrone MFA '04

Si Young Rhie MFA '04



Unconventional Three-Dimensional:
Slought Foundation
Through November 13


Sculpture, Michael Gitlin, 2003.

American Panopticon

American Panopticon,
Michael Zansky, 2003.



Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

Body of Evidence

Scientia Intuitiva, 1995. Part of the exhibit The Body of as Evidence: A Twenty-Year Retrospective of the Photography of Candance diCarlo. Through January 27.

The Meaning of Words

Tower of Babel, woodcut, 1671 German Bible. Part of the exhibit The Meaning of Words Marcus Jastrow and the Making of Rabbinic Dictionaries. Through
November 23.



ICA: Fall Exhibits
Through December 14

Self Portrait, Gillian Wearing, 2000, chromogenic development print, 67 3/4" x 67 3/4". Courtesy of Maureen Paley Inerim Art, London.

Grow Room, 2003, Virgil Marti, mylar and mixed media installation view. Courtesy of the artist and Participant Inc.

A Needle Woman, Kim Sooja,1999-2000, Color DVD installation, 98" x 139", Courtesy of the artist.

South Tower, The Gems of Tragedy, 2002, Patti Smith, graphite, crayon, tape, and digital image on paper, 13 3/8" x 11". Through December 7.



Resurrection: Belkis Ayón
Arthur Ross Gallery
Through January 18


Untitled, Belkis Ayón, 27" x 36.5", 1996

Man with three heads

Intolerancia, 1998, Collograph. Courtesy of Brandywine Workshop




The Garden in Cut Art: Morris Arboretum
Through January 5

Irises by Julie Zigler



Beaux-Arts at Penn
Kroix Gallery
Through May

Robert Fulton Memorial

Robert Fulton Memorial, Competition, 1909,
Paul Phillippe Cret, architect


  Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 10, October 28, 2003