The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is currently hosting world-famous Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, the duo known as Haas&Hahn, for a year-long artist residency to create their first permanent art installations in North America, Philly Painting. Join Mural Arts Program Executive Director Jane Golden in welcoming Dre Urhahn, as they discuss this exciting new project and their respective experience with community-based public art.
Dre Urhahn is one half of dutch artist group Haas&Hahn. He and colleague Jeroen Koolhaas traded in their careers in Holland when one day, while filming a documentary in Brazil, they stumbled upon the idea to create huge, socially-driven art interventions. They started the Favela Painting Project and created several monumental artworks in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Their work is studied by leading institutions, published in countless media and shown in exhibits worldwide. They are currently in the U.S., working on a series of immense projects with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and planning their return to Rio in 2013, to paint an entire hillside favela.
Through Temple, you can also sign up for Refworks, a program that lets you store, manage, and format your bibliography as you research. Stop by the Paley reference desk if you have questions about getting started.
Third Annual Tyler School of Art Foundations/Paley Library Book Give Away and Artists and Authors Lecture
Stop by the Paley Library Circulation Desk during the week of April 16 and receive your own copy of Ellen Harvey’s New York Beautification Project. Every day from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20, the first 20 patrons to request a book and show their Temple ID to Library Circulation Staff will get a free copy. Any member of the Temple community can receive a book. Each day the giveaway will begin at a different time to accommodate the variety of schedules of our faculty, staff and students.
Monday, April 16, 9:00 AM Tuesday, April 17, 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 18, 1:00 PM Thursday, April 19, 3:00 PM Friday, April 20, NOON
And don’t miss Ellen Harvey’s lecture, Monday, April 16 at 11:00 in Tyler Room B004!
Baseball season is upon us! In honor of yesterday’s win against the Pittsburgh Pirates, here’s a photo from the Urban Archives: Phillies pitchers Sylvester Johnson, Curt Davis, Euel Moore, and Phil Collins. Maybe the Phantastic Four of 1935?
Let the rain kiss you Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing you a lullaby The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk The rain makes running pools in the gutter The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night And I love the rain.