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Talk + Opening: The Expanded Diagram - Diagrammatic Thinking in Contemporary Art

  • Pentimenti Gallery 145 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)


Steven Baris


Dr. Kevin Richards

Low-Residency MFA Program Head; Chair of Liberal Arts; Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Sid Sachs

Director of Exhibitions, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia

Our speakers will explore the Expanded Diagram project, a thesis proposed by artist, Steven Baris, stating that for some artists, diagrammatic thinking aptly describes a significant aspect of their creative process--more cogently than the many art labels and categories currently offered. Even though the majority of these artworks do not look like conventional diagrams, the way these artists think about and develop their artwork mirrors critical features of diagrammatic processes.

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Earlier Event: October 6
Closing: Catalyst
Later Event: October 6
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