Edward M. Epstein




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Yvette Brackman, AGIT MEM, 2016. Video still. Courtesy of the Artist

The Gentle Art of Disruption: Three Shows in Philadelphia

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Stephanie Bursese and Yvette Brackman at Vox Populi, Patrick McCaughy at Practice Gallery


Miguel Horn’s Obelisks (2015),

Gaining Traction: Industrial-scale Collaboration in Philadelphia

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Traction Company at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts


Frank Bramblett, Dive In, 2001. Acrylic paints, marble dust, charcoal, and photographs on canvas on panel, 90 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Going with the Flow: Frank Bramblett at the Woodmere

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The artist’s retrospective of curiously, thoughtfully used materials continues through June 21.


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A House of Prayer for All People: Yael Bartana at Petzel

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Two new videos explore cultural authenticity — one simulating a holy site, another asking how national identity is formed.


Peter Blume, Crashing Surf, 1982. Oil on canvas, 30 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Elisabeth and William Landes. Art © The Educational Alliance, Inc./Estate of Peter Blume/Licensed by VAGA, New York.

Bloom and Drang: Peter Blume’s Eclecticism

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

A survey of the American painter’s career is currently on view.


Ragnar Kjartansson, Guilt Trip, 2007. Video, 10 min, 24 sec.

Warmer Than You Think: Due North at Icebox Project Space

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Exhibition paired artists from Iceland and Philadelphia


Installation view featuring (on the right) Nine Cosmic CD’s: For The Firespitter (Jayne Cortez), 2013, acrylic on canvas, 45h x 137.5w inches. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York.

Cosmic Put-on: Notes on Jack Whitten

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Paintings of the 4th dimension