9 - July 30, 2004
Housing over fifty works from the 1960s to the present in
what appears to be a vacant exhibition space, "Open" considers
the elasticity of emptiness, the thresholds of perception, and the physical
and cultural parameters of the white cube.
exhibition postcard (PDF format)
"Open" Gallery Map and Checklist (PDF format)
Co-curated by Sandra Firmin, Associate Curator, University
at Buffalo Art Gallery, and Richard Torchia, Director, Arcadia University
Art Gallery, in conjunction with "The
Big Nothing," a citywide festival initiated by the Institute
of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. Catalog available Fall 2004.
more information about the ICA’s exhibition, as well as a comprehensive
listing of citywide programming developed in conjunction with “The
Big Nothing,” go to
Tues, Wed, Fri, 10 am-4 pm; Thurs, 12-7 pm, and by appointment. Closed
July 2-5 for Independence Day Weekend.
Funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the
Friends and Advisory Board of the Arcadia University Art Gallery. Exhibition
catalog made possible thanks to generous support from Mari and Peter Shaw.
June 20, 8-10 pm
Solstice Reception in the art gallery
Friday, June 25, 4
pm through Saturday, June 26, 4 pm
Extra Day, Yane Calovski
Employing time as a sculptural material and making the gallery
space vulnerable to unexpected possibility, this work extends
the exhibition by a continuous 24-hour period.
Tuesday, July 13, 12:00
The Ideology of Invisibility
Gallery talk by Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Associate Professor, Coordinator
of Mathematics Education Programs, Arcadia University
Thursday, July 29,
0.00001 Percent Volume
Dave Dyment, Toronto-based artist/curator, will address the legacy
of the (near) empty gallery from Yves Klein’s The Void
(1958) to the present.
Mirror Room, Grey Towers Castle
Have your next function here,