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Ways of Seeing the Political:
Two Aesthetic Traditions


A gallery talk by Andrew T. Lamas,
professor at University of Pennsylvania

July 19, 2018  -  7:00 - 8:30pm


There are two traditions of political art (or, two ways of making art politically)—the one that everyone knows and the other (better) one. In this fiftieth anniversary year of the global uprisings of 1968, we will consider the artistic challenge of affirming humanity and negating that which negates us. A rapid tour across the history of radical art will be conducted, and case studies of two Philadelphia artists will be presented. A discussion will follow the talk—unless a protest erupts during the presentation.


Get Tickets here - 
free for DVAA members, $10 for non-members: 
www.seeingthepolitical.eventbrite.com

Andrew T. Lamas, on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania since 1990, teaches and writes at the intersection of critical theory, political economy, and aesthetics.



Free - DVAA Members
$10 - Non-members

July 19
Ways of Seeing the Political: Two Aesthetic Traditions
A gallery talk by Andrew T. Lamas, professor U Penn

August 16
Alternative Exhibition Spaces: Getting Your Work in The Public Eye: Panel Discussion
Thom Duffy, independent curator
Linda Dubin Garfield, founder of smART business consulting
Adam Lovitz, member at Tiger Strikes Asteroid
Sandi Neiman Lovitz, artist at Art Expo
Rachel Zimmerman, founder of InLiquid

September 20
Framing: Presenting Your Art to Its Best Advantage
Brian Dennis and Keith Breitfeller, artists and framers

October 18
The Art of Social Media
Erica Minutella, freelance social media consultant

November 15
Legal Issues for Artists
Attorneys Lori Landew, Esq. and Laura Solomon, Esq. 

Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA)
Third Thursday Salons


July - Nov. 2018 Line Up:
Every Third Thursday, 7pm - 8:30pm 

DVAA's Third Thursday Salon series is free of charge for DVAA members and open to the general public for $10/ticket. Held monthly, these informal evenings are designed as a resource in which artists, nonprofit and business leaders can share information which enables artists and those interested in the arts to better understand the challenges and opportunities the creative community shares. In the first half of 2018, DVAA will present a diversity of topics and viewpoints, which include:



          Jan - June 2018:

    Last year's (2017) Line-up:

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