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New York Times | "Joan Semmel: Skin in the Game" in Best Art Exhibitions of 2021

Co-chief art critic of The New York Times, Roberta Smith, included PAFA's Joan Semmel retrospective under the "Museums Step Up" section, noting it among "outstanding monographic museum shows devoted to women."

Last Updated
December 17, 2021 - 3:10 PM

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Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.