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Philly Influencer | PAFA celebrates 40 years of American printmaking and Helen Frankenthaler with new exhibits

Philly Influencer reviews PAFA's newest exhibitions:

The world-renowned institution has flawlessly assembled an astounding group of artists in these new showcases, which collectively feature more than one hundred pieces of art. Making Community: Prints from Brandywine Workshop and Archives, Brodsky Center at PAFA, and Paulson Fontaine Press and At One Stroke: Prints by Helen Frankenthaler recognizes seminal and pioneering artists in printmaking as well as their diverse communities. Printmaking has made collecting and distributing art an accommodating venture. Considering the widespread impression that printmaking can create, the impact of this significant form has no limit.

About PAFA

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, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.