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WHYY | Philadelphia as the Center of the American Avant-Garde

WHYY's Peter Crimmins reviews the multi-sited exhibition, organized by University of the Arts’ Sid Sachs. Invisible City is on view at University of the Arts, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and PAFA.


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