Temple Contemporary

    February 28, 2024

    (re)Focus Festival Convenes Tyler Alumni Panel to Discuss Portraying Women's Bodies

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    In March, amid a Philadelphia-wide celebration of women artists, three Tyler alums will reflect on the portrayal of female bodies in art in a panel discussion hosted by Tyler and Temple Contemporary.  The panel, (im)positions - Women Portraying Women’s Bodies, will feature a conversation among visual artists Erin M. Riley (MFA ’09), Autumn Wallace (BFA ’18), and Chelsey Luster (BFA ’19), moderated by art historian and Tyler Professor Emerita Therese “Terry” Dolan, PhD.  Read More

    February 6, 2024

    The Origins of Tyler Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    Decorative Digitalism, a merger of digital technology and delicate hand craftsmanship in jewelry, is the brainchild of Assistant Professor Doug Bucci, but in many ways its origins can be traced back 62 years to the founding of Tyler’s Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM program by pioneering artist and educator Stanley Lechtzin.“Stanley was looking for new possibilities in the field, and saw in the factory and industry environments tools and practices that could revolutionize the art of jewelry making and metalsmithing,” said Bucci, who co-curated the show with Saul Bell Design Award-winning artist Sungyeoul Lee.  Read More

    November 17, 2021

    Temple Contemporary Opens New Exhibition, "In Dialogue."

    Author: Emily Herbein

    The newest installation in Temple Contemporary, In Dialogue, features the works of several of Tyler’s visiting lecturers from the Critical Dialogue series as well as alumni lecturer Virgil Marti, whose work is pictured above with pieces from artists Eileen Neff and Patrick Macguire. The exhibition is curator Adam Blumberg’s attempt at laying out a cohesive and complimentary display from makers across all areas of the art world.   Read More

    October 4, 2019

    Piotr Szyhalski brings his protest performance to Tyler

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Multimedia artist Piotr Szyhalski, with the help of Tyler School of Art and Architecture faculty and students, performed his monumental, socially-driven THEM in North Philadelphia on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Students and faculty carry Piotr Szyhalski's 450-foot long THEM banner around the block of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture.   Read More

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