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Door and Surround by Phillip Lloyd Powell

2020-04-09T15:13:11-04:00April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

This twelve-foot high work by Phillip Lloyd Powell that once was installed in his former residence on Route 202 in New Hope, Pennsylvania, was permanently installed at the Michener in October 2010, and has remained an iconic work in the Museum’s galleries since that time.

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Let’s Collaborate! Explore the Artwork Puzzlehead

2020-03-23T12:52:08-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

In the 1930s, a group of modernist artists in Bucks County including Charles F. Ramsey, Louis Stone, and Charles Evans, formed the Cooperative Painting Project. Experimenting with expressive color, abstract forms, and modern concepts of creative design, this experimental group worked together for two years.

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Selma Bortner: Storytelling and Symbolism

2020-02-19T12:32:50-05:00February 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Have you ever thought about being an artist? Selma Bortner said, "For me, being an artist was always a question of survival. I could not survive in this world if I could not do something creative. It's a commitment that I made when I was a child. I knew from the first time I could think about it that I wanted to be an artist."

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