Philadelphia Museum of Art

"At the Center: Masters of American Craft" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Meredith Harper

Now on view at The Philadelphia Museum of Art is At the Center:  Masters of American Craft, and installation of works by Rudolf Staffel and woodworker David Ellsworth, from August 20, 2016 through July 30, 2017.  Curated by Elisabeth Agro, this magnificent installation includes over 25 works by Staffel from both the Museum's extensive holdings as well as loans, and it presents for the first time publicly his 1982 commissioned installation for the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, now a promised gift to the Museum.  Not to be missed!

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Rudolf Staffel, Untitled (Commission for the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia), 1982, forty porcelain tiles washed with copper salts, each handcrafted and applied to frosted glass; wood frame