Authorization, Michael Snow (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa), 1969.
Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Michael Snow: Photo-Centric” Through April 27
Hailed as one of the most inventive filmmakers of his time, Michael Snow is celebrated in an exhibition at the PMA this spring. As his first photography-based solo exhibit to be featured in the United States since the 1970s, “Photo-Centric” will highlight Snow’s photo work from 1962 through 2003. The pieces on view showcase the Canadian artist’s multifaceted experience as a painter, sculptor, and musician. 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., 215-763-8100
Guests at a previous PAFA After Dark event.
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts: PAFA After Dark February 6, 6-9 p.m.
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ afterhours series this month invites art lovers to view “PEEP SHOW 2.0,” which showcases PAFA’s historic collection while giving guests a deeper glimpse into the story behind each piece. In addition to a burlesque performance by Peek-A-Boo Revue, attendees will enjoy live music, gallery talks, snacks, and a cash bar. Tickets are $15 at door or $10 in advance at pafa.org/afterdark/. 118 N. Broad St., 215-972-7600
Sunrise, Tim Portlock, 2011.
Institute of Contemporary Art: “Ruffneck Constructivists” February 12-August 17
“Ruffneck Constructivists” brings together the work of 11 international artists who specialize in urban structural design. Visit the ICA’s first floor to view sculpture, photography, and video pieces that creatively fuse art and architecture. University of Pennsylvania, 118 S. 36th St., 215-898-7108
Corps de Ballet, Howard Schatz, 2007. Chromogenic print.
Michener Museum: “In a Relationship: Art, Science & Medicine” February 8-April 13
Dr. Richard E. Goldberg’s exhibit, “In a Relationship: Art, Science & Medicine” at the Michener Museum’s Pfundt Gallery, uses paintings to depict the human brain’s visual limitations. Photographs from Howard Schatz and stained glass by Kenneth Leap complement Goldberg’s works. 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, 215-340-9800
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, OTTAWA (SNOW); BY DENISE GUERIN, COURTESY PAFA (AFTER DARK); COURTESY THE ARTIST (PORTLOCK); COLLECTION OF HOWARD SCHATZ AND BEVERLY ORNSTEIN (SCHATZ)