Arshile Gorky http://wrti.org en Phila. Orch.'s Concerts with Double Bassist Emilio Gravagno--Arschile Gorky at PMA--Penn Treaty Park http://wrti.org/post/phila-orchs-concerts-double-bassist-emilio-gravagno-arschile-gorky-pma-penn-treaty-park <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Emilio Gravagno. The veteran double bassist plays his final concerts as a member of The Philadelphia Orchestra this week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits the Philadelphia Museum of Art's retrospective on the 20th-century artist Arshile Gorky, whose work is seen as a bridge between surrealism and abstract expressionism.</p> <p>Tom Keels takes us to Penn Treaty Park. The site celebrates a late 17th-century agreement between William Penn and local Native Americans that made possible the founding of Pennsylvania.</p> Thu, 17 Dec 2009 18:24:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels 2267 at http://wrti.org Phila. Orch.'s Concerts with Double Bassist Emilio Gravagno--Arschile Gorky at PMA--Penn Treaty Park Iraq's Ancient Past at the Penn Museum--Italian Conductor Daniele Gatti--Arshile Gorky at PMA http://wrti.org/post/iraqs-ancient-past-penn-museum-italian-conductor-daniele-gatti-arshile-gorky-pma <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Richard Zettler, the co-curator of <i>Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery</i>, a new exhibition opening on October 25th at the Penn Museum.</p> <p>David Patrick Sterns profiles the controversial Italian conductor Daniele Gatti. He leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in a series of concerts this week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the Philadelphia Museum of Art's new retrospective on 20th-century American artist Arshile Gorky, whose work was a bridge between surrealism and abstract expressionism.</p> Sat, 24 Oct 2009 18:30:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis 2228 at http://wrti.org Iraq's Ancient Past at the Penn Museum--Italian Conductor Daniele Gatti--Arshile Gorky at PMA