Born in 1738 in a village just outside Philadelphia, Benjamin West was one of the first Americans to achieve superstar status on the international art scene. However, as WRTI’s Jim Cotter Reports, West’s success came not at home, but abroad.
Jim Cotter visits the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill to explore the work of Benjamin West a colonial-era superstar artist.
Susan Lewis considers Lyric Fest and its upcoming recital of songs written by composers with Philadelphia connections.
Historian Thomas Keels delves into the 1960s destruction of the birthplace of Benjamin Rush; Philadelphia's forgotten founding father.
Jason Peifer takes us to the 47th Annual Philadelphia Antiques Show.