Category Archives: print/photo

Women’s History Month: Highlighting Women in the Visual & Performing Arts

Today is International Women’s Day, and the start of Women’s History Month, so here are some local events that highlight women in the visual & performing arts! Philadelphia Museum of Art Throughout March, women musicians and artists are the focus of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Friday Nights recurring after-hours events. Performers include Philly singer-songwriter Birdie Busch (Friday, March 15), jazz vocalist Denise King (Friday, March 22) and the multinational collective LADAMA (Friday, March 29).   Philadelphia Photo Arts Center The culminating exhibition of the Women’s Mobile Museum, a year-long artistic collaboration between South African photographers Zanele Muholi and Lindeka Qampi, and 10 … Continue reading

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Vintage Letraset Reuse in Album Artwork!

Resource Exchange customer Perry Shall designs album covers and often uses vintage Letraset letter transfers in his works. Shall has created two beautiful covers for musicians using transfer sheets found in our store. These now-rarely-used graphic design tools are rub-on sheets that transfer letters and images to paper, which means that they can only be used once. But Perry Shall collects the sheets and scans them into a computer so the fonts and graphics can be reused and changed! He designed the album cover for Leo “Bud” Welch’s posthumous album “The Angels in Heaven Done Signed My Name,” which was … Continue reading

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Untouchable to Wonder Woman: Custom Made Scenery Gets New Life!

Local photographer Celeste Giuliano often finds materials here at The Resource Exchange to use in the sets she puts together for her pin-up shoots. For her latest project, inspired by Wonder Woman, she used the custom made columns that we saved from the major motion picture Untouchable! Over the course of 8 days in her studio, Celeste shot over 40 women, all of them posed as Wonder Woman in the set she built. “Part of that set was inspired by pieces I found at the Resource Exchange. While shopping I discovered a few greek columns that I knew would perfectly replicate … Continue reading

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