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The Barnes Foundation hosted a party on Friday celebrating the opening of its latest art installation: “Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of the Flânerie.” Guests were welcomed to view the exhibit a day prior to the official opening and encouraged to dress in either 19th-century or contemporary attire.

Food and drinks were served and accompanied by live music. According to the Barnes’ website, the exhibit showcases the work of more than 50 artists. The artists are referred to as “flânerie,” which means “idling behavior” in French. Utilizing scavenged supplies found on the streets to create their work, the collection reflects issues including racism, gender politics and globalization.

Performances will take place in the streets surrounding the Barnes for the duration of the exhibit. According to its website, the street performances are meant to engage and invite “the general public to step into the position of the flâneur and share their perceptions of everyday urban life via social media.” The exhibit will be open to the public until May 22.

Live in Philly: Barnes Foundation exhibit celebrates 19th-century French life

Live in Philly: Cupid’s Undie Run

The seventh annual Cupid’s Undie Run brought an estimated 800 runners in their underwear to the streets of South Philadelphia on Saturday.

Live in Philly: Vegan Chili Competition

On Saturday, V Marks the Shop, a vegan food store, hosted the “Super Philly Chili Bowl” at The Rotunda in University City where local competitors put their best vegan chili recipes to the test.

Live in Philly: Chinese New Year

This past weekend, people in Chinatown celebrated the ancient tradition of Chinese New Year.

Inauguration Day Coverage

This past weekend, students and faculty members reacted to the inauguration of President Donald Trump in support and dissent.

Live in Philly: ‘Winter Jawn’

The city’s alternative rock radio station curates an annual outdoor music festival at Xfinity Live in South Philadelphia each January.

2016 in Photos

The 2016 year in photos by the staff at The Temple News.

Live in Philly: Gender and Masculinity at PAFA

Last Saturday, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts hosted the opening reception for “Melt/Carve/Forge: Embodied Sculptures,” the first solo museum exhibition in the United States created by Cassils, a transgender multimedia artist from Montreal, Quebec.