Philadelphia: A City That Encourages Artists to Take Risks


“This is a city rich in history, at least in American terms,’ says Timothy Rub, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. ‘The historical and contemporary interweave in all sorts of fascinating ways. In terms of art, there are several museums’ worth of work to inspire the new generations of creative people coming through’.”

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Annette Kellermann

Annette Marie Sarah Kellermann (1887-1975) was an Australian professional swimmer, vaudeville star, actress and writer. She was one of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing-suit, instead of the then-accepted pantaloons. She was also the first major actress to appear nude in a Hollywood production. Annette was ALSO a lifelong vegetarian and a health advocate. This woman right here was BADASS.