Exhibitions

Rahul Subhash Shinde: And in my absence, a tree.

3 May – 28 July 2024

opening reception: May 3rd from 6:00-9:00 PM

Marginal Utility/2C Books is proud to present “And in my absence, a tree” by Philadelphia based artist Rahul Subhash Shinde.

7 drawings by Shinde will be on view in the bookstore from May 3rd until June 28th.

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C.J. Stahl: Text-Based Drawings

2 February – 1 April 2024

opening reception: February 2nd from 6:00-9:00 PM

Marginal Utility and 2C books are proud to present Text-Based Drawings, an exhibition of works on paper and plywood by the Philadelphia-based artist C.J. Stahl.

Stahl’s drawings present an interplay between large fonts and forms found in wood grain. The words […]

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Pap Souleye Fall: Greenscreen Vortex as digestive engine for digital matter and matter.

13 July – August 20 2023

opening reception 13 July 7:00-9:00PM
Icebox Project Space
1400 N American St. Phila, PA

Marginal Utility is proud to present Greenscreen Vortex as digestive engine for digital matter and matter by Philadelphia based artist Pap Souleye Fall in the INVITED: Take Care of the Square […]

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Closure 2009-2023

7 July – 9 July 2023

opening reception 7 July 6-9 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present ‘Closure 2009-2023’ an exhibition of posters and ephemera from the gallery’s archive.

Marginal Utility is hosting its final exhibition in their 319 N.11th st. gallery space. Closure 2009-2013 presents printed posters for many of their past […]

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Taji Ra’oof Nahl / TR7: Cross Pollination

5 May – 26 June 2023

Opening reception Friday, 5 May from 6–10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present an interim-survey of works by Philadelphia based artist Taji Ra’oof Nahl / TR7.

As a conceptual artist TR7 works through avant-garde modalities of art production & embraces an egalitarian approach to materials. For this […]

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Nhi Vo: Step Steep Step

3 March – 16 April  2023

Opening reception Friday, 3 March from 6–10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Step Steep Step a solo exhibition of new work by Philadelphia based artist Nhi Vo.

It started with an interest in the letter E, specifically e in the words Step and […]

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Scott Kip: Christmas Box

2 December 2022 – 23 January 2023

 

Opening reception Friday, 2 December from 6–10 pm

Annex Space, 6th floor lobby

Marginal Utility is proud to present ‘Christmas Box’, a new assemblage sculpture by Philadelphia based artist Scott Kip.

Many Happy Returns: Ruth Scott Blackson, Sarah Gamble, Mackenzie McAlpin, Lydia Ricci and Theresa Rose

2 December 2022 – 4 February 2023

Opening reception Friday, 2 December from 6–10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present ‘Many Happy Returns’, a group exhibition of five Philadelphia based artists, Ruth Scott Blackson, Sarah Gamble, Mackenzie McAlpin, Read More »

Rubens Ghenov: Glitches on an Afternoon Shelf

9 September – 16 October 2022

Opening reception Friday, September 9 from 6–10 pm

Marginal Utility is proud to present Glitches on an Afternoon Shelf, a solo exhibition by the  Tennessee based artist Rubens Ghenov.

In the span of three unidentified years during the first half of the 1970’s, a Spaniard poet, after […]

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Eunsu Kang with collaborators: Ambiguous and Alluring, Imagined by AI

23 May – 24 July 2022

Opening Reception 3 June from 6:00-9:00 PM

Marginal Utility is proud to present Ambiguous and Alluring, Imagined by AI an interactive audiovisual system installation by Pittsburgh based artist Eunsu Kang and collaborators.

We call those that are not familiar to us aliens, monsters, or the others. Sirens […]

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