Posts Tagged ‘Association for Public Art’

A Sneak Peek At <em>Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies</em>

A Sneak Peek At Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies

August 8, 2017  |  Buzz

Michael Bixler has this behind-the scenes look at Cai Guo-Qiang's interactive dreamscape, "Fireflies." The Chinese artist will debut his mobile art project on September 14 in celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway's centennial > more

Revealing A Secret Garden With Bartram's Mile

Revealing A Secret Garden With Bartram’s Mile

April 28, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Anticipating the final plans for Bartram’s Mile in ’16, a bike share weekend postmortem in Point Breeze, the Association for Public Art buys public art, and preserving a classic Northeast Catholic Church > more

The Pintos: A Philadelphia Immigration Story, Told Through Art At Washington Avenue Pier

The Pintos: A Philadelphia Immigration Story, Told Through Art At Washington Avenue Pier

August 15, 2014  |  Vantage

With Pier 53 officially open on the Delaware Riverfront today, Philadelphia welcomes its newest park—and its newest piece of public art. Brad Maule profiles Jody Pinto's Land Buoy and the tale of art, nature, and immigration it weaves on the site where her father came to America with his family > more

Lincoln On Celluloid, Lincoln In Bronze

Lincoln On Celluloid, Lincoln In Bronze

February 22, 2013  |  Vantage

The Oscars has us thinking Emancipation Proclamation--and Philadelphia's two monuments to Lincoln's act of hope and courage > more

New Directions For Percent For Art Program

New Directions For Percent For Art Program

June 14, 2012  |  Vantage

Grays Ferry "Commotion" festival (June 16-30) indicates shift away from traditional installation art. Jennifer Leibert has some insight in a Q&A with Julia Guerrero, director of the Redevelopment Authority's Percent for Art Program. They talk about how the program is funded, hidden gems in the collection, and the impetus behind "Commotion" > more