Posts Tagged ‘public art’

Philadelphia, Secretly Home To The World's Largest Mobile

Philadelphia, Secretly Home To The World’s Largest Mobile

June 23, 2014  |  Vantage

Sandy Calder, the youngest of three generations of Philadelphia artists bearing the name Alexander Calder, transformed modern sculpture with his mobiles. Believe it or not, his largest one—the largest interior mobile in the world, in fact—is here in Philadelphia. Brad Maule passed the security check at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to profile White Cascade > more

“Symbiosis” On The Parkway

June 13, 2014  |  Morning Blend

New public art installation unveiled, responsible rain water usage at Schuylkill Center, two years of “iMPeRFeCT” art in Germantown, and Fattah pushes to rename 30th Street Station > more

Art In The Open In The Park On The River

Art In The Open In The Park On The River

May 12, 2014  |  Vantage

This weekend, the popular Schuylkill Banks trail will become an outdoor art gallery. Sarah Barr previews Art in the Open Philadelphia 2014 > more

Respectfully Remembering the Affable One

Respectfully Remembering the Affable One

May 7, 2014  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

On a recent day in early May, a group of citizens gathered in Old City to honor Tamanend, whose tall statue resides over the I-95 on-ramp at Front & Market Streets. Harry K. looks back at Chief Tamanend, the principal Lenni-Lenape leader who welcomed William Penn upon his arrival to this region so long ago, and why the good-natured and honorable sachem should be celebrated today > more

Mural Arts, Crossing The Tracks In Living Color

Mural Arts, Crossing The Tracks In Living Color

May 1, 2014  |  Vantage

With two weeks of work on Katharina Grosse's psychylustro set to begin today (weather permitting), the Mural Arts Program will brighten up five miles of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor with striking color. But what about the colors already there—the decades old graffiti? Brad Maule discusses conflicts and philosophies with the artist and Mural Arts' Jane Golden > more