Posts Tagged ‘public art’

A Moving Monument

A Moving Monument

December 5, 2016  |  Preservation

Nearly four years after Hidden City proposed relocating the forlorn Newkirk Viaduct Monument from the side of the train tracks to the forthcoming Bartram's Mile segment of the Schuylkill River Trail system... that has happened. Brad Maule has the story of the 177-year-old monument's relocation > more

Pending Destruction Of Zagar Mural Spurs Community Into Action

Pending Destruction Of Zagar Mural Spurs Community Into Action

February 25, 2016  |  Art & Design

Public artwork and real estate development collide with the demolition of the Society Hill Playhouse. Michael Bixler reports > more

Spiritual Firebrand Of The Revolutionary War Immortalized In Wood

Spiritual Firebrand Of The Revolutionary War Immortalized In Wood

November 2, 2015  |  Art & Design

A forgotten minister is honored with 100 year old stump sculpture at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church > more

Of Monsters And Men: Philadelphia's Rockwells

Of Monsters And Men: Philadelphia’s Rockwells

October 14, 2015  |  Art & Design

Philadelphia's Curtis Publishing Company made Norman Rockwell a household name, as the quintessential Americana painter contributed 323 covers to the Saturday Evening Post. But it's his son Peter, who studied at Haverford and PAFA, who's given Philly three of its odder sculptures > more

In West Philadelphia, A Fabric Artist Strikes Again

In West Philadelphia, A Fabric Artist Strikes Again

October 7, 2015  |  Art & Design

Amy Orr weaves memory into location with her found object art interventions > more