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Voyager

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Voyager by Seymour Lipton, 1964 One of the most prolific American sculptors in the mid-20th century, Seymour Lipton belonged to the Abstract Expressionism school of thought that followed World War II. Lipton did not start out as a career artist. His…

Peace Symbol

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Peace Symbol by Robert Engman and students, 1967 In 1967, Robert Engman was advisor to eight fine arts students who collaborated together to begin constructing the Peace Symbol. Raised upon a pole to be more visible, the memorial of the victims of…

Black Forest

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Black Forest by Robinson Fredenthal, 1977 In addition to creating Black Forest for the University of Pennsylvania, Robinson Fredenthal has also contributed numerous public art pieces to Philadelphia. His public artworks in Philadelphia include Fire…

Antillean Couple

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Antillean Couple by Agustín Cárdenas, 1957 Agustín Cárdenas was a cuban artist who joined the surrealist movement in Paris and injected Cuban influences with the philosophies of Surrealism to create his unique art style. Surrealism had no single…

Covenant

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Covenant by Alexander Liberman, 1975 The University of Pennsylvania has huge amounts of sway within the city. The campus alone spans 30th st all the way to 40th, and while Penn does not own all the space in between, it's interesting to note that the…

Six Triangles

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Six Triangles by Ephraim Peleg, 1979 While sitting in the tree-lined breezeway between Guardian Drive and Curie Boulevard, idle individuals take lunch or make phone calls. Six Triangles punctuates the space with a friendly palette and unassuming…

Fisher (Furness) Fine Arts Library

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Fisher (Furness) Fine Arts Library by Frank Furness, 1890 The Fisher Fine Arts Library is a National Historic Landmark on the University of Pennsylvania’s main campus. Completed in 1890 by the famous Philadelphian architect Frank Furness, the…

We Lost

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We Lost, 1962, Steel Tony Smith (American) Standing before the Singh Center for Nanotechnology, one can spot the ten-foot modern steel sculpture, We Lost, by minimalist artist Tony Smith (1912-1980). Constructed in 1962, the sculpture exemplifies…

Wave Forms

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Wave Forms, 2007, AluminumDennis Oppenheim (American)“By taking the visual configuration found in sound waves to structure the plaza garden, I could detour from the more obvious associations brought forth by the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia’s most…

Double Lake Falls

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Double Lake Falls, 2002, Metal Bryan Hunt (American) “It can carve, pour, erode, drip, float, divide, flow, shape, and go to unexpected places”.-Hunt describing how water is an inspiration for many of his sculptural pieces.  Double Lake Falls is…