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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…

Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin by George Lundeen, 1987 The sculpture of the founding father, with a nickname “Ben on The Bench”, is a celebrity on Penn campus. It has been a tradition for university president and honorary degree recipients to take photo with him…

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…

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…

Cradle

Cradle
Cradle by Fritz Dietel, 2009 Philadelphia sculptor Fritz Dietel’s work has been featured in numerous locations throughout the city. Featured at the Philadelphia International Airport, the Kimmel Center for Preforming Arts, and The Vanguard Group,…

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…

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…

Guardian Lion: Male & Female

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Guardian Lion by Anonymous, Ming Dynasty The pair of Guardian Lion at the entrance of Penn Museum was made in Ming Dynasty and was originally displayed at the entrance to a building in the Imperial City, Beijing, China. The lions are in pair. The…

Homage to Performing Art

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Homage to Performing Art, 1975, BronzeHarry Bertoia (Italian) Suspended inside the lobby of the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts and hanging from the ceiling is the bronze-tensil structure Homage to Performing Art by the Italian born artist,…

Homologous Hope

Homologous Hope
Homologous Hope by Mara G. Haseltine, 2014 Mara Haseltine’s  sculpture Homologous Hope hangs in the atrium of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. In itself the structure is a wonder. It is constructed of carbon…