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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…

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,…

Large Chandelier (Red Stag and Anemones, Reversed)

Large Chandelier (Red Stag and Anemones, Reversed)
Large Chandelier (Red Stag and Anemones, Reversed) by Virgil Marti, 2004 Hanging curiously above the reception desk in the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Virgil Marti’s work Large Chandelier (Red Stag and Anemones, Reversed) hints…

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,…

Quadrature #1

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Quadrature #1, 1977, Steel Robert Engman (American) Located at the T.G. Miller Plaza, the steel Quadrature#1 by Robert Engman (1927-) can be seen as soon as its enlarged red pyramid shape is noticed. Installed in 1977, this 30-ton abstract public…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…