Philadelphia Public Art

Artist: Claes Oldenburg

Giant Three-Way Plug, Scale A
Claes Oldenburg, 1970 (installed 2010)
* big electric plug
* In the Anne d'Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Anne d'Harnocourt Drive (25th and Kelly Drive to the Spring Garden Bridge).
* 39.966950,-75.181950 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour

Claes Oldenburg, 1976
* big clothespin, abstract standing people
* The sculpture is an elongated version of Brancusi's Kiss.
* Top of the concourse stairs. North side of Market at 15th.
* 39.952400,-75.16570 [map]
* On the City Hall tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+Travis Truman's picture of this piece

Split Button
Claes Oldenburg, 1981
* big button
* Woodland Walk, between 34th and 36th.
* 39.952210,-75.193700 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+Art at Penn page for this piece

Paint Torch
Claes Oldenburg, 2011
* big paintbrush, torch
* lights up at night
* Plaza. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. West side of Broad, North of Arch.
* 39.955350,-75.163200 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* See also:
+Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

See Also