Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net

Year: 1983

Earth, Air, Fire, Water
Christopher T. Ray, 1972 - 1990
* plants, bird, sun
* 5 metal sculptured gates. Apartment complex bounded by Front, Second, Spruce, and Delancey.
* 39.944400,-75.144850 [map]
* On the Society Hill tour
* See also:
+chrisray.com




Athletics
George R. Anthonisen, 1983
* small vertical, horizontal people, helmets, other sports equipment
* Wall. Anita M. Carboni Ball Field. Northwest of the West corner, 63rd and Eastwick.
* 39.919940,-75.223150 [map]
* On the Southwest Philly tour
* Exhibits: Athletic
* See also:
+ganthonisen.com




Eastwick Farmpark
Rosalie Sherman, 1983
* small sheep, cows, dogs, seated person wearing a hat, bench
* The farmer and his bench were missing on April 20, 2013
* 84th and Crane.
* 39.89407,-75.246725 [map]
* On the Southwest Philly tour
* Exhibits: Missing
* See also:
+rosaliesherman.com




Eugene Ormandy
1983 (Guess. Year of hotel construction)
* Tribute to Eugene Ormandy
* partial people, conductor's baton, podium
* Wall. Outside the Ormandy Ballroom. East side of Broad, South of Locust.
* 39.947385,-75.164450 [map]
* On the Avenue of the Arts tour
* Exhibits: Unidentified
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Eugene Ormandy page




Falling Star Relief
Charles Madden, 1983
* Tribute to Louis Kahn
* abstract falling star symbol, sign
* Louis I. Kahn Memorial Park. Northwest corner, 11th and Pine.
* 39.945050,-75.160250 [map]
* On the Gayborhood tour
* See also:
+wikimedia.org picture of this piece
+Charles Madden
+wikipedia.org's Louis Kahn page
+Friends of Louis I. Kahn Park




Flower (Iris)
Rebecca Rose, 1983
* big concrete flower
* Haddington Community Park. 53rd and Haverford.
* 39.965235,-75.225910 [map]




Fountain
Christopher T. Ray, 1983
* abstract form
* Non-functioning. Visible through the fence.
* Plaza. South side of Ascension Manor. North side of Poplar between 7th and Franklin.
* 39.967850,-75.149200 [map]
* On the Northern Liberties tour
* See also:
+chrisray.com




Globe with Motor
1983
* actual motor
* According to the description in the Smithsonian catalog there were originally metal strips in the form of a globe surrounding the motor.
* 3240 S 78th.
* 39.898750,-75.234000 [map]
* On the Southwest Philly tour




Grizzly
Eric Berg, 1983
* small bear
* West end of Fitler Square. 23rd and Pine.
* 39.947600,-75.180050 [map]
* On the Fitler Square tour
* See also:
+Artist's page for this piece
+Eric Berg Studios
+fitlersquare.org




Iroquois
Mark di Suvero, 1983 (installed 2007)
* big abstract assemblage
* Between the Parkway and Pennsylvania at 24th.
* 39.965050,-75.177800 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+Another Max Buten picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Mark di Suvero page




Odyssey
Tony Rosenthal, 1983
* disks
* Northeast corner, 8th and Race.
* 39.955225,-75.152375 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* See also:
+tonyrosenthal.com




One Logan Square Fountain
1983
* fountain
* Courtyard. Northwest corner of 18th and Cherry.
* 39.956700,-75.170150 [map]
* On the JFK North tour




Paper in Motion
Tony Trezza, 1983
* big paper
* Northwest side of Brewster at 76th.
* 39.902225,-75.232950 [map]
* On the Southwest Philly tour




Puma
Eric Berg, 1983
* small puma
* Visible through the fence
* Playground of the Caring Center. North side of Spring Garden, West of 31st.
* 39.963625,-75.187800 [map]
* On the Powelton tour
* Exhibits: Moved
* See also:
+artist's picture of this piece at its original location
+Eric Berg Studios
+The Caring Center




Rising Sun
Alan Sonfist, 1983
* abstract forms
* Wall. North side of Rising Sun, just East of Broad.
* 40.003350,-75.152150 [map]
* See also:
+alansonfist.com




Stack of Checkers
Charles Fahlen, 1983
* big checkers
* Building entrance overhang. Senior citizen center, West side of Passyunk North of Dickinson.
* 39.931300,-75.162250 [map]
* On the South Philly tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Charles Fahlen page




Tension/Compression
Christopher T. Ray, 1983
* abstract forms
* Wall. North side of South between 19th and 20th near both corners.
* 39.944800,-75.174260 [map]
* On the Fitler Square tour
* See also:
+chrisray.com




The Triangle Fire
Frank Bramblett, 1983
* fire, clothing manufacturing tools
* Permanently in shadow and not easy to see.
* South wall of the overhang. East side of 4th, North of Chestnut, behind the security grate.
* 39.949475,-75.147250 [map]
* On the Independence Mall tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Triangle Fire page
+frankbramblett.com