Philadelphia Public Art

Year: 1986

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:

Drexel Book
Harold Kimmelman, 1985 - 1986 (plaque says 85, article says 86)
* In memory of Doris Zimmerman
* small book
* Also listed as Book and Volume 1. Drexel Book is the title on the author's web site.
* inscription:
From the plaque at the garden entrance:
Garden Sculpture in memory of Doris A. Zimmerman, 1929-1981
* Walled garden. Drexel University. Northwest of 33rd and Market. Enter on the South side near 33rd. Also visible through the fence on the West side.
* 39.956805,-75.189875 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* See also:
+artist's picture of this piece
+Drexel article with picture
+Drexel University

1835 Market Fountain
* abstract fountain
* Wall. North side of Market, East of 19th.
* 39.953600,-75.170825 [map]
* On the Rittenhouse Square tour

Toshiko Takaezu, 1986
* bell
* On the street side of the Anne d'Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Anne d'Harnocourt Drive (25th and Kelly Drive to the Spring Garden Bridge).
* 39.966835,-75.181775 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:'s Toshiko Takaezu page

Columbia Subway Plaza
Richard Fleischner, 1986
* abstract architectural elements
* first picture retouched to remove some of the black paint
* Plaza. Northeast Corner, Broad and Cecil B. Moore.
* 39.978900,-75.157000 [map]
* On the Temple Campus tour
* See also:'s Richard Fleischner page

Elemental Intervals
William Freeland, 1986
* abstract rocks
* On the wall. North side of South Street between 10th and 11th.
* 39.942960,-75.159500 [map]
* On the Lombard-South tour

Fire Rescue Scene of Infant
Rebecca Rose, 1986
* small people standing, carried, helmets, fire-fighting equipment, parts of building
* Wall. South side of Snyder just West of 4th.
* 39.922225,-75.153775 [map]
* On the South Philly tour
* Exhibits: Police and Fire Fighters

Glyph of Nature
Jeffrey Maron, 1986
* abstract symbols
* On the wall. Southeast corner 36th and Market.
* 39.956010,-75.194000 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* See also:
+artist's picture of this piece

Homage to Georgia O'Keeffe
Thom Cooney-Crawford, 1986
* Homage to Georgia O'Keeffe
* small abstract standing person
* Northeast corner 38th and Spruce, through the arch.
* 39.951625,-75.198450 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* See also:

Jonathan Netanyahu Memorial
Buky Schwartz, 1986
* Memorial to Jonathan Netanyahu
* abstract forms
* inscription:
Entebbe, Jonathan Netanyahu, July 4, 1976.
They were swifter than eagles, they were faster than lions. The bow of Jonathan turned not back. II Samuel 1.22,23
Jonathan Netanyahu, 1946-1976
* Outside Mikveh Israel. East Side of 5th Street, North of Market, along the walkway between 4th and 5th.
* 39.951115,-75.147760 [map]
* On the Independence Mall tour
* Exhibits: Religious, War
* See also:
+The museum's page for this piece
+Max Buten's picture of this piece's Jonathan Netanyahu page
+Mikveh Israel

Joel Schwartz, 1986
* abstract light fixtures
* Entrance. Southwest corner 11th and Spruce.
* 39.946250,-75.159600 [map]
* On the Gayborhood tour
* See also:

Victoria Davila, 1986
* abstract plant forms
* Wall. North side of Wood, East of 17th (just North of Vine).
* 39.959450,-75.166750 [map]
* On the Franklin Town tour
* See also:

The Tableau
* Representations of Adam, David, Eve, Isaiah and The Magi
* groups of people, standing people, furniture, sitting people, headgear, staffs, crutch, tools, Earth, sun, moon, planets, stars, water, buildings, plants, lion, lamb, food, serpent, symbols
* Includes a representation of the City Hall William Penn
* inscription: A series of 8 Sculptured Murals commissioned by Monsigner Charles V. Devlin, PA, in 1986.
The first half of the tableau tells a story via excerpts from biblical history from the creation of the world to the birth of Jesus Christ:
I. Creation
II. Expulsion from the Garden of Eden
III. The Prophet Isaiah prophesying the Messiah
IV. King David
V. The Three Wisemen of the Epiphnany
The second half depicts the mission of St. John the Evangelist Church and how we can all continue the mystery of God's love by caring for the needs of:
VI. The sick
VII. The homeless and needy
VIII. The imprisoned
"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was naked and you clothed me, ...I was ill and you comforted me, in prison and you came to visit me."
* North side of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. East side of 13th between Chestnut and Market.
* 39.951300,-75.161300 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* Exhibits: Religious
* See also:'s Adam page's David page's Eve page's Isaiah page's Magi page
+St. John's

Total Environment
Barbara Neijna, 1986
* big abstract arches, spires
* Plaza. East side of 6th, South of Walnut.
* 39.946125,-75.151000 [map]
* On the Washington Square tour
* See also:'s Barbara Neijna page
+ a piece by Barbara Neijna in Jacksonville, FL

Two-Part Chair
Scott Burton, 1986 (fabricated 2002)
* small chair
* In the Anne d'Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden. Anne d'Harnocourt Drive (25th and Kelly Drive to the Spring Garden Bridge).
* 39.967190,-75.181410 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* See also:'s Scott Burton page

Vine Street Neighborhood Relief
Michael Borsuk, William Wilson, 1986 - 1991
* big buildings and bridge
* Bridge (676 overpass). Spanning 3rd, 4th, and 5th North of Wood.
* 39.957050,-75.145800 [map]
* On the Old City tour
* See also:'s Michael Borsuk memorial page

Word Play
David Cerulli, 1986
* abstract idea
* Painted red since the artist's picture was taken.
* Mayfair Playground. Princeton Ave. and Battersby St..
* 40.039380,-75.053150 [map]
* On the Lower Northeast tour
* See also:
+artist's picture of this piece