Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net

Year: 1994

Indian Land Commemorative
Bob Hazous, 1988 - 1995
* big abstract standing people, birds
* On the traffic island next to Penn Treaty Park. Delaware and Marlborough.
* 39.966800,-75.129400 [map]
* On the Kensington tour
* See also:
+Bob Hazous exhibit at the Institute of American Indian Arts
+Bob Hazous interview at thephotographyinstitute.org
+Friends of Penn Treaty Park
+Penn Treaty Park Historical Plaques




Tierra
Sidney Goodman, 1990 - 1995
* standing person, group of babies, detached face
* Pieces on the grounds tend to move over time
* Grounds of Woodmere Art Museum. Corner of Germantown Avenue and Bells Mill Road.
* 40.082550,-75.219700 [map]
* On the Germantown Avenue tour
* See also:
+sidneygoodmanestate.com
+Woodmere Art Museum




Skin of the Bride
Isaiah Zagar, 1991 - 2000
* big abstract, words
* Walls. Painted Bride Art Center. South side of Vine between 2nd and 3rd.
* 39.955725,-75.143950 [map]
* On the Old City tour
* See also:
+philadelphiasmagicgardens.org
+Painted Bride Art Center




Blossom
Joe Mooney, 1994
* abstract plant form
* Picture contributed by and copyright Joe Mooney. Was on the Woodmere grounds at the corner of Germantown Avenue and Bells Mill Road, but was not found on a visit in late May, 2017.
* Exhibits: Missing
* See also:
+joemooneysculpture.com
+Woodmere Art Museum




Philadelphia Beacons
Ray King, 1994 - 1999
* big abstract towers, light sources
* Broad and Washington.
* 39.937850,-75.166800 [map]
* On the Avenue of the Arts tour
* See also:
+1998 City Paper story
+rayking.nu




Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Isaiah Zagar, 1994 - 2013 (ongoing)
* big abstract partial people, plates, dishes, cups, bottles, bicycle parts, words
* Large portions are visible from the sidewalk. See the website for admission information.
* Courtyard/garden. South side of South between 10th and 11th.
* 39.942825,-75.159400 [map]
* On the Lombard-South tour
* See also:
+philadelphiasmagicgardens.org




The Freedom Ring
Houston Conwill, Joseph De Pace, Estella Conwill Majozo, 1994
* map, quotes about freedom
* Features a map which shows some of Philadelphia's historic houses of worship, hospitals, and government sites, plus expressions of freedom in 36 languages, and a spiral of phrases including "We shall overcome", and "Go down Moses"
* Plaza. Community College. Between 17th and 18th, South of Spring Garden. Can be reached from the walkway on the West side of 18th.
* 39.961850,-75.167375 [map]
* On the Franklin Town tour
* Exhibits: Religious, African American
* See also:
+leftmatrix.com Houston Conwill page
+Community College of Philadelphia




The Sign Boy
Tom Miles, 1994
* small standing boy, sign, hat, dog
* East side of Juniper, South of Market.
* 39.951450,-75.162750 [map]
* On the City Hall tour




Wind Helix
Roy Wilson, 1994
* abstract forms
* The fence used to surround an open space behind the building. The fence was removed around 2007 and the open space was replaced with an extension of the building. In 2009 the fence was put back in approximately its original position, but surrounding the building extension instead of open space. The first picture is from the original context.
* Back of the fence. Northeast corner, 38th and Ludlow.
* 39.955950,-75.198100 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: Moved