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“giant frog”

Artwork

Giant Frog

(1941)

by Cornelia Van Auken Chapin (1893 - 1972)

Rittenhouse Square, Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets

A large frog sits at rest in Rittenhouse Square, apparently in concentration.

Artwork

Clothespin

(1976)

by Claes Oldenburg (1929 - 2022)

Centre Square Plaza, 15th and Market Streets

Facing City Hall tower with its sculpture of William Penn, Clothespin has the jolting and humorous effect of a familiar object seen out of context.

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Split Button

(1981)

by Claes Oldenburg (1929 - 2022), Coosje van Bruggen (1942 - 2009)

University of Pennsylvania, Blanche Levy Park, Locust Walk between 34 and 36th Streets

Artist Claes Oldenburg and his wife, Coosje van Burggen, collaborated on the Split Button, which has become a familiar part of the University of Pennsylvania campus environment.

Artwork

Five Water Spouts and Lintel

(12th-13th century)

by Artists Unknown

Penn’s Landing between Walnut and Spruce Streets (along Delaware River)

Acquired by aPA for the International Sculpture Garden, the carved stone spouts and lintel are characteristic of ritual bathing pools inside Hindu and Buddhist temples.

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Milord la Chamarre

(1973)

by Jean Dubuffet (1901 - 1985)

Centre Square atrium, Market Street between 15th and 16th Streets

The title translates roughly to “My Lord of the Fancy Vest,” but local people often refer to the work as “The Mummer.”

Artwork

Three Way Piece Number 1: Points

(1964)

by Henry Moore (1898 - 1986)

Benjamin Franklin Parkway between 16th and 17th Streets

“Sculpture,” said Henry Moore, “should always at first sight have some obscurities, and further meanings.”

Artwork

Face Fragment

(1975)

by Arlene Love (1930 - )

Monell Chemical Senses Center, University City Science Center, 3500 Market Street

Arlene Love’s giant gilded nose and mouth with the rest of the face appearing to have broken away at the Monell Chemical Senses Center.

Artwork

Covenant

(1974)

by Alexander Liberman (1912 - 1999)

University of Pennsylvania, Locust Walk near 39th Street

A giant, angular composition of tubular red steel intended to convey a feeling of unity and spiritual participation.

Artwork

Your Move

(1996)

by Daniel Martinez (1957 - ), Renee Petropoulis (1954 - ), Roger White (1952 - )

Municipal Services Building Plaza, John F. Kennedy Boulevard between 15th and Broad Streets

Giant-sized versions of checker pieces, chess pieces, dominoes, bingo chips, and board game pieces are scattered all over the plaza