Five Water Spouts and Lintel(12th-13th century)
by Artists UnknownPenn’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.
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
Prometheus Strangling the Vulture(1944, cast 1953)
by Jacques Lipchitz (1891 - 1973)Philadelphia Museum of Art, Parkway Entrance, East Terrace steps
In 1952, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s purchase of the Prometheus cast represented the institution’s largest payment for work by a living sculptor.
by Alexander Milne Calder (1846 - 1923)City Hall, Penn Square at Broad and Market Streets
The exterior and interior of City Hall contain over 250 works of sculpture, many of which relate to Philadelphia’s government and history, principally attributed to one man, Alexander Milne Calder.