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The Association for Public Art (aPA) seeks to respond to the conditions of our time with new commissions, while interpreting and preserving public art for future generations

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Easily browse an expansive selection of public artworks

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Atmosphere and Environment XII (1970)

by Louise Nevelson (1899 - 1988)

Atmosphere and Environment XII is a product of the mature style of Louise Nevelson, one of the most influential artists of the decades following World War II.

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Maja (1942)

by Gerhard Marcks (1889-1981)

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“Monumental Tour” Meets Philly Sculptures

Monumental Tour is a touring group exhibition of sculptures by artists Arthur Jafa, Hank Willis Thomas, Christopher Myers, and Coby Kennedy that honor and examine aspects of the African American experience. The Association for Public Art highlights nearby sculptures in Philadelphia that relate to these nationally-touring works.

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