Audio programs now available for Roxy Paine’s “Symbiosis” & Candy Coated’s “Magic Carpet”

Our Museum Without Walls: AUDIO program continues to expand with the addition of two new audio programs for recently installed public artworks in Philadelphia, both projects of the Association for Public Art: Roxy Paine’s masterful Symbiosis sculpture in Iroquois Park (Stop #40) and Candy Coated’s exuberant Magic Carpet installation at The Oval (Stop #41). Both 3-4 minute audio programs feature the artist and their admirers discussing the artwork, and are available for free on our website, mobile app, or by calling 215-399-9000 and entering the stop number.

>>Hear the MWW: AUDIO program for Symbiosis, featuring artist Roxy Paine and architects Tod Williams and Billy Tsien of the Barnes Foundation.

>>Hear the MWW: AUDIO program for Magic Carpet, featuring artist Candy Coated, Dilys Blum (Senior Curator of Costume and Textiles at Philadelphia Museum of Art), and Nicholas Kripal (Professor, Chair of Crafts Department, and Head of Ceramics Area at Tyler School of Art at Temple University).

Related Artworks




by Roxy Paine (b. 1966)

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 24th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue (Iroquois Park)

Hand-fabricated from thousands of pieces of stainless steel pipe, plate, and rods, Symbiosis is part of Roxy Paine’s “Dendroid” series.


Magic Carpet


by Candy Coated (b. 1970)

The Oval, in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

For summer 2014, artist Candy Coated temporarily transformed The Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art into a magical environment of color, pattern, illusion, and movement.

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