Oldenburg Commissioned to Design Sculpture for Philadelphia

Claes Oldenburg has been commissioned to design a sculpture to be placed in a new pedestrian plaza near the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA). Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. ¬†Claes Oldenburg's first large-scale public sculpture was the 45-foot-high … Continue reading Oldenburg Commissioned to Design Sculpture for Philadelphia

American Grandeur — Hudson River School at PAFA

Although most of the Hudson River school artists were associated with Hudson River Valley and its surrounding areas and won their fame in New York city, the current exhibition -- Public Treasures/Private Visions: Hudson River School Masterworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Private Collections at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) … Continue reading American Grandeur — Hudson River School at PAFA