Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net

Welcome to Philadelphia Public Art @ philart.net

This site is a collection of the webmaster's pictures of 931 sculptures, fountains, mosaics and memorials in Philadelphia, with

The webmaster does not own any of the artworks shown here, nor does he have any official connection to any of the bewildering array of private organizations, non-profit institutions, universities, and city and state commissions, programs, departments, agencies, and authorities that own, purchase, maintain, catalog, and/or approve public artworks in Philadelphia.

All pictures (but not the artworks in the pictures) are copyright Christopher William Purdom, and may only be used for non-commercial purposes with attribution and a link.

Recent Updates

6/27/2015

Added Roxy Paine's 2011 Symbiosis

6/27/2015

Four new pictures of The Birth of a Nation

6/20/2015

Added Spiral

6/20/2015

Two new pictures and the quote from the back of Settling of the Seaboard

6/14/2015

Updated the New Exhibit with new entries and new pictures from March 22, 2014 through June 13, 2015

6/13/2015

Added Alexander Stirling Calder's University Museum Upper Entrance

6/13/2015

Four new pictures of Thorfinn Karlsefni

6/6/2015

Added the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Signs

6/6/2015

Four new pictures of First Presbyterian

5/30/2015

Added the Aldine Hotel Entrance