Philadelphia :: most muraled city in the world

It is becoming a more commonly known fact about Philadelphia and its murals. There are mural tours offered to guide people through different neighborhoods and point out certain murals but, for anyone living in the city we see murals everyday and probably don’t even notice after a while. It took me a few years of … Continue reading

Shepard Fairey murals in South Philly

Philadelphia is the most Muraled city in the world. There are many mural tours to see the art work but there is an amazing artist that goes around the world flanking his work around cities. Shepard Fairey came to Philadelphia last year and peppered the town with his art. In South Philadelphia there are a … Continue reading

outlet on the hill

In December of 1959, Philadelphia’s City Council adopted one of the first Percent for Art Ordinances in the nation. The goal of the Percent for Art Program is to commission artists to create outstanding and enduring artwork, which will respond specifically to public spaces. Since 1959 more than 300 works of art have been commissioned … Continue reading