In a new place, we immediately gravitate to art museums, so that is where I go with this post ...
Monumental East Entrance of Philadelphia Museum of Art
|East Entrance - Philadelphia Museum of Art|
|View down Benjamin Franklin Parkway from PMA to City Hall|
|"Fountain of the Three Rivers" - Alexander Stirling Calder|
A few blocks from the end of the Parkway and City Hall is the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the oldest art museum and shool in the United States, founded in 1805 by painter Charles Wilson Peale and sculptor William Rush. In this view of the gallery, portraits of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart flank a door to a room with portraits by the Peale family, Gilbert Stuart, and Thomas Sully.
|Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts|
For example, Claus Oldenburg's "Giant Three-Way Electric Plug" ...
|Claes Oldenburg: "Giant three-Way Electric Plug"|
|"lips" - Franz West|