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Philly recently got a sculpture commemorating civil rights activist Octavius Catto. Next up: a mural.
The image will be painted on the side of Universal Institute Charter School at Broad and Catharine.
There’s another info session March 15, and it’ll be livestreamed.
Nearly 50 similar artworks by Robert Indiana are scattered around the globe.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Artist Meg Saligman is crowdfunding a giant version.
The University City exhibit also highlights Syrian and Iraqi emergency preservation efforts.
The mural called ‘Soul of the Black Bottom’ was installed in November, 2017.
It’s a copyright issue; the Philadelphia Law Department is negotiating for permission.