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OcTOURber: Public Art in East Fairmount Park - Shared screen with speaker view
Fairmount Park Conservancy
26:46
Hi Nancy! Yes - we will indeed send a follow up with the recording!
Rob Aber
29:29
So are there only 2 of these sculptures in the world?
Rob Aber
30:28
Why was it so many yrs b4 it was installed?
Rob Aber
32:30
Thx!!
Rob Aber
34:29
Not a public art question... what's the construction work near her?
Tammy Forstater
36:48
Please remind us where you are Ashley?
Rob Aber
40:53
These are really pretty!
Jennie Radford
44:21
DIMENSIONSHeight 7′ (bases 20′–23′)
Rob Aber
44:40
They could be basketball players!
Rob Aber
50:05
Love the center rotation pt on the gates. That's cool
Fairmount Park Conservancy
50:37
I believe it's 10am-4 pm Thursday-Sunday
Lindsey Walker
52:02
Wow! Had no idea.
Rob Aber
52:56
Depending on the language in the poem it feels like a great place for a marriage proposal if there are approp lines in the poem...
Lindsey Walker
54:57
Is the full text of the poem available anywhere?
Lindsey Walker
55:07
Or are there any plans to restore it?
Lindsey Walker
55:14
I'm guessing not!
Lindsey Walker
55:38
So intriguing!
Rob Aber
57:39
Must you get approvals from the City Council, etc. to place art - even if you're private?
Fairmount Park Conservancy
59:39
The poet was Stephen Berg and Tom Chimes
Rob Aber
01:01:03
https://www.associationforpublicart.org/artwork/sleeping-woman/#:~:text=Stephen%20Berg%20(1934%2D2014)%20was%20the%20founder%20of%20%E2%80%9C,of%20The%20American%20Poetry%20Review.
Rob Aber
01:07:23
I love the juxtaposition of the horse right in the midst of where cars stop and drive...
Rob Aber
01:10:21
Do you always get the rights to the casts? To control how many copies could be made of your sculptures
Fairmount Park Conservancy
01:12:05
Per aPA's site - it was $13,000 for the Grant Memorial Fund.
Rob Aber
01:13:27
Eakins taught in the Phila School of Art....
Fairmount Park Conservancy
01:13:40
100+ works in the park
Rob Aber
01:17:30
Is there a book with pics and descriptions of all the art? Or, is the info strictly online?
Dorothy Endres
01:19:58
Thank you!
Rob Aber
01:20:07
This was excellent! Thx for the program. It's so valuable
Lindsey Walker
01:20:12
This was great! Thank you!
Tom McTaggart
01:20:35
That was awesome!! Thank you