Skip to content

AWESOME New Installations by PAFA

November 9, 2011


I had heard about them installing this big paint brush at PAFA (same dude — Claes Oldenburg — who did the big clothes pin at 15th and Market streets) as apart of the new Lensfest plaza on North Broad street, but I don’t remember hearing anything about this crashed plane… LOVE it!!

Looks pretty new too, as they were still doing something to the plane when I was taking these photos.

What do y’all think?

UPDATE: The plane is “Grumman Greenhouse.” He bought the plane on ebay and remade it into the sculpture. [That’s for the info, Wendy!]

Apparently, the plane will be home to some plants as well!!

4 Comments leave one →
  1. bobdix permalink
    November 9, 2011 5:27 pm

    supposedly it will have vegetation all over it by the spring

  2. November 9, 2011 5:54 pm

    Dude this looks awesome! I’m totes takin a trip to see it!

  3. November 9, 2011 9:09 pm

    Forget the Oldenburg (not that I don’t love his work), the Jordan Griska is far more interesting in my opinion – although, he owes pretty much all of it to Claes in the first place.


  1. PAFA’s “Lenfest Plaza” Gets Some New Life « Streets Dept

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: