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Miguel Antonio Horn. Photographed by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Miguel Antonio Horn, local artist with Colombian and Venezuelan roots, will be installing an innovative and contemporary sculpture interposed in the bridge-like ramp on 12th and Cuthbert Street, down by Reading Terminal Market and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Horn will be one of the few Latino artists to have a piece of public art permanently located in Philadelphia, an artistic hub that rivals the likes of Paris and New York.

 

ContraFuerte: Concibiendo una Escultura Urbana

 11/27/2017 - 14:39
Miguel Antonio Horn. Photographed by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Miguel Antonio Horn, artista local de raíces colombianas y venezolanas, estará instalando una escultura innovadora y contemporánea interpuesta en la rampa tipo puente de la 12th y Cuthbert Street, a nivel del Reading Terminal Market y el Centro de Convenciones de Pennsylvania. Horn será uno de los pocos artistas latinos en tener una pieza de arte público emplazada permanentemente en Filadelfia, epicentro artístico que compite con ciudades como París y Nueva York.

 

ContraFuerte: Conceiving an Urban Sculpture

 11/27/2017 - 09:00
Miguel Antonio Horn. Photographed by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Miguel Antonio Horn, local artist with Colombian and Venezuelan roots, will be installing an innovative and contemporary sculpture interposed in the bridge-like ramp on 12th and Cuthbert Street, down by Reading Terminal Market and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Horn will be one of the few Latino artists to have a piece of public art permanently located in Philadelphia, an artistic hub that rivals the likes of Paris and New York.

 

“El General” y “Policía Asesino” es desfigurado en el mural del mercado italiano

 08/22/2017 - 09:31
Mural de Frank Rizzo. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

Un nuevo día, un nuevo monumento al polémico Rizzo vandalizado en Filadelfia. Manifestantes de ambos bandos, a favor y en contra de este controvertido y corrosivo ex alcalde y comisario de policía de la ciudad, han sido convocados hoy para protestar frente a su estatua. Una de las manifestaciones tendrá lugar hoy lunes a las 4PM, mientras que la otra, convocada por los seguidores de Rizzo, ha sido denegada por el Ayuntamiento.

 

"The General" and “Killer Cop” Defaced on Italian Market Mural

 08/21/2017 - 12:20
Frank Rizzo mural. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News 

Another day, another controversial Rizzo monument vandalized in Philadelphia. Ralliers, both those in favor and those against the notoriously corrosive and prejudiced former police commissioner and Mayor, were set to protest today. One is set to occur at 4PM today, while the other, comprised of Rizzo's devotees, has been shut down by the City.