Sunday, October 14, 2012
Gaia New Mural In Philadelphia, USA
American painter Gaia is now in Philadelphia, where he recently completed this huge new mural based on a portrait of Edmund Bacon, the Executive Director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970.
Under his supervision, Philadelphia became fully adapted to the era of the automobile and struggled to maintain its dwindling middle class. Edmund Bacon's face is flanked by a model of Society HIll and of Center City with the Vine Street Expressway sketch from his book, The Design of Cities, flows through the entire composition
If you have the opportunity to stop by Philadelphia, you will find it tbetween 13th and Sansom streets.