Stikman: Theme and Variations

Stikman: Theme and Variations

Why the anonymous street artist continues to fascinate For nearly three decades, the anonymous artist known as stikman has placed images of a schematic humanoid figure (also known as "stikman") in city streets around the United States, Canada, and Europe. The figure appears over and over again in varying forms, in many hundreds---perhaps thousands---of pieces … Continue reading Stikman: Theme and Variations

Philadelphia Warehousing and Cold Storage

Philadelphia Warehousing and Cold Storage

An icon of Philadelphia's industrial history closes Building B (left) and Building A (right) viewed from the east on Delaware Ave. Approaching Philadelphia's Delaware Avenue from the west on Spring Garden Street, the building is unmistakable -- not merely due to its scale, but also because of its monolithic appearance: a solid, windowless brick facade, … Continue reading Philadelphia Warehousing and Cold Storage