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Ben Peterson at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts

Last week I went to Philadelphia to see Ben Peterson's artwork in the show Urbanism at the Philadephia Academy of Fine Arts.  PAFA was the first art school and art museum in the United States.  It is on Broad Street a couple blocks from City Hall.  It was the first art show I had gone to in a while and I was pleased with it.  Ben's work is incredibly detailed and impressively scaled. Broad Street, Philadelphia - At 548 feet tall, the Philadelphia City Hall is the second tallest masonry building in the world.  It was constructed from 1871 to 1901.  It is the 16th-tallest building in Pennsylvania. The Arch Street United Methodist Church, built between 1864 and 1870.  Behind...

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