New work for Philly school by 'Clothespin' creator

The "Paint Torch" by Claes Oldenburg is unwrapped by Kevin Dougherty Jr., left, and Buddy LaChette, both with the George Young Company during installation at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, in Philadelphia. The art school and museum commissioned the celebrated 82-year-old artist to make the outdoor sculpture for its new public plaza, located two blocks north of his celebrated "Clothespin." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

August 20, 2011 5:28:08 PM PDT
Thirty-five years after a massive clothespin descended next to City Hall and quickly became a symbol of the city, its creator is returning to give Broad Street a major brushing up.