“Reach High and You Will Go Far”

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By Josh Sarantitis in 2000.  Located at 20th and Arch Streets

“Symbolically, the painting is a testament to the value of human aspiration, a visual homage to the notion of dreaming it and achieving it.  The tableau at the bottom seems to represent both the negative forces that can get in the way of one’s goals and the unpleasantness that can be left behind after achieving success.” (Golden, Rice & Kinney p89)

References:                                                                                                                                                                                      Golden, J., Robin, R., & Kinney, M.Y., Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002.

 To see more murals, please visit the Mural Pages in the column on the right side of this page. 

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~ by amegan_finds_art_in_philly on December 24, 2007.

2 Responses to ““Reach High and You Will Go Far””

  1. great observation

  2. quien es sarantitis??

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