Public Art

Culture Report: An Influx of Public Art in San Ysidro

A public art project in San Ysidro spearheaded by the San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce’s<br>Border Public Art Committee / Photo courtesy of the Border …

San Diego

TORII Public Art Display by FuFuFu

In a state where international wars and socially caused violent incidents are still present even in the current 2010’s, we vigorously worked towards …

Emotions

Public art project vandalized

A tongue-in-cheek satirical art piece of U.S. President Donald Trump was taken after someone broke into the public art project box at the corner of …

Street Art

A Beloved Work of Public Art Just Disappeared from L.A.'s Landscape - Los Angeles Magazine

A Beloved Work of Public Art Just Disappeared from L.A.’s Landscape<p>You saw Vermonica, even if you don’t know it<p>A post shared by Jill (@_jillville) on …

Los Angeles

Public Art: Have Your Say In Boulder

Drop in to the Public Art Town Hall Dec. 5 to help the city choose 2018 art projects.<p><b>From the City of Boulder's Office of Arts and Culture:</b> The …

Denver

New public art controversy, as British comedian’s image used without permission

A public art installation in downtown Calgary is facing a social media firestorm and a city investigation after a British comedian says her photo has …

Street Art

Mayor Reed announces $4.4 million for new public art in Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed today announced the acquisition of new public art for the City of Atlanta. The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved an …

Museums

Championing public art in an era of bean-counters: Hume

The modern history of public art in Toronto began in 1984, the year the Canadian Airman’s Memorial was unveiled at University and Dundas. Better …

Street Art

Jen Gerson: All public art is bad public art. In Calgary, this is more true than anywhere

All public art is bad public art.<p>In Calgary this is more true than anywhere. The city has erected one bizarre, expensive, controversial piece after …

Canadian News

All public art is bad public art. In Calgary, this is more true than anywhere

All public art is bad public art.<p>In Calgary this is more true than anywhere. The city has erected one bizarre, expensive, controversial piece after …

Canadian News

Calgary city councillor wants Indigenous art for Anderson Road pedestrian bridge project

Coun. Jeromy Farkas suggests move could help city mend fences with the Tsuut'ina Nation<p>Calgary Coun. Jeromy Farkas hopes the public art for a new …

Indigenous Peoples

The most influential public art in New York City history

It would not be a stretch to say that public art saved New York City.<p>The first pieces of public art began came along in 1967, at a time when the city …

Keith Haring

Coun. Sean Chu has a simple fix for dangerous reflective orb — move it inside

City engineers have come up with a $180,000 fix for a nearly half-million-dollar piece of art that burned holes in an admirer’s jacket four years …

Canadian News

New ‘landmark’ sculpture at Surrey rec centre to be crafted by Spanish artist - Surrey Now-Leader

SURREY — The Fraser Heights area will be home to a new “landmark” artwork created by a Spanish sculptor.<p>City council has approved a bid by artist …

British Columbia

Report shows fixing hazardous Calgary art display would cost $180,000

Reignited debate on public art has opponents once again throwing shade at a hazardous northeast Calgary sculpture.<p>A report destined for Monday’s …

Canadian News

Public art expected to change San Francisco skyline by KALW - Listen to music

College Town, Hub-Bub bring art, college designs to utility boxes

The newest public art project in Spartanburg seeks to give the county's seven colleges more of a presence downtown.<p>Electric Art, an effort by Hub-Bub …

College & University

No more surprises as Calgary to post upcoming public art online

The move comes after public outcry following the unveiling of Bowfort Towers installation<p>Calgarians, and city council, should no longer be on the …

Street Art

Not funded by tuition, $365,000 art project to move forward with month-long installation period

In mid-November, UBC is set to install a public art piece called <i>The Shadow</i> in the plaza next to the Nest. Its construction is expected to last just …

Art

Whoa! Ponies as public art pop up in unexpected places

Have you noticed vividly decorated, life-sized horse statues popping up all over the place? In designs reflecting both thoroughbred racing and …

Bowe Bergdahl

More 'inclusive and inspiring' public art expected with city's plan

For Kamelia Hristeva, founder and CEO of Green Star Movement, art is about more than paint on walls or the tedium that can come from piecing a mosaic …

Street Art

City announces the 2018 Chicago Public Art Plan

Chicago’s first Public Art Plan was announced this morning by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.The plan, comprised of multiple recommendations, aims to further enhance the city’s discourse around public art.<p>“It speaks to how we value art and what it can mean for all …

Chicago

City Grieves Loss Of Calder Sculpture

<b>(CBS) —</b> A mobile by Alexander Calder that was in the lobby of the Sears — then Willis — Tower for 43 years was taken down this year because of a …

Art

What's in Chicago’s new Public Art Plan?

The city introduced its first ever public art plan this week, in<br>conjunction with a two-day symposium at the Cultural Center, and as part of the Year …

Art

Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers

<i>There is an important conversation taking place right now about history and representation in public art, monuments and markers. Our diverse group of</i> …

Bill de Blasio

Ottawa Sun

Canadian News

Winston-Salem's newest additions of public art draw attention to an ongoing debate

It’s been a big year for public art in Winston-Salem.<p>First there was the addition of conjoined arches emerging from a dip in U.S. 52 between Business …

Art

Metro Cities: Why I hate street murals and you should too

Metro's creative director, Jason Logan, is done with uninspired, designed-by-committee public art. But all hope is not lost.<p>The other day as I was …

Street Art

AOR Win Commission to Extend Public Art Galleries in Finnish City of Tampere

Designs by Helsinki-based practice AOR have been selected following an open competition for the extension of Tampere Art Museum, in Finland. The …

Art Galleries

Photographs Treating Public Art Like Modernist Architecture

Margaret Howell’s Wigmore Street store plays host to a show of photography exploring Britain’s vast breadth of publicly displayed art<p>British designer</b> …

Art