Public Art

Sculpture in Gotham: Michele Bogart with Mark Byrnes

An exploration of the relationship between politics and public art in New York City.<p>New York City's patronage of public art has led the way for …

Art

Meet the graffiti artists from Mumbai working to put public art everywhere

From mysterious question marks near potholes to massive wall projects, Wicked Broz are a graffiti crew from Mumbai who want to put public art in …

Streetwear

Donations needed for 'Mr. Gresham' statue

View Comments<p>The bronze sculpture will honor Todd Kirnan in downtown Gresham along Third Street<p>The effort to immortalize Gresham's kindest resident …

Portland, OR

A look at $1.8M worth of public art projects in Ann Arbor over last decade

Ann Arbor

Celebrate Big Fun At Grog Shop Event

Steve Presser's store mae.y have closed its doors but there's still time to say goodbye.<p><b>From Grog Shop:</b> When it was announced in the beginning of …

Coventry

New York City Launches Public Art Initiative to Honor Women’s History

August 17, 2018 at 6:18pm<p>The city of New York has launched a new public art initiative that will commission artworks honoring women’s history. Mayor …

New York City

Former NAACP president Nick Khaliq to be honored with public art at St. Paul Green Line station

Over the decades, Nathaniel “Nick” Khaliq has been a St. Paul firefighter, a president of the St. Paul NAACP and an interim city council member. He …

City Politics

New public art and park project honors East San Antonio neighborhood

A revitalization effort in one East San Antonio neighborhood is highlighting the importance of art and green space in a community. On July 31, …

San Antonio

'Wind Swimmer' sculpture returns to Kitsilano Pool after three year hiatus

A large sculpture of a woman in a bathing suit with ‘articulated limbs’ that provide her with the capability to swim through the air was reinstalled …

Swimwear

Tauba Auerbach’s Dazzled Fireboat Travels the Hudson

“Razzle dazzle” is more than a song from the Broadway hit “Chicago.” A hundred years ago, the term was used to describe the red-and-white camouflage pattern invented by the British painter Norman Wilkinson during the First World War to confuse enemy submarines. To commemorate the centennial of the …

Culture

New mural coming to Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Duluth

The Duluth City Council recently approved a contract with Atlanta artist Katherine Burke for a mural along the southbound side of Peachtree …

USDOT

Turning granite into public art at Sculpture Saint John

There’s art in action on the Saint John waterfront.<p>For the next month or so, eight seasoned artists will put their skills on display as part of …

Art

Martin Puryear to represent US at Venice Biennale 2019

Madison Square Park Conservancy (MSPC) and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs have jointly announced that <b>Martin Puryear</b> has been selected …

Art

New Guantang Art Zone set to open in Beijing

A new art zone set in a Beijing suburb will open its doors to the public on Sept 15, with a large-scale opening show of music and dance performances …

News (China)

Surrey council candidate Stuart Parker promises to trust the experts on public art

In municipalities across Canada, battles have erupted between irate citizens and culture advocates over the placement of public art.<p>In some cases, …

School Administration

Chitra Ramanathan | Unique Paintings - Miami area, FL, US 32960

For all inquiries, please email: chitraramanathan8@gmail.com instead of artistchitraramanathanpainting@gmail.com listed here. Thanks<p>Independent …

Art

Baseline: Destination Tennis, Cincinnati: Mural tours

There is a lot of different projects and public art throughout Cincinnati that you can tour. The are over 130 murals that are pieces of the city’s …

Tennis

'Wonderful Anne Arundel' Campaign Aims To Clean Up Litter

County Executive Steve Schuh launches "Wonderful Anne Arundel" to beautify, clean up litter along roads.<p><b>From Anne Arundel Co.:</b> County Executive Steve …

Roads

A big pot of money for public art? Lexington council pushing forward with plan.

The Lexington council voted Tuesday to move forward a proposal that would set up a dedicated funding stream for public art projects.<p>The resolution …

Art

Downtown's Public Art Glut is No Accident

It’s hard to miss when you walk around Downtown Houston: There’s big, new art everywhere.<p>Whether it’s a classic like the fun and funky colors of …

Houston

Tour the New Hunters Point South Park with NYC Parks Deputy Director of Public Art

Untapped Cities Insiders are invited to tour the newly opened Phase 2 of Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City and along the way view and …

South Park

Artists Wanted for Public Art Piece for New Fire Station

The City of Boston is searching for creative individuals to create a public piece of art for Roxbury’s newest fire station.<br>Photo Credit: City of …

Boston

‘A New Model for Public Art’: With ‘Coordinates’ Feature, 4th Wall App Allows Users to View Artist-Designed AR Projects

Included are works by Beatriz Cortez, Micol Hebron, and others. Read MoreThe post ‘A New Model for Public Art’: With ‘Coordinates’ Feature, 4th Wall …

Art

‘Fog x FLO’ descends on the Emerald Necklace

Former governor <b>Michael Dukakis</b> and his wife, <b>Kitty</b>, were among the first guests to experience the new public art exhibit “Fog x FLO: <b>Fujiko Nakaya</b> on …

Boston

Cabot Gets Grant To Bring Murals To Downtown Beverly

The grants,which total $300K and will fund arts and culture projects from Lynn to Newburyport are part of ECCF's Creative County Initiative.<p><b>From The</b> …

Murals

Downtown Pittsburgh planning public art, lighting and landscaping for Liberty Avenue

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership has started a new phase of street enhancements for pedestrians that will include a sidewalk extension, lighting, …

Landscaping

Today’s Headlines

• More on BART Safety Plan (SFChron, SFExaminer, EastBayTimes)<br>• BART Stabbing Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder (EastBayTimes)<br>• Transit Center’s Public …

Sustainable Transport

Morning Links: Tino Sehgal Edition

Image from <i>The Unilever Series</i> by Tino Sehgal at Tate Modern.<p>VIA FLICKR/LIZ PYCOCK<p><b>Friday Reads</b><p>A conversation with Aaron Ott, the first-ever curator of …

Art

How cities are taking a more strategic view toward public art

Public art can be a tool mayors use to build strong communities.<p>That’s the premise behind the Bloomberg Philanthropies <b>Public Art Challenge</b>, an …

Art

Transit Center public art strains to be polite

It is likely that San Francisco’s extraordinary Salesforce Transit Center, which celebrates its unveiling Saturday, Aug. 11, will be a public …

San Francisco Bay Area