Issue 53 — Leading the Way

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Featured

Culture Worker

Mankwe Ndosi uses sound to build understanding in a diverse neighborhood

Heightened Perception

walking with Carmen Papalia—eyes closed and other senses open

Museums Go Public

Around the country, museums are collaborating with public artists and shedding their highbrow image

Opening Up Urban Space

Two mirrored projects call attention to space in densely populated neighborhoods

Magazine Feature

An Island Reborn

Public art stands to play a vital placemaking role in the $5 billion redevelopment of San Francisco’s Treasure Island

Northern Regeneration

Public art is thriving in Norway, fueled in part by the country’s burgeoning oil economy

News

Documenting Cultural Change

Minnesota documentary filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson turns her lens on an award-winning public art project in Caracas

On Location

An Island Reborn

Public art stands to play a vital placemaking role in the $5 billion redevelopment of San Francisco’s Treasure Island

Arabian Artscape

The United Arab Emirates’ nascent public art scene

Breathing Cathedral

American artist Stuart Williams’s moving light work in remembrance of lives lost during the Dresden bombing

Northern Regeneration

Public art is thriving in Norway, fueled in part by the country’s burgeoning oil economy

The Arch Turns 50

New grounds show off Saarinen’s modernist masterpiece

Recent Projects

Shop Talk

Object Lessons

Increasingly, K-12 educators are looking to public art to enrich learning across the curriculum

Pacifying Publics

Public art designed in service of “social cohesion” ignores some key urban issues