Issue 55 — Fall/Winter 2016

Published

Books

Radical Seafaring

By Andrea Grover, with contributions by Sasha Archibald, Alexander Dumbadze, Christopher French, Dylan Gauthier, and Terrie Sultan

Featured

Dialing for Wisdom

Candy Chang’s latest project invites passersby to spin a giant wheel and read short fables for insight

Going with the Flow

Los Angeles’s first biennial uses public art as a catalyst to engage citizens in a conversation about water

NowYouSeeMe!

Films documenting, and celebrating, public art honored at the Louvre

Pure Genius

MacArthur Fellowships have a long tradition of rewarding innovative public artists—and of providing the resources for recipients to live free and dream big

Transforming Spaces

Catherine Widgery’s installations use subtle motions of light, wind, and water to awaken the urban landscape—and those who inhabit it

Magazine Feature

Pure Genius

MacArthur Fellowships have a long tradition of rewarding innovative public artists—and of providing the resources for recipients to live free and dream big

Transforming Spaces

Catherine Widgery’s installations use subtle motions of light, wind, and water to awaken the urban landscape—and those who inhabit it

News

On Location

A Concrete Rebirth

Alberto Burri’s monumental land art project in Sicily finally came to completion—in the artist’s centennial year

Dialing for Wisdom

Candy Chang’s latest project invites passersby to spin a giant wheel and read short fables for insight

Going with the Flow

Los Angeles’s first biennial uses public art as a catalyst to engage citizens in a conversation about water

Temporary Inspires Permanent

Activists’ sculptures evoke the fate of conscientious objectors—and the public now wants a permanent memorial

Recent Projects

Catania Street Art Silos

Artists: Interesni Kazki (AEC and WAONE), BO130, Danilo Bucchi, Lucamaleonte, Microbo, Okuda, Rosh 333, Vlady

Fire on the Veld

South African artist’s mammoth fire-etched images are also an experiment in grassland ecology

Wait/Walk/Wisdom

California artist-inventor retools a crosswalk button to offer upbeat messages

Shop Talk

Q&A: Theresa Sweetland

Meet the new executive director of Forecast Public Art and publisher of Public Art Review

The Art Department

The grassroots “agency” dubbed the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture is set to come of age with a convening and a policy paper