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New Zealand’s Headland Sculpture on the Gulf

Waiheke, New Zealand – The seventh biennial Headland Sculpture on the Gulf event, which took place January 23 – February 15, 2015, featured a series of 31 site-specific sculptures along a scenic walkway and in the Headland Pavilion on New Zealand’s Waiheke Island. Started in 2003 by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Headland Sculpture on the Gulf included … Read More

Scottsdale’s Annual Canal Convergence Art Event

Scottsdale, Ariz. – The third annual Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light event, including interactive art, hands-on activities, and live music, took place February 26 – March 1 this year. Located on the Scottsdale Waterfront, the event staged five large-scale art installments, two dance performances and an educational water conservation display. Artworks and installations … Read More

News

UNBOUND coming to Chapel Hill Public Library

Chapel Hill, N.C. – This summer, UNBOUND, a new project by Rhode Island-based media artist and composer Erik Carlson of AREA … Read More

SPECTRUM Street Art Festival in New Zealand

Christchurch, N.Z. – SPECTRUM Street Art Festival, a partnership with the YMCA directed by George Shaw, began February 14 and runs … Read More

Confluence Project Art To Establish Maintenance Fund

Cape Disappointment, Wash. – After being exposed to the elements for ten years, some of the art installations by Maya Lin at … Read More

Recent Projects

“Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads”

Since 2010, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei‘s first major public sculpture project, Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads, has been touring internationally. … Read More

Stolpersteine

Called the “largest decentralized monument in the world,” Cologne-based artist Gunter Demnig’s project Stolpersteine was started in 1996 and continues … Read More

“A Winter Landscape Cradling Bits of Sparkle”

Pittsburgh, Penn. – Multimedia artist Jennifer Wen Ma invited people to contemplate the transition from winter to spring with her … Read More

Books

The Work of Art in the World: Civic Agency and Public Humanities

College arts and humanities funding has declined, as many students, school administrators, and everyday citizens question the value of art … Read More

Creative Refuge

A new book sheds light on participatory art projects with children. Creative Refuge is part research catalog/part education manual from … Read More

Art & Place: Site-specific Art of the Americas

From Canada to Argentina, Art & Place: Site-specific Art of the Americas takes us on a powerful tour of some of the … Read More

Shop Talk

Service and Art

Both engaged Buddhism and engaged art found fertile ground in the United States during the 1960s, a politically charged era … Read More

Elevating Artists

Los Angeles, Calif. – The distinction between “gallery art” and public art usually goes more or less unquestioned, but one … Read More

The Art of Conversation

ARCHIVE 2011 – Over the years, my writing has been dedicated to the proposition that there is a life for … Read More