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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

Freedom of Panorama Under Threat

On July 9, 2015, European Parliament will vote on an amendment to a copyright reform report that would support restricting … Read More

Open Source Comes to Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pa. – In October 2015, the citywide exhibition Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space will bring large-scale temporary … Read More

Bloomberg Public Art Challenge Winners Announced

Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced the four winners in their Public Art Challenge. Each city will receive up to $1 million toward … Read More

Recent Projects

“The Home of My Eyes”

Baku, Azerbaijan (2015) – This summer The Home of My Eyes, by Iranian-born, New York–based artist Shirin Neshat, featured photo … Read More

UN Memorial to Victims of Slavery

New York, N.Y. – The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2015 to 2024 to be the International Decade for People … Read More

Conflict Kitchen

Conflict Kitchen was a finalist for the 2nd International Award for Public Art. Located within the park surrounding the Carnegie … 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

Report from the 2015 Public Art Network Preconference

Chicago, Ill. – The Public Art Network (PAN), a program of Americans for the Arts (AFTA), holds its annual gathering … Read More

Art with Story

My gutter curator life in New York during the exploding experimentation of expressionism in the 1980s was followed by an … Read More

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