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Stories from Yangon

New Zero Art Space As Burma slowly transitions toward genuine democratic reforms in the judiciary and executive branches of government, artists and journalists have become litmus tests for the changes occurring in society. While subtle and sometimes not so subtle forms of censorship continue to plague print media, visual artists have seen their opportunities open … Read More

Atlanta Beltline

“It’s a gallery for people who don’t do galleries,” says Jenny Odom, describing the annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine outdoor sculpture exhibition. Odom is communications coordinator for Atlanta BeltLine Inc., which is currently constructing 22 miles of modern streetcar lines and transforming a former railway corridor into 33 miles of combined pedestrian and cycling … Read More

News

International Researchers Discuss Public Art

Shanghai – Researchers from across the globe gathered last week to share their perspectives on public art. Sponsored by the … Read More

The Wabash Lights Switch On!

Chicago – When it costs over $5,000,000 to realize a project, each step towards completion becomes a landmark victory. The … Read More

What Happens to Abandoned Public Art?

Williamsburg, Va. – What happens when public sculpture loses its home? A farmer in Virginia shows that sometimes it’s up … Read More

Recent Projects

“Pull!”

In June 2013, residents of Cleveland, Ohio, spent three days—using nothing but their own strength—to pull an eight-ton truck through … Read More

From Security Risk to Flying Fish

When Royal Caribbean—owner of the largest cruise ships in the world—unveiled its expanded terminal in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, security consultants … Read More

“Sky Bridge”

San Francisco, Calif. – Austin-based international artist Beili Liu‘s Sky Bridge, the finale of the multi-year Central Subway Temporary Art … Read More

Books

Green Architecture Now! Vol. 2

From Seoul to Berlin, from Los Angeles to Hanoi, sustainability is the hot ticket in architecture. Exploring the why, how … Read More

The Tao of Urban Rejuvenation: Building a Livable Creative Urban Village

In The Tao of Urban Rejuvenation, storied urban planner Weiming Lu showcases his revitalization and redevelopment work in St. Paul, … Read More

James Turrell: A Retrospective

Published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition of Turrell’s work, this monograph contains essays, an artist interview, and specially commissioned … Read More

Shop Talk

All About Site

Award-winning director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz never could be confined to traditional spaces. Even though he knew early on that … Read More

Bravo, Sort Of

Twenty-four years ago I wrote an article to argue that the arts community in the United States was a co-conspirator … Read More

Room for Everyone

I spent 17 years as a nurse before transitioning to my career as a public art administrator. In 2012, I … Read More