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WAG In The News

From Houston Chron: Marking the 20th anniversary of Frank Stella’s Houston swirls

Weingarten Art Group principal Lea Weingarten is serving as the Consulting Director of the Public Art of the University of Houston System program. In that role, WAG’s primary responsibility is to usher the Collection forward strategically through publication of a monograph (the Collection’s first), creating engaging events and programming, and a temporary public art program designed to…

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WAG In The News

TimeOut Austin: A world-renowned artist is creating giant stick sculptures in Austin

TimeOut Austin features a WAG public art project in collaboration with Pease Park Conservancy. A sculptural environment by Patrick Daugherty is scheduled to open to the public on Feb. 10. The park will host a talk with the artist and firm principal Lea Weingarten on January 22 at the Dougherty Arts Center. The TimeOut Austin Editor writes: “We all…

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WAG In The News

Houston Chronicle on Daily tous les jours: Hello, Trees! turns voices to light and music

Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle’s Senior Writer and Critic, Arts & Culture, spotlights one of WAG’s projects at Discovery Green, Downtown Houston’s main green space. The installation, titled “Hello Trees! A Walking Serenade,” is by Montreal collective Daily tous les jours. The creative group is an interaction design studio with a focus on participation – empowering people…

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WAG In The News

Houston Chronicle on Arcade: The colors of a city coming back

Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle’s Senior Writer and Critic, Arts & Culture, features “Arcade” by The Color Condition at Discovery Green and Avenida Houston in the ongoing editorial series Art Daybook. Glentzer makes a direct comparison between the elements of the installation to the spirit of Houston post Hurricane Harvey. The article’s tagline summarizes her interpretation:…

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