Category Archive: Public Art



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WAG in the News

Houston Press on The Color Condition: Playful Colors Brighten Downtown’s Newest Public Art Installation

Freelance contributor Sam Byrd of the Houston Press features Arcade by The Color Condition at Discovery Green and Avenida Houston. He writes: Discovery Green and the George R. Brown Convention Center are about to get a little cooler. Literally. A new art installation will provide both colorful beauty and some very welcome shade to the…

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WAG on the Road

Photos: Art Basel 2017 in Switzerland

Commerce traded on all price levels at this year’s international contemporary art extravaganza, Art Basel, in Switzerland. Splashy eight-figure art sales launched the first VIP day, and a very gratifying secondary market rounded out the fair.Savvy dealers profited from showcasing quality collections from artists both emerging and erstwhile. Artists enjoying fresh publicity from recent museum exhibitions attracted…

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New artist visionary for the ages? Mark Bradford interrupts, disorients and provokes visitors at Venice Biennale

Who: Mark Bradford is an American artist with a socially engaged art practice. His work explores urban identity, history, and experience through abstract mixed-media collage. He informs his practice through his personal dedication to his local community in LA. About the artist: Born in 1961, Mark Bradford grew up in an old boarding house in…

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Damien Hirst makes a comeback but with controversy

Who: Damien Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur and art collector. His work most often takes the form of immersive and darkly humorous installation, sculpture, and assemblage. About the artist: Damien Hirst was born in Bristol and raised in Leeds. He pursued a B.A. in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. He was a prominent member…

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