Category Archive: Public Art



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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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WAG curates art program for new Legacy Community Health location

Legacy Community Health announced the grand opening of its 29th clinic in Southeast Texas that offers high-quality health care to low-income patients. The 16,900-square-foot campus is part of the Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation’s larger revitalization project in the area. A commissioned mosaic by Reginald Adams, known for his award-winning murals and art installations in Houston’s historic…

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