Category Archive: Public Art



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CODAworx features Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field

CODAworx (Collaboration of Design + Art) spotlights the Main Street Marquee, which is part of a major temporary art project for Houston’s Downtown District titled Art Blocks. The marquee features a rotation of visual works from regional artists; on view here is Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field (Inman Gallery) CODAworks explains: Lightnin’ Field by Jamal Cyrus is a commemoration to…

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“Of Saints and Sailors” by Benedetto Pietromarchi

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Better than Pokemon GO: Sculpture in the City encourages art enthusiasts to get out and enjoy creativity al fresco

While gamers have Pokemon GO, art enthusiasts have London’s Sculpture in the City—both of which encourage people to look at their surroundings in different ways through the lens of something that layers meaning onto the everyday world. This free public art exhibition, now in its sixth year, is the largest edition yet. Seventeen sculptures by…

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The Floating Piers by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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Experience Italy while walking on water

For 16 days this summer, take advantage of the magnificent experience of walking on water in Northern Italy courtesy of Christo and Jenanne-Claude’s latest art installation— The Floating Piers. The installation is available to the public from June 18 to July 3, 2016, has been created on quiet lake Lago d’Iseo. The installation is 3…

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Big Bling by Martin Puryear

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A colossal addition to Madison Square Park

Have you noticed a new addition along the skyline coming from the direction of Madison Square Park? This towering structure that appears to take on an animal-esque shape is Big Bling — American sculptor Martin Puryear’s latest public art work. The 40 foot tall (38 feet wide) sculpture, Puryear’s largest temporary outdoor work, is Madison…

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