Category Archive: Public Art

Seven Magic Mountains

Public Art Focus

A Colorful Addition to the Nevada Desert

After nearly five years, it was finally time to unmask acclaimed Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s latest public art installation. Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale, brightly-colored sculpture located in the Nevada desert outside Las Vegas and presented by the Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art. The piece is composed of locally sourced limestone…

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Art Blocks on KHOU

WAG In the News

On Great Day Houston: Downtown’s Main Street Square is stepping up its art game

By this point, most Houstonians have experienced the larger-than-life art installations at Main Street Square in downtown Houston as part of Art Blocks. These four colorful, interactive pieces— Color Jam Houston by Jessica Stockholder, Trumpet Flower by Patrick Renner and Flying Carpet collective, más que la cara by YesYesNo and Lightnin’ Field by Jamal Cyrus…

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Lea Weingarten

Wiltshire Q & A

A wonderful draftsman: But has Stephen Wiltshire ever “snuck” anything unexpected into his drawings?

Lea Weingarten, firm principal of the Weingarten Art Group, keeps a close eye on the international pulse of contemporary art. As a leading art consultant based in Houston and New York, Lea is called upon frequently to curate and project manage engaging public art installations that contribute to Houston’s transformation as a city that values…

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