Public Art Installation activates the new extension of the Greenline to promote the space and encourage Social Interaction and Activity among Pedestrians

The installation emphasizes motion, movement, activity, and energy through large, weaving line work, bright colors, and barrel shaped wheels. Actual bicycle wheels were installed on the top of the wall as a kinetic sculptural addition.

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Stumbled Upon Dougherty’s Stickwork Project in Salem, MA: Reminiscent of the haunting stories of witch trials

A day trip with the family unfolds as a historic tour of public art, sculpture, typography, and design.

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Crosswalks in the Park: Civic-Minded Improvements

After city regulations halted the Art Crosswalks project in conjunction with Downtown Memphis Commission, local artists at MCA with volunteer community members executed their designs in partnership with Overton Park. This project crosses the boundaries between artistic interventions, broadly defined as public art that encourages moments of pause, contemplation, even participation and play and civic-minded improvements or…

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The Revival of the Chelsea Flood Wall: Community activates Future Site of the Greenline

As a sort of citizen-driven placemaking endeavor, this example of artistic intervention serves as a catalyst for greater change in the under-served area of N.Evergreen and Chelsea. The design, inspired by the post-industrial aspects of the site and fused with concepts of geometry and optical art, provides a sense of movement, change, and altered perspective that references…

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Community Members fight blight in South Memphis

Over a three-day work session, Memphis College of Art under the direction of Cat Normoyle, leads a community public art project in South Memphis.

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A look at Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer’s use of Typography

How do artists, Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer, use typography as a major component of their work? What messages do the artists wish to convey and how does each compare and contrast?   Looking specifically at examples of typographic art on three-dimensional architecture, how do Kruger and Holzer use similar techniques to showcase work? How…

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Public Art Energizes Atlanta’s Creative Culture at Flux 2010

As a designer and an artist, I’m always trying to see work in and around Atlanta whenever possible that is inspirational and fun.

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