Just in time for the national Facing Race conference in Dallas this week, eleven billboards have gone up around town addressing issues of racial violence and equality – all designed by area artists.
Archive: 'Public Art'
Watch Big Tex “shake it.”
SMU professor Willie Baronet has been buying handmade signs from panhandlers for 23 years. In recent years, he made them into art installations in Dallas galleries. After a cross-country, 24-city trip, he’s now working on a book and a feature-length documentary.
Dawe is attracting attention around the country. We tagged along to watch him install a piece here in Dallas last Spring and learn how his childhood in Mexico sparked an interest in embroidery.
Maria Munoz-Blanco, who’s been with the City of Dallas, since 2005 is leaving OCA for a new job. She helped open two new arts facilities and ran an award-winning public art program at Love Field.
Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.
Neiman’s flagship store in downtown Dallas has been showcasing something in its windows other than high-end fashions. Works by local artists – courtesy of Oil & Cotton.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson visits with the hotel’s latest artist in residence.
The current city arts plan is 12 years old, and a number of its goals have been met – like establishing a percent-for-arts ordinance. So Fort Worth has set out to find new some ones.
It’s the first solo artist’s installation at NorthPark — ever. And it manages to evoke American history while hiding a mind-bending optical illusion.