Edward Lebow

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  • 13 years ago | News

    Artists and public art officials have been meeting in recent weeks to determine whether a state ruling will stymie innovative public art projects of the caliber that the Valley has come to expect in the past decade. An April 29 ruling by the Arizo...

  • 13 years ago | News

    Debris was just the gold that Matt Smith was looking for a month or so ago. A Tempe sculptor, he's always scavenging for inspiration in rubbish. But pawing through a mound of construction refuse across the tracks from Macayo's Depot Cantina in dow...

  • 13 years ago | Visual Arts

    Jim Campbell's advantage as an artist is that he wasn't trained as one. Hatched as an electrical engineer, he made the leap from pragmatism to poetry on his own, bringing with him a wariness about the limitations of digital media. This caution has...

  • 14 years ago | Visual Arts

    Turf-building ranks second only to body-building as an American obsession. Our lawns have grown into a 25 million acre habit, costing roughly $7 billion a year in grass-care materials and machinery alone -- and that's not counting the chunks of la...

  • 14 years ago | News

    In Andy Warhol's world, everyone gets 15 minutes of fame. Charles Banaszewski -- friends call him Chuck -- is looking to grab 30, maybe more.Closing the rear hatch of his black Nissan Xterra, he hoists a flapping stack of hand-lettered cardboard s...

  • 14 years ago | News

    The current scene outside the Icehouse, on downtown's West Jackson Street, isn't the one that owner Helen Hestenes and her former husband, David Therrien, imagined when they bought the neo-classical cement bunker of a warehouse a decade ago.They e...

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