Courtesy of the City of Phoenix.Artist's reconstruction of activities on the Pueblo Grande platform mound, by Michael Hampshire.Local artists listen up: you have a chance to design public art for the Pueblo Grande Museum entrance.And, assuming you make the cut, your budget would be $1,800,000.$1, ... More >>
Courtesy of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.Hey, remember when I wrote this?Yes, it was a whole three months ago when the City of Phoenix put out the call to artists for the Seventh Avenue Streetscape public art project and I'm pleased to tell you that the finished product debuts this Friday, ... More >>
Courtesy of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.This could be the new home for your talents.The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture wants you!Well, actually, they only want you if you happen to be an artist or poet who hasn't previously received a City of Phoenix public art commission.If that's the ... More >>
Courtesy of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, photo by Craig SmithShe's baaaaack...Okay, folks. I'm going to blog about the Echelman piece. I know, I know...again????I realize I've covered the ever living being out of this sculpture, but, I also feel I'm justified to give it just a liiiittle more ... More >>
By Ollie Crafoord at flickr Creative CommonsDon't listen to the girl in the purple dress...There are a lot of bored people out there right now. I'm talking about the unemployed, of course (although audiences of the new Terminator movie might fit the category as well - just my opinion).Without work, ... More >>
I am so excited for this one...I thought that after Kathleen Vanesian wrote about Echelman and I blogged about her a couple times, I might be a little Echelman'ed out.But I buzzed down to the Downtown Civic Space last night, right around sunset, and was totally blown away. The sculpture is fantastic ... More >>
According to the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture website, crews were set to complete the Janet Echelman public artwork sculpture, in the Downtown Civic Space by the end of last week.This monumental sculpture (formerly referred to as, "Sky Bloom" but recently named by Echelman as "Her Secret ... More >>
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