Artist: Laura Spalding Best
Medium: Oil on metal
I have been exploring the urban landscape of the valley for several years now. My paintings separate and celebrate the blights on the vista. The utility poles and power lines that have undeniably become part of our collective vision join with the palm trees and saguaros to create a new shared aesthetic of the southwest.
The countdown to Best of Phoenix continues! Last year, we profiled 100 Creatives who made a mark on the local arts scene. This year, we'll have 100 creative representations of Phoenix. No scope or requirement on medium or size -- we'll include photography, painting, sculpture, video, installation, literary, and more. What do you see when you Imagine PHX?
100:Steven Revering's Westward Ho
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99:Jon Ashcroft's Suspended in Geography