Visual Arts

The 10 Best Art Exhibitions and Installations I Saw in Phoenix in 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to look back on some of the most interesting, exciting, and breathtaking art I had the pleasure of seeing throughout Arizona. From paintings and murals to exhibitions and installations, here are my top picks of 2012.

See also: - Jason Woodbury's "10 Best Things I Heard in 2012" - Laura Hahnefeld's "10 Best Things I Ate in 2012" - Commercial Art Is Keeping Phoenix Artists Afloat -- But At a High Cost - Art That Makes Phoenix Irresistible

10. Boneyard Project at Pima Air and Space Museum In January, Eric Firestone and Carlo McCormick (with the help of a few heavy-machine-driving professionals) dragged three DC Super 3 planes, a C45, a Lockheed VC140, a C97 cockpit, and dozens of nosecones were dragged out of the boneyard, a collection of dusty, non-functioning planes near Pima Air and Space Museum, and gave them a new life.

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Claire Lawton
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