Public Art

Making Public Art Public

Public art has long been endemic to most major cities. In New York it is an essential cultural component. From July 11 to August 19 the School of Visual Arts is offering “Reconfiguring Site: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture,” in which participants engage the streetscape to produce active and interactive experiences. I...

"Designing a Life" and other Summer Activities

Summer is the time for ice cold drinks and hot summer workshops. Here are two art programs worth considering: The Jim Thorpe Project is an intensive five-day storytelling workshop held in Jim Thorpe, Pa., named after the famed all-around athlete (above, who was not an illustrator or designer). Workshop founder Victor Stabin (who is)...