Posts tagged public art
Artists at Work: Susan Silton by Susanna Newbury
Susan Silton first moved to downtown Los Angeles in the early 1980s and has been immersed in the city’s multiple worlds ever since. Her work in many ways focuses on the acts of gathering and witnessing. In September 2018, Susanna Newbury sat down with the artist to discuss decades of development and gentrification in Los Angeles and pinpoint how Silton’s work frames and criticizes an active art of lyricism and its political grounding in a contracting public realm.
On a Dark Desert Highway: The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project by Steffie Nelson
The Manifest Destiny Billboard project, co-curated by artist Zoe Crosher and Shamim M. Momin, director of LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) is a coast-to-coast road trip of an exhibition. Popping up along 2,000 miles of Interstate 10, ten artist-designed billboards each contribute a chapter to the story of western expansion.
An Artist For President