James Marshall (a.k.a. Dalek), Radiate, 2014.
Latex paint on wall. SMoCA Lounge.
Commissioned by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
Photo: © Sean Deckert / Calnicean Projects
James Marshall "Radiate" is a long term temporary project for Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. There's video of the installation.
Juxtapoz reviewed Geoffrey Ellis “Valley of the Meadows” that “reexamines the fantasies associated with the Las Vegas Strip.” But the link is broken. Save it for later.
Las Vegas Weekly revealed a surprise from “The Armillary Sphere” by Toland Grinnell. “They were trying to re-create Renaissance Venice, and I was giving them contemporary art,” Grinnell said in the article. “If there’s any place where those two things could collide, it would be Las Vegas.” I Las Vegas Weekly
Another thought about those Kages I PaintThisDesert
Sculpture in Palm Springs gets a two year residency. “A lot of cities use Palm Desert as a model,” said Deborah Schwartz Glickman, of Palm Desert’s Public Art Department I CVIndependent.
A look inside the studios of Coachella Valley artists I Desert Sun
In Texas, new public art plays off Papel picado tradition of ornately cut paper designs, a Robert Irwin piece is saved for now, and one city recommits to public art due to demand.
In Arizona, new plans for airport public art is 52 feet tall and designed by California artist Phillip K. Smith III, Scottsdale's Museum of the West prepares to opens, and San Antonio Artpace executive director Amada Cruz is named director of Phoenix Art Museum.
City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced "groundbreaking outdoor exhibition of temporary public artworks, created by leading names in the contemporary art, community-based public art, and street art realms" that will be curated by Pedro Alonzo I Complex
More and more, the east coast writes that Los Angeles is a major city of art. This helps artists in Las Vegas I WSJ
For Diego Rivera's birthday, which is today, MoMA posts how the artist made his murals a temporary installation for museums I MoMA
ABOVE: Justin Favela's "Gypsy Rose Piñata." at Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.
Photo courtesy Petersen Automotive Museum
Serigraph Print on Rives BFK, 18"x12"
Edition of 50