Toppenish Murals The small town of Toppenish, Wash. decided it needed a revitalization program and they landed on murals. Each mural in Toppenish depicts life in and surrounding the town from 1840 to 1940 and currently the town has over 80 murals. Full Transcript – I’ll take this opportunity to welcome you to Toppenish, the… Read More
Granger Dinosaurs To improve the public image of Granger, Wash. in the early 90’s, the public works department decided to build life size cement dinosaurs to be displayed throughout the city. The city is now up to 32 dinosaurs and currently make a new one every year. Full Transcript [Bruce] The baby brontosaurus, that is… Read More
While some art lovers look down their noses at the monument to children’s television icon J. P. Patches, the replica of a rocket and other sculptures, Fremont’s public art has a bevy of defenders.But a group of state lawmakers is not among them. If they have their way, one of Fremont’s signature artworks, the 16-foot-tall statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, Read More
When artist Trevor Paglen looks up at the night sky, there's beauty and wonder, but also a planet completely transformed by humans into a "landscape of surveillance." His new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Sites Unseen,” offers a new way to look at very familiar landscapes. Jeffrey Brown reports on Paglen’s latest obsession: how artificial intelligence Read More
Moscow Woodworker Local Moscow artist, Kristin LeVier, discusses her passion for creating flowing, life-like sculptures out of wood. Full Transcript As an undergraduate, I studied Molecular biology and biochemistry. But I always wanted to be an artist and a scientist. My name is Kristin Levier and I’m an artist, a sculptor and I live in… Read More
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