The first official outdoor exhibition on Washington D.C.'s National Mall showcases six artists whose monuments honor American stories missing from the heart of the country's capital.
A new public art monument dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King was unveiled Friday. It immediately drew consternation and jeers as well as plaudits.
The Swords Into Plowshares project, led by the Jefferson School American Heritage Center, a local Black-led nonprofit, involves the statute at the heart of the deadly Unite the Right rally in 2017.
The inspiration for wall murals came from the Dalton renaissance strategic vision, a downtown master plan, which includes examples of wall murals and public art.
"I've been an artist since I was a child," says James "Yaya" Hough. After serving 27 years in prison, he is now the first-ever artist in residence at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office.
Thanks to $1 million in Special-purpose Local-option Sales Tax money, Augusta will commission three large-scale sculptures to be installed at three...