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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
Shawn Dunwoody is a local artist and activist born and raised in Rochester, New York. Early in his career he found success in galleries and at universities. But he's now returning his focus to his own neighborhood, hoping to ignite…
Industrial materials used in dramatic new ways is the focus of an exhibit at the Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover, Massachusetts called "Light, Space, Surface." Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH Boston gives us a look as part…
By Jared Bowen, GBH
Landscape architect Julie Bargmann, a woman who has made a career of turning toxic and industrial sites into usable, community spaces, has won the first prize of its kind in landscape architecture. Jeffrey Brown has more for our arts and…
By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
The biennial exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art represents a big moment for contemporary art, featuring some of its biggest names. While works tackle various major social and political issues of the moment, they tend to do so…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
By Alexis Cox
An ambitious new initiative across the U.S. is sneaking works of American art into subways, on billboards and the sides of buses, and into view for a greater audience, without charging admission.
By Frank Carlson
What does an 1886 oil painting share with an abstract mobile made of sheet metal and wire in 1950? They both belong to "Made in the USA," an exhibit at Washington, D.C.'s Phillips Collection that chronicles how American artists evolved…
By PBS NewsHour
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