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Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, talks about the initiative to spend $250 million in grants to reconsider monuments across the U.S.

Camille Walala has created two public artworks for the inaugural London Mural Festival as part of a new focus on community-oriented projects.

Architecture firm Gómez Platero has designed a new memorial to honor those affected by COVID-19. Sited in Uruguay, the monument is made to be an expression of hope in an uncertain time. 

The act was intended to honor protesters who had peacefully assembled earlier this week.

Do you identify as a transit nerd? Have strong opinions about brutalist architecture? Keep a running list of your favorite pieces of public art from around the globe?

Around the world, people have devised various ways to denote the prescribed social distancing protocol using chalk marks, tape, floor stickers, signs, furniture and other crafty means.

The 3rd International Placemaking Week, presented by Project for Public Spaces (PPS) took place on October 1-4, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A part of Bolshaya Morskaya Street, located between Nevsky Prospekt and the Arch of the General Staff Building in Saint-Petersburg, is a small yet important part of the main city ensemble and the t

On the 18th of November, Hou de Sousa will install Ziggy in New York City to celebrate the upcoming holiday season with vibrant hues and playful gateways.

Burning Man revellers, including architect Bjarke Ingels, have captured the installations, pavilions and stages at this year's event, including elevated stepping stones and a huge arm made of scrap

A group of survivors from the deadly 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida are protesting the creation of a museum and memorial for the tragedy – which firms including Studio Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind has designed an outdoor installation called Through the Lens of Faith in Poland to showcase photographer Caryl Englander's portraits of Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors.

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum later this month will project the image of a 363-foot Saturn V rocket onto the Washingto

A young woman does not cross a deserted street at dawn in the same way as a white man wearing a suit or as an immigrant who may not be welcomed by local citizens.

Artist JR has created a giant 3D optical illusion from paper that imagines the iconic pyramid at the Musée du Louvre in Paris continuing underground, but it has already been destroyed.

The Walt Disney Concert Hall is set to be transformed through digital art projections by media artist Refik Anadol and Google Arts & Culture.

MTA Arts & Design, a digital artwork provider for the Metropolitan Transit Authority, recently unveiled its fifth digital signage artwork entitled Skyyys at the Futon Center Transportation Hub

Designed by Brooklyn, N.Y.–based architecture firm StudioKCA, the giant whale sculpture aims to raise awareness about the amount of plastic waste that ends up in the oceans each year.

Hostile designs can look innocuous, like “armrest” bars dividing up a public bench to prevent rough sleeping.

On December 1st 2017, reSITE invited a handful of intellectuals to Berlin for the My City / Your City salon held in partnership with Airbnb, spending a day and night with them brainstorming about p

Titled "Flatiron Reflection," the design comprises a set of vertical metal tubes that together create a horseshoe shape in plan and a fluted perimeter.

Titled "Flatiron Reflection," the design comprises a set of vertical metal tubes that together create a horseshoe shape in plan and a fluted perimeter.

The art installations, which are located along UBC's main mall walkway, work in a way that is similar to invisible ink.

As winter approaches, cities around the world are preparing to celebrate the season by transforming their buildings, squares, plazas, and streets into magical illuminated spaces. 

The work of late gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk will be celebrated in San Francisco's famous Castro District with a large set of ramping steps, designed by US architecture firm Perk

In the US, pumpkins are the ultimate symbol of fall – from autumn holiday centerpieces to Thanksgiving pies to those infamous spiced lattes, the loveable gourd is near inescapable the time October

The city of New York is connecting all 32-miles of coastline with public amenities, piece by piece. 

From October 11-14th, the 20-minute-long multisensory production Reflections combined music, light and projection, creating a show on the building’s north-facing titanium facades that told the stor

Several high-profile, billionaire-backed public spaces are on the outs.

Inspired by the pervasive and sometimes creepy effect of the algorithms that power these recommendation ads, Scott Kelly and Ben Polkinghorne–a pair of advertising executives who moonlight as artis

For more than a decade, 1010 has been painting colorful cave-like illusions that make flat surfaces appear as if they have been breached by holes go on forever. 

According to a joint resolution, the memorial will be constructed in Area I, which surrounds the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

A crowdfunding campaign to bring a lightning-bolt statue in memory of David Bowie to London aims to raise just under £1 million in 28 days.

 A celebration of New York City’s rich immigrant culture, the sculpture takes the form of 33 metal poles inscribed with the origins of foreign-born NYC residents.

The shortlist for the National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre was revealed on January 27 – Holocaust Memorial Day.

InterUrban's goal is to become the largest outdoor art museum in the world, spanning the entire city.

A projection mapping project celebrates a fading layer of our cities.

Eduardo Kobra is attempting to set the world record for the largest mural created by a single person.

JR Creates amazing large fabric sculptures in Rio for the Olympics.

Stefano Boeri designs a tree made from 3M materials that he hopes will influence the creative approach to design in public spaces.

Foon Sham of the Maryland University has created some beautiful vases to compliment the new experimental rainwater run off natural gardens in the heart of DC's Golden Triangle District.

ArtEverywhereUS brought 58 of the world's most important artworks to the public realm, created a social media sensation, and even made billboards look good. We'll call that a victory for Art.

This collection of interactive installations contain some really interesting ideas. Click on the videos to get a sense of the intraction, they will make a lot more sense.

Cooper Hewitt has been working with designers to create a space that's as relevant and engaging to a world-renown professional designer as it is to a group of schoolchildren.

The city is a playground. 15 interactive ideas for city spaces.

Painting is irrelevant, technology is relevant, so why not use what you are living with to comment on what you are living with?

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