Street Art

Buzzwords Street art = Visual art created in public locations Also see: public art Recommended Listening Street art – the next space race? – Street artists are busy commandeering as many city surfaces as their paints will allow, authorities are trying to neutralise the threat, while advertising agencies are keen to clone the potency of …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Paiutes in Henderson The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Seven Magic Mountains Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation within the Ivanpah Valley adjacent to Sheep Mountain …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key Links sevenmagicmountains.com Facebook @nevadaart …

Oaxaca Art

Photo: Neil Pyatt, Ceramic Fins Take an art walk on the streets of Oaxaca City. This guide focuses on art galleries and the artists. This southern Mexico state is known for its traditional culture and innovation. On the arts scene, Oaxaca leads the nation. The state is home to some of Mexico’s most famous painters, …

The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide = El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural

Photo: Steve Bridger, Oxkutzcab market mural From the archives: Marlene Ehrenberg’s essay The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide (El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural): Estamos conscientes que los viajes ilustran y nos causan una de las mayores alegrías que podamos tener en la vida. Los sueños se vuelven realidad, las …

Mexico City’s Museo de Arte Popular

Photo: Berenice Rivera / Secretaría de Cultura CDMX, Orquesta Mexico City – The Museo de Arte Popular (Popular Art Museum), Revillagigedo 11, Colonia Centro, promotes and preserves part of the Mexican handcrafts and folk art. Hours: Tuesday 10am-6pm, Wednesday 10am-9pm, Thursday-Sunday 10am-6pm TripAdvisor’s #7 on the list of 500+ things to do in Mexico City. Key …

Public Art

Photo: Canoes Public Art = Any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all Also see: street art Wikipedia Public art Features Public Art in Las Vegas Seven Magic Mountains Ricardo Lopez Pinacho Planeta.com Art Culture Public Roadside Attraction …

Silo Art

Photo: Denisbin, Weethalle, NSW Silo Art = Art on silos Embedded Tweets These are just stunning: Silo artwork by Amok Island on the CBH wheat-bins in Ravensthorpe, Western AustraliaLet’s do this Geraldton!@cbhgroup @formwa #PublicSiloTrail #Geraldton pic.twitter.com/kXn78CvkW3 — Richard McLellan 🏞 (@RichardMcLellan) October 7, 2019 More fabulous silo artwork – this time in Newdegate, Western Australia …