public sculpture Tag

Dread Scott
Grants for Visual Artists

Dread Scott works in a range of media: performance, installation, photography, video, screen-print and painting. The thread that connects his work is an engagement with sharp social questions confronting humanity and a desire to push formal and conceptual boundaries. (Excerpt and images below selected from grant proposal. All works...

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Wandering Mill & Retextil Foundation
New Work Project Grant

Wandering Mill is a Hungarian art collective that creates experimental works directly with community members using artistic methods that improve communication, change attitudes, and help solve social problems. Harpo will support a new performance and direct community action by Wandering Mill that will happen in collaboration with Retextil Foundation, an...

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Michel De Broin and The Third of May Arts
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to have supported Majestic, a major public sculpture by Michel de Broin, commissioned by The Third of May Arts. This sculpture is a satellite-shaped structure constructed from decommissioned New Orleans street lamps that is illuminated at night. It was produced and constructed entirely in New Orleans...

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Rachel Owens and Socrates Sculpture Park
New Work Project Grant

As a recipient of the 2007 Emerging Artist Fellowship from Socrates Sculpture Park, Rachel Owens created Groundswell, a piece that both remembers the site's history as a landfill and illegal dumping grounds as well as addresses larger issues of failed cultural conditions, waste and our mysterious underground infrastructure. Massive underground plumbing pipes...

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