#public-art Stories

Maya Lin Debuts Installation of Barren Trees in Madison Square Park

Dubbed Ghost Forest, the work comprises 49 spectral white cedar tree transplants meant to shed...

The First-Ever National Memorial for Native American Veterans Graces Washington, D.C.

The first national monument dedicated to Native veterans is the shape of the circle, holding...

A Campaign To Fund A Statue of Virginia Woolf Receives A Sudden Influx of Donations

After a naked sculpture of the Mary Wollstonecraft was deemed a missed opportunity, fundraisers...

Seven in Custody for Vandalizing “The Bean” in Chicago

The reflective monumental work by Anish Kapoor was tagged with silver spray paint in the early...

Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Changed How We Process War

How a piece of public art helped us confront and embrace the human cost of national action.

Design Dialogues No. 43 With Marchesi Antinori

Surface magazine’s digital director William Hanley spoke with Alessia Antinori, Stefano Arienti,...

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec’s Steel Sitting Rings

The brothers bring a social installation to the park at Kunsthal Aarhus in Denmark.

Spencer Finch’s Miniature Woods

The artist brings a scaled-down Redwood Forest to New York City.

Tippet Rise: Givers Run Through It

Tippet Rise is bringing large-scale art and live music to a massive expanse in Big Sky Country.