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TOLEDO, Ohio — Rocco DePietro and Gloria Pritschet characterize the massive group show they curated for Gallery Project, Wish List, as a contemporary statement of cultural desire.

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A giant, beautifully hand-carved, wooden prayer wheel has appeared in the heart of Times Square, courtesy of Brooklyn-based artist duo FAILE.

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Post image for A String Spectacle Designed for Selfies in a DC Warehouse

WASHINGTON, DC — Recent Howard University architecture grads Tolu Rufai and Khai Grubbs are luring people to an abandoned warehouse in Northeast DC with nothing but yarn … and the promise of Instagram likes.

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Post image for Would You Like Some Skin Care Products with Your Bagel Art?

The gigantism trend in public art is apparently inexhaustible.

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Post image for Bringing a Constellation Down to Earth at a Ruined Castle on the Hudson

For the next two years, a constellation built by human hands over the ruins of a Hudson River castle is mingling with the stars.

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Post image for Joan Jonas as Interpreter, Guide, and Ghost at the Venice Biennale

VENICE — For more than five decades, performance has formed the center of Joan Jonas’s illuminating artistic career.

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Post image for Commemorating the Civil War with Brooklyn’s Buried Dead

For 13 years, volunteers at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery scoured its archives for internments related to the US Civil War, whether soldier or civilian.

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PLAINWELL, Mich. — In Sarah Lindley’s current installation at the historic Plainwell Paper Mill Company in southwestern Michigan, she traces the watershed of the Kalamazoo River.

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Post image for The Digital Lives of Public Art Considered in City Hall Park

Digital artifacts manifested as public sculpture populate the Public Art Fund’s Image Objects in Lower Manhattan’s City Hall Park.

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Urs Fischer,

Looming over the pedestrians of midtown Manhattan is a monumental new work, “Big Clay #4” (2013–14) made by the Swiss artist Urs Fischer.

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