“There’s nothing sacred anymore,” said Peg Lowry, a resident of Ames, Iowa, in response to a new public sculpture on Main Street.
DES MOINES, Iowa — On June 27th, the third-worst flood in the history of Des Moines, Iowa’s Raccoon River, necessitated the quick and urgent rescue of “Wading Bridge,” the most recent installation by the New York-based artist, Mary Mattingly.
Mary Rork-Watson is the creator of the newest work to be featured on the Mail Art Bulletin. The Iowa-based artist explains on her website that her work is about: “Revisioning the lost, discarded and ordinary into original works of art.”
Peggy Guggenheim’s gift to Iowa has been saved (for now), according to the Daily Iowan … On Monday, Rep. Scott Raecker, R-Urbandale, the head of the Iowa House Appropriations Committee, withdrew the controversial proposal, which would have forced the University of Iowa Museum of Art to sell the $140 million painting “Mural,” by Jackson Pollock …