Update: The installation event with artist Shepard Fairey has been postponed. Event: Shepard Fairey, the street artist best known for his iconic campaign poster of Barack Obama, will create an installation as part of the Landmarks public art program of the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The mural will… » Continue Reading
Take It Outside: They arrived on campus from New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art last month on flatbed trucks and tractor trailers: several towering giants of steel, iron and metal; a triad of tall, stately whip-thin spires; two carved, organic pieces, full of motion in black walnut and cherry wood. Seventeen sculptures (with 11 more arriving in January 2009) by some of the greatest artists of the mid-to-late 20th century were brought to campus through a new public art program called Landmarks at The University of Texas at Austin.