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Who were the most influential people in 2018 contemporary artworld? ArtReview’s annual ranking of the world’s most influential artists, curators, gallerists, and other powerful...

11 | 02 | 18Call for Artists

The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation in partnership with The City of Pleasant Hill, Iowa is searching for professional artists to submit their...

The Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation proudly presents the world premiére of temporary, site-specific, public art project called MENTAL BANQUET: PAINTING WITH LIGHTS. Internationally recognized artist Oyoram...

Skate parks are all well and good in the daytime when skaters can see where they’re going, but what about at night? Korean artist...

On July 12, 2018, Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation proudly dedicated A MONUMENTAL JOURNEY by internationally acclaimed artist Kerry James Marshall. “A growing...

A disused church in the Spanish city of llanera has been given a new lease of secular life. The church was designed by a Spanish...

At noon today, Friday, 22 June 2018,  the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation and the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) will unveiled...

Recently, The New York Times reported that the Salesforce Tower, the second tallest building west of the Mississippi, has taken the concept of public...

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