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Sixteen artists from various backgrounds, styles, and cultures have converged in Atlanta this week for the fourth-annual OuterSpace Project, a public art series that aims to “explore the creative unknown” via public mural paintings, creative meet-ups, and the Big Bang Block Party grand finale, which takes place at Terminal West this Saturday.
In 2009, an investment analyst named Louis Corrigan saw the opportunity for temporary public art to galvanize the city’s artists, who had been hit hard by the economic crash. Inspired by Le Flash he fronted $200,000 to launch Flux Projects. It's best known for hosting Flux Night, the one-night-only public art celebration, which returns on September 27 after a two-year hiatus to host its first multinight showing in Grant Park.
Farewell to the Rockspinner, the 22,000-pound rock that sat faithfully at the intersection of 10th and Peachtree streets for three years.
Three giant (as in building-sized) murals were installed in the King Historic District yesterday in the latest Living Walls effort to turn structures into canvasses. One such “canvas” is the former Henry’s Grill at 345 Auburn Avenue, where a small crowd turned out to watch an acclaimed muralist at work.