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SPACES is dedicated to the study, documentation, and preservation of art environments and self-taught artistic activity.

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Interview with Lisa Stone: SPACES Board Emerita

07 / 20 / 2020

Almost everyone who knows art environments knows Lisa Stone. Whether through her (and for a long time, Jim Zanzi's) unparalleled class Better Homes & ...

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Summer 2020 "Audi-tour-y" Road Trip

07 / 3 / 2020

The open road, windows down, face mask in your pocket (2020, right?) - you're going on a road trip! But where are you headed? No matter where you are ...

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Interview with Narrow Larry Harris: SPACES Contributor

06 / 15 / 2020

Larry Harris — perhaps better known as Narrow Larry of Narrow Larry's World of the Outstanding — has been a champion of art environments since his dis...

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From the Archives

Seymour Rosen's first visit to the Watts Towers in 1952 informed his emerging photography practice and set into motion what would eventually become SPACES. Check back here for highlights from our expansive collection of Seymour's work. Photo: Seymour Rosen 

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