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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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Mullinville's M.T. Liggett Visitors Center Nears Opening

03 / 6 / 2021

Myron Thomas (M.T.) Liggett (1930–2017) was well known for creating metal totems and whirligigs and has been called a folk artist, provocateur, activi...

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Getting on the Map: Completing a National Register of Historic Places Nomination

02 / 21 / 2021

7 Steps Toward Completing a Successful National Register of Historic Places NominationEmma Mooney is an art and architectural historian currently purs...

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Revisiting Heather Hart + Dr. Charles Smith's Things Are What We Encounter

01 / 31 / 2021

The entrance for the 2017 exhibition Things Are What We Encounter, could be seen down a long hallway-like gallery and, beyond, a line of Dr. Charles S...

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Recently Added Environments

The Blue Loop

Bath, Michigan

Tom Carapic

New York City, New York

Brunel Sculpture Garden

Boiceville, New York

Darren Miller

Markesan, Wisconsin

Eldren M. Bailey

Atlanta, Georgia

Vernon Burwell's Sculpture Garden

Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Mary's Art Yard

Tallahassee, Florida

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From the Archives

Though Seymour Rosen is primarily known for his advocacy and photography of art environments photography practice, he also created photos of life around him and curated several important exhibitions like the 1966 show I Am Alive at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Check the SPACES blog to learn more about the founder of SPACES and his wide reach of artistic expression.

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