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Margaret’s Grocery listed as one of Mississippi’s Historic Trust’s 10 Most Endangered Properties!

Margaret’s Grocery listed as one of Mississippi’s Historic Trust’s 10 Most Endangered Properties!

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Watch 1990s Jarvis Cocker Travel Art Environments All Over the World in This BBC Mini-Series

The art of the "Common People."

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Conservation of Chomo’s Village d’art Préludien Begins in France

 

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Sign petition to help save Roberto Pérez’s Spanish art environment!

Roberto Pérez has spent more than a quarter century creating a variety of artwork in different media, but his masterpiece is an architectural sculpture in the Spanish province of Granada. This work has been created with stone and recycled materials of all kinds, and  he has become known by many as the “Andalucian Gaudí.”

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Support the Conservation of Chomo’s Village of Preludian Art!

SPACES Board member Laurent Danchin has launched a campaign to restore components of the Village d’Art Préludien created by Chomo (Roger Chomeaux, 1907-1999) in a small parcel located within the Fontainbleau forest in France. Although Chomo studied and successfully created and exhibited his work within the art mainstream as a young man, in 1960 he moved to this site, became a hermit, and spent the rest of his life creating an impressive environment of idiosyncratic buildings as well as numerous sculptures; most of the work was fabricated from recycled materials of all types. He named the site to reflect his feeling that his art served as a prelude to a new world that we would be soon to enter. 

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Help Fund the Ed Galloway Totem Pole Restoration Project!

Galloway Totem Pole in 1981, Photo by Seymour Rosen

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SPACES Mourns the Passing of Indian Artist Nek Chand

Nek Chand, creator of the Rock Garden of Chandigarh in India, died on Friday, June 12, at the age of 90. Mr. Chand started building his beloved ‪Rock Garden in 1957—a breathtaking work that spans 40 acres, and is built entirely of discarded materials. 

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SPACES Board now stretches internationally!

With its increasing emphasis on the international documentation of and advocacy for art environments, SPACES is delighted to announce that Laurent Danchin has joined our Board of Trustees. A renowned thinker, writer, curator, and advocate for art environments, Danchin is renowned all over Europe and beyond for his experience in and passion for this genre of art. Learn more about him HERE 

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