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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 John Foster: SPACES Board Emertius

09 / 6 / 2021

For the last 35 years, John Foster has been an educator, graphic designer, painter, and photographer and continues as a passionate collector and schol…

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The Orange Show Archives with Cody Ledvina

08 / 16 / 2021

Cody Ledvina is an artist and archivist currently living in Houston, Texas. Before taking on building the archives at the Orange Show Center for Visio…

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Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life Exhibition Review

08 / 5 / 2021


Widely known for her avant-garde performance work of the 1960s, the exhibition Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life now on view at MOMA PS1 ex…

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Boiceville, New York

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Markesan, WI

Eldren M. Bailey

Atlanta, Georgia

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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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