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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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Saving Ron's Place

11 / 14 / 2021

SPACES recently had the pleasure of speaking with Martin Wallace, a member of a team of people working to preserve Ron's Place, an art environment by …

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Behind the Lens: Jim Legault

11 / 4 / 2021

We’re thrilled to share selections from a recent donation of images from photographer Jim Legault. Jim says of his long career behind the lens and on …

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Growing a Legacy: How Pearl Fryar Continues to Nurture His Vision

10 / 19 / 2021

It has been several years since Pearl Fryar has been able to complete the demanding physical labor required to maintain his sprawling topiary garden, …

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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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