Art Dirt: What You Don’t Know About Public Art, Part 1

by Glasstire March 26, 2023

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A long pedestrian tunnel features a colorful carpet and wall paneling, making the pedestrian feel like they're underwater.

Janavi Mahimtura Folmsbee, “Aquarius Art Tunnel,” permanent installation in Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Brandon Zech talks with Houston artist Janavi Mahimtura Folmsbee, who recently completed a large-scale installation in Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, about the possibilities and pitfalls of making a public art project.

“They don’t teach you business 101 in art school.”

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