The Murals Are the Message

Commissioned in bulk, murals have recently proliferated around Cleveland   At least one thing is happening very fast at City Hall: October 19, Mayor Frank Jackson’s office announced an extraordinary opportunity for a Cleveland artist—to help celebrate the tenth anniversary of our sister city relationship with Rouen, France, by traveling there to paint a large mural, eighty feet long by […]

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Inner City Hues

For over a year, LAND studio has convened a public art and greenspace advisory committee made up of residents, artists, community advocates, and activists with a focus on generating culturally relevant public art in Cleveland’s Buckeye and Mount Pleasant neighborhoods as well as strengthening the network of local artists who reside in these communities. The culmination of their work is […]

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Summer Fun in Neighborhood Parks

As Clevelanders, we endure the cold, grey winters knowing that eventually there is the promise of summer—sunny, warm weather and longer days that don’t end until well after dinnertime. For many city residents, the best way to enjoy this time is in their neighborhood parks! However, parks that aren’t enjoyed by their community can become challenges for neighborhoods. Unused public […]

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LAND studio: Corner Light

Illuminating Cleveland’s Public Square with bold, luminous signs and symbols is Corner Light, the third installation in the Landform public art series curated by LAND studio. Created by Cleveland SGS, a collaborative of Cleveland-based artists, Corner Light was inspired by the ability of neighborhoods to define the character of a city. Corner Light is composed of brightly colored, illuminated injection-molded […]

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LAND studio Unveils Protest on Public Square

When Public Square reopened last summer just in time for the Republican National Convention, it quickly became a place for democratic free speech, political debate, and conversation. In that same spirit, LAND studio introduced the latest iteration of its signature Landform public art series, Protest, a new installation created by Nigerian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Olalekan “LEk” Jeyifous. Landform is a series […]

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LAND studio: Annual See Also exhibit at Cleveland Public Library offers opportunity for ‘Dialogue’

Over the last seven years, the Eastman Reading Garden at Cleveland Public Library has been home to some of the most fascinating public art as part of the See Also series. Each summer, LAND studio partners with Cleveland Public Library to bring creative, innovative, and thought-provoking works of art to this already beautiful public space.  Following a politically divisive year, […]

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Meet Me in The Square

In the fall of 2002, a group of Clevelanders stood together in our city’s center and thought about what it could be: a beautiful, vibrant, and active space that would create a legacy for generations to come.  In order to make this vision a reality, LAND studio, in partnership with James Corner Field Operations (JCFO), best known for New York’s […]

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