New Work From Places: Rural Studio, Cotton Farmers, The Sound of Music, And Our Natural Space

Friday, February 3, 2012

Bloom, 2010; Michael Lundgren  One of the most valuable resources for considering how the arts intersect with and enliven the rural-urban exchange can be found in Places, “an…

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Update: The Black Hills Are Not For Sale

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Mural Installation on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles; Honor The Treaties Facebook Page Last year we discussed Honor The Treaties, a promising collaboration between photographer Aaron Huey, the…

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A Jetsonorama Panorama

Friday, January 20, 2012

Many thanks to Gary O’Brien for contacting us and sharing this interactive panorama from Jetsonorama’s wheat paste installation in Cameron, Arizona. What’s striking about this technology is that…

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In Defense of Rural Post Offices: Stories And Media

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Selection from a mural inside the Ukiah, CA post office, which closed January 6th Today we have some updates on the valuable artistic and cultural work addressing the…

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The Art Of The Flyover

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

False-color composite aerial map outside Garden City, Kansas; Wired Who says there’s no contemporary art in the heartland? Wired magazine offers these images taken by NASA and USGS…

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The Weekly Feed: January Twelfth

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wendell and Tanya Berry in The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater; Ralph Eugene Meatyard • Lisa Pruitt of Legal Ruralism – an Ozark native and a law professor…

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What’s The Matter With Iowa: The Oxford Project

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Ben Stoker photographed in The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      –…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Photograph from The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      – Peter Feldstein,…

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Maskers, Occupiers, Photographers

Friday, November 25, 2011

Painting a Thanksgiving Masker, 11 / 29 / 1911; Library of Congress flickr photostream This Library of Congress archived  photograph captures a Thanksgiving tradition from one hundred years…

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A Thanksgiving Teaser

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Folks, today is a day of rest at Art of the Rural Headquarters. We hope everyone has a peaceful and restive long weekend with family and friends. Here’s…

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