Public art, street art and site specific art are cool because they are part of our surroundings and have the world and its structures as its frame. It can be graffiti, an installation in a public space, a work meaningful to its environment and many other things. This week Magical Minds has been a haven of public, street and site specific art. There is the High-Five Machine in the door to greet people, to the stylized bubble lettering guide, not to mention a wall of exquisite corpses.
And if you’re wondering what our credentials are for teaching about street art, here’s one of our very own art teachers painting a mural along the viaduct in Oak Park!