Field Notes

Scottsdale Art

Scottsdale Public Art’s “LOVE” sculpture was completed by Edwin Benoit in 1999. It is a large, “144” (h) x144″ (w) x72″ (d) sculpture made of poly-chromed red and blue aluminum, weighing 3,800 lbs” which allows guests to stand and often place themselves within this space. Listen to Scottsdale Public Art’s former director, Valerie Vadala Homer, share its history with this audio tour.

This iconic pop-art piece is situated in the heart of downtown Scottsdale by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts, which has a wide spectrum of modern exhibits. We encourage you to visit and attend their special events. They are having a Spring Opening Reception on Friday, February 16th, 7 – 9 p.m. where you can “mix and mingle with curators and artists to celebrate SMoCA’s spring opening with three exciting new exhibitions featuring Claudio Dicochea, Luis Alfonso Villalobos and three generations of Inuit women.”

The following pieces were show February 11-April 30, 2017 for their exhibit, “I Remember Not Remembering.”

Larry Sultan, American 1946-2009 “Untitled Home Movie Stills”, 1984-92 16mm film transfers onto inkjet prints

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