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How are audience expectations and public participation changing?

Katharina Grosse, psychylustro, 2014, site 3 (Drama Wall), Benjamin Moore acrylic indoor paint. Photo by Steve Weinik for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program.

Learning to See psychylustro

Katharina Grosse's epic psychylustro—a five-mile-long "painting" sprayed intermittently along a stretch of train tracks in northeast Philadelphia—challenges a number of assumptions about the role of both painting and public art. Here, urbanist Randy Mason offers his perspective.

Electronic Music 2012. Pictured: Keith Fullerton Whitman, C. Spencer Yeh, Marina Rosenfeld, and Seth Cluett.

Electronic Music 2012

Electronic Music 2012, presented by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage on December 13, 2012, investigated the evolving American electronic musical experience and how it relates now to cultural expectations.