You Can’t Put a Value on Engagement

Leon Reid IV makes sculptures that are wholly responsive to a site. He observes the architecture, objects, plants, animals and people that make up the composition of a particular space. Reid began intervening in public space as a graffiti writer when he was a teenager. His development into the public sculptor he has become revolves around the notion of permission.  Check out Leon’s profile.

  • How can engagement and public interaction be valued?  
  • How can art in public space be inspirational?  
  • How is this different from art in other settings?

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