CityLab Article "The New Art Galleries: Urban Cemeteries"

In Allison C. Meier’s recent article “The New Art Galleries: Urban Cemeteries,” she describes the effect of place on the installations within Graffiti & Ornament:

“These pieces could be installed in a white-walled gallery, but having them in a cemetery, with tombstones visible outside the windows, makes the artists’ statements on remembrance particularly powerful. Exhibitions like this one can also elevate narratives that were marginalized or banished from cemeteries that historically reserved the grandest memorials for white, wealthy families.”

Read the full article here: Urban Cemeteries

Meier’s article included this photograph of Leo Tecosky’s installation viewed through a window, reflecting the surrounding cemetery at The Woodlands. Photo by Ryan Collerd.

Meier’s article included this photograph of Leo Tecosky’s installation viewed through a window, reflecting the surrounding cemetery at The Woodlands. Photo by Ryan Collerd.