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Art Everywhere US Debuts Nationwide

NEW YORK — Art Everywhere US, the ambitious effort to place famous American art nationwide through out-of-home, officially launched this morning in Times Square.

Grant Wood's "American Gothic" gets a wary eye from a protective Times Square icon. (Photo courtesy Art Everywhere US)From now through August 31, as many as 50,000 digital and static displays in all 50 states—billboards on city streets and rural highways, displays on bus shelters and subway platforms, dioramas in airports, videos in health clubs, trailers in movie theaters and more—will present 58 works of art, chosen earlier this year via an online poll.

“Art Everywhere US is the latest and most spectacular chapter in our industry’s long history of contributing its resources to the public service,” said Nancy Fletcher, president/CEO of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), at a launch event in a 42nd Street theater this mo...

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Best of U.S. Art Meets the Great Outdoors

WASHINGTON — Some of the best of American art will be featured coast-to-coast this summer … through outdoor advertising.

Starting on August 4, and continuing for four weeks, roadsides and other public areas will be transformed into free open-air galleries through Art Everywhere US.

Approximately 50 recognized masterworks of American art from five major museums collections will pop up on as many as 50,000 displays nationwide, including static and digital billboards, subway platforms and trains, buses and bus shelters—and the selection will be curated with the help of the American people through an online vote.

Art Everywhere is organized through a collaboration among five institutions —the Art Institute of Chicago, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), ...

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