The Artspace Project Wall, situated on the west-facing façade of the Artspace and facing the intersection of 43rd and Main Streets, is an ongoing site for temporary public art projects by contemporary artists. The Artspace Project Wall features selected and commissioned works by national and regional artists. Since its inauguration, the Artspace Project Wall has received important support from the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Artspace Project Wall: Paul Anthony Smith
08/25/2018 - 02/28/2019
Paul Anthony Smith, Fence (Dreams Deferred), 2016-2018 As a way to observe and understand a place, Paul Anthony Smith has developed a practice of walking, building an archive of sensory impressions and assembling a photographic collection of remarkable and unremarkable images. This nearly daily practice of walking is leading Smith on a slow meditation, wherein he is able to contemplate what it means to move through American cities during a particular moment - cities like New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Kansas City - at a time when knowledge of this country's troubled present and past makes a question…