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SPACES is dedicated to the study, documentation, and preservation of art environments and self-taught artistic activity.

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Summer 2020 "Audi-tour-y" Road Trip

07 / 3 / 2020

The open road, windows down, face mask in your pocket (2020, right?) - you're going on a road trip! But where are you headed? No matter where you are ...

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Interview with Narrow Larry Harris: SPACES Contributor

06 / 15 / 2020

Larry Harris — perhaps better known as Narrow Larry of Narrow Larry's World of the Outstanding — has been a champion of art environments since his dis...

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Interview with Jo Farb Hernández: SPACES Director and Chief Curator Emerita

05 / 18 / 2020

With the redesigned website officially launched and a new SPACES Archives era underway at the Kohler Foundation, we were inspired to take a deeper loo...

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From the Archives

Seymour Rosen's first visit to the Watts Towers in 1952 informed his emerging photography practice and set into motion what would eventually become SPACES. Check back here for highlights from our expansive collection of Seymour's work. Photo: Seymour Rosen 

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