2/18: Manifest Destiny! Reception @ SoEx Off-Site

Since I did not have a reblog Monday this past week, I’m doing a Saturday morning reblog! He is a post regarding Southern Exposure’s public art grant program. You will definitely want to check it out if you have the time. Supporting the arts is good for the soul. 🙂

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Southern Exposure’s public art grant program celebrates its first commission tonight! I was happy to supply a bit of 19th-century-inspired typography for the graphic design of the mailer (read the essay)….

Manifest Destiny! Reception
February 18, 20124:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hotel des Arts, 447 Bush St, San Francisco, CA
soex.org/manifestdestiny

Jenny Chapman and Mark Reigelman’s Manifest Destiny! is a temporary rustic cabin occupying one of the last remaining unclaimed spaces of downtown San Francisco – above and between other properties. Using a 19th-century architectural style and vintage building materials, the structure is both homage to the romantic spirit of the Western Myth and a commentary on the arrogance of Westward expansion. The installation will remain in place and be slowly transformed by the elements through October 2012.

More info on soex.org.

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  1. Repeating what I had just blogged…that I would agree that Manifest Destiny! is certainly well-worth seeing for its visual delight, historical relevance, and another feel-good converging of artists like yourselves.

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