This year’s $500,000 ArtPrize contest in Grand Rapids, Mich., created by the education secretary Betsy DeVos’s son Rick, is the first in the Trump era.
The top 20 public vote finalists for ArtPrize Nine were announced Sunday, Oct. 1.
Entries addressing race, sexuality and Flint’s water crisis are competing in Grand Rapids
Source: Not-to-miss works at ArtPrize
Stepping foot in a government building doesn’t typically come with a parental warning.
The Extremist Supply Company offers belt buckles and “street” Bibles at the corner of Ionia and Newberry.
The final round of public voting ends at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.
Whether it’s a stroll along the Grand River or into the heart of downtown, some entries are absolutely transformed when the sun goes down and the lights come on.
Meet the 15 Michiganders who are among 38 artists in the running for ArtPrize’s $500,000 worth of top prizes this year.
The venue’s location was not included in some marketing material at the beginning of public art competition.