In Washington, a Truly Underground Arts Scene

By AVANTIKA CHILKOTI August 10, 2017 WASHINGTON — Roaming the streets of the Dupont Circle neighborhood about 20 years ago, Julian Hunt spotted a grimy staircase leading down from the pavement to a boarded-up door. He spent many hours on the phone and...

A Border Fence Blurred Through Art

The towns of Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico, have a deep economic and cultural bond. An art installation on both sides of the border wall let residents imagine — if only for an evening — that there was no barrier between them.

<div>In Atlanta, Murals as Art, and as Zoning Law Test Cases</div>

Atlanta is filled with murals, but an ordinance regulating them prompted a federal lawsuit. It is a dispute of art and municipal zoning that turns on constitutional principles.