Bill Swislow: Roadside Art Environments
Recorded Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Join SCA board member, Bill Swislow, as we look at some of the country’s oddest roadside attractions, the ones so eccentric that calling them works of art is the only way to do them justice. These places of intense creativity, whether a sculpture-filled yard or an immersive environment where every foot of space is covered with art, are most often the work of individuals who create solely for the sake of their own pleasure or obsession. But some of these environments also have a commercial or other public dimension, even if it only evolved after tourists started stopping to gawk. We’ll explore the most interesting of these sites and their creators.