FRONT International's Cleveland Triennial focuses on modern art, but it will paint the town with some nostalgia, too
Mar. 19, 2018
CityLab.com helps you get excited for the upcoming FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art with this story about an aspect of the event that examines Cleveland's past.
The website notes that in 1973, in an effort to combat blight, Cleveland created something called the "City Canvases" program in which "a dozen murals by local artists appeared on the blank exteriors of downtown buildings."
Since then, as you might expect, most of that work has been painted over or razed.