Manifest Destiny Installation at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert – Apr. 1, 2015

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Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden hosted a reception for the museum’s Palm Desert Founders, friends and LAND guests to launch a temporary installation by Zoe Crosher in collaboration with LAND’s The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Chapter 9 installation.  Zoe Crosher’s entropic floral wall – Expanded LA-LIKE: The Actual Shangri-LA’d Disappearing Wall was installed in the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden and will be on view through May 1. Scott Benzel, a visual artist and composer attended and played excerpts from Desert Center (Composition I-10, Mvmt IV: Dusk), a sound composition designed to respond to the traffic patterns and harmonics of the I-10 freeway that was commissioned by the museum in relation to Zoe Crosher’s installation.  Mr. Benzel later performed that week with a string quartet for the museums 1st Friday at The Galen.  This event also launched The Los Angeles Nomadic Division’s (LAND) cross-country billboard art program Chapter 9 installation of Zoe Crosher’s work on 10 billboards installed along I-10 from Beaumont to Coachella.  The event and art installation was sponsored by Donna MacMillan, Harold Matzner, David Austin, Deborah Page, Eventscape, and the LEF Foundation.

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
72567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Photography by Pat Krause

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