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Save the date - October 22-23

Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Desert Museum in Joshua Tree will be a showcased participant in the 15th annual Hwy 62 Art Tour (studio #74). The open studios Art Tour is sponsored by the Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council. Visitors create their own self-guided tour using the Council's printed catalog to map their way through the open studios. Visit the High Desert at one of the most beautiful times of year. Take one of our new self-guided tour brochures and see the best of the Noah Purifoy Desert Museum.

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Motherboard takes a photo tour of Noah Purifoy's desert museum

Naolmi Melati Bishop and photographer Aaron Purket take a photo tour of Purifoy's Outdoor Museum with a special focus on the "Junk Dada" electronic waste in the desert environment. Bishop  describes Purifoy's work in the high desert terrain - one of striking contrasts and inclement weather: summer days soar above one-hundred-degrees, and winter nights plunge to below freezing.

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The Creators Project spotlights Noah Purifoy and the evolution of his outdoor museum

The Creators Project Antwaun Sargent speaks with Noah Purifoy Foundation trustee Yael Lipshutz about how Purifoy's art practice has impacted both assemblage sculpture and land art. She shares the view of how pivotal his work is in the development of post-war sculpture and how it is yet to be fully recognized.

 

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KCET's Artbound: Art and Protest features the desert assemblage sculptures of Noah Purifoy

Artbound explores art created amidst social upheaval, including the desert assemblage sculptures of Noah Purifoy, whose practice was radically transformed by the Watts rebellion; the work of conceptual artists Andrea Bowers and Noe Gaytan, which addresses the struggle for wage equity and unionization; Michael Maltzan's Star Apartments, a unique approach to addressing homelessness in downtown Los Angeles; and the cross-border muralism of artist El Mac.

 

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