To Theaster Gates, Art And Redevelopment Are One And The Same

“We were trained that it takes a long time for cities to change. So I felt like I could hack the system. In addition to taking on long-range developments that would take me 10 years to figure out, I could do small incremental projects that could be affordable and simple and that could have an impact immediately.”

Theaster Gates on balancing incremental with large scale neighborhood investments in Forbes.


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