Sharing American art in embassies

Greene Street Mural, 1983, by Roy Lichtenstein (© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Photo courtesy of Gagosian Gallery)

The idea of Art in Embassies, is to feature works of art “that in some way, particular to that artist, are emblematic of what America is like.” – Robert Storr, Chairman of FAPE’s Professional Fine Arts Committee and Dean of the Yale School of Art.

Art in Embassies, started nearly 60 years ago, remains a popular U.S. program today.  Through it, works by well-known American artists have been permanently installed in U.S. Embassies, and art exhibitions have toured the world. American artists have collaborated with local artists in many other countries to create new works that are displayed in U.S. embassies and consulates. … more | skopje-publication-2016