Gallery: ARTLANTIC Transforms Disused Atlantic City Lots Into Public Ar...

Atlantic City is known primarily for being the gambling capital of the East Coast, but now thanks to a new redevelopment project, it may become a cultural center. The ARTLANTIC project began last November, and has already reclaimed an empty space sandwiched between casinos, transforming it into a lush public sculpture park to be enjoyed by residents and tourists alike. Headed by curator Lance Fung, the initiative will continue to rehabilitate disused areas around Atlantic City, infusing public art from leading artists like Kiki Smith and Peter Hutchinson, as well as green space, into the beachfront city.

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