Art Production Fund

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Art Production Fund
Founded2000; 21 years ago (2000)
FounderYvonne Force Villareal
Doreen Remen
PurposeCommissioning and producing public art projects
Key people
Casey Fremont
Kathleen Lynch

Art Production Fund (APF) is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code that presents public art throughout the United States.[1] It was founded in 2000 by Yvonne Force Villareal and Doreen Remen.[2][3][4] As of 2020, it is directed by Casey Fremont.[5]

Select public projects[edit]

  • Elmgreen & Dragset, “Prada Marfa,” Valentine, TX, 2005-ongoing[6]
  • Rudolf Stingel, "Plan B," Grand Central Station, NYC, 2004[7]
  • Tim Noble & Sue Webster, "Electric Fountain," Rockefeller Center, NYC, 2008[8]
  • David Brooks, Josephine Meckseper, Kiki Smith, "The Last Lot," NYC, 2011-2012[9][10][11]
  • FriendsWithYou, "Light Cave," NYC, 2014[12]
  • Ugo Rondinone, “Seven Magic Mountains,” Las Vegas, 2016-ongoing[13]
  • Jeff Koons, “Seated Ballerina,” Rockefeller Center, NYC, 2017[14]
  • Zoe Buckman, “CHAMP,” LA, 2018-ongoing[15]
  • Raul de Nieves, “When I Look In To Your Eyes I See the Sun,” Miami, 2018-2019[16]
  • Lucy Sparrow, “Lucy’s Delicatessen on 6th,” Rockefeller Center, NYC, 2019[17]
  • Nancy Baker Cahill, “Liberty Bell”, Selma, AL; Charleston, SC; Washington D.C.; Philadelphia, PA; Rockaway, NY; Boston, MA, 2020[18]


  1. ^ Vogel, Carol. (2008-11-06) Inside Art - Philippe de Montebello Joins WNET’s ‘SundayArts’. Retrieved on 2009-02-04.
  2. ^ PERFORMA05: ART PRODUCTION FUND Archived October 6, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2009-02-04.
  3. ^ "Art Production Fund Information". Art Production Fund. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  4. ^ Vogel, Carol. (2008-02-21) Electric Fountain - Art - New York Times. Retrieved on 2009-02-04.
  5. ^ Colman, David. "An Art World Player With a Warhol Pedigree". The New York Times.
  6. ^ Wilson, Eric. "Little Prada in the Desert". The New York Times.
  7. ^ Yablonsky, Linda. "ART; The Carpet That Ate Grand Central". The New York Times.
  8. ^ Vogel, Carol. "3 Coins Might Short Out This Fountain". The New York Times.
  9. ^ Vogel, Carol. "Museum of Modern Art Reunites Rivera Murals". The New York Times.
  10. ^ Allison, Chelsea. "Uncommon Ground: Josephine Meckseper's New Installation Takes Shape in Times Square". VOGUE.
  11. ^ Vogel, Carol. "MoMA Plans a 'Garage Sale' for Its Atrium". The New York Times.
  12. ^ Munro, Cait. "FriendsWithYou Builds a Psychedelic Cave in the Meatpacking District". Artnet News.
  13. ^ Kennedy, Randy. "Building an Artist's 'Magic Mountains' to Draw Visitors to the Desert". The New York Times.
  14. ^ "Jeff Koons introduces his new 30 Rock sculpture 'Seated Ballerina'". The Today Show.
  15. ^ Sheets, Hilarie M. "In Hollywood, Another Sign of Women Punching Back". The New York Times.
  16. ^ Colman, David. "All the Pretty Horses! A Carousel at Art Basel". The New York Times.
  17. ^ Cascone, Sarah. "See the Adorable New Grocery Store in Rockefeller Center, Where Everything Is Art—and It's All on Sale for as Little as $5". Artnet News.
  18. ^ Colman, David. "'Liberty Bell' Tolls for Sites Where History is Alive and Kicking". The New York Times.

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