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Online voters chose dozens of artworks for display on billboards, signs this summer around US

This image provided by the Art Institute of Chicago shows Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks.” The iconic painting is one of 58 works of art chosen by the public to appear on billboards and signs in cities across the U.S. later this summer. The works, which range from a John Singer Sargent portrait of a child to Andy Warhol’s painting of a Campbell’s Soup can, will begin appearing Aug. 4 in as many as 50,000 displays in all 50 states as part of the “Art Everywhere” initiative organized by five U.S. museums. (AP Photo/Art Institute of Chicago)

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This image provided by the Art Institute of Chicago shows Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks.” The iconic painting is one of 58 works of art chosen by the public to appear on billboards and signs in cities across the U.S. later this summer. The works, which range from a John Singer Sargent portrait of a child to Andy Warhol’s painting of a Campbell’s Soup can, will begin appearing Aug. 4 in as many as 50,000 displays in all 50 states as part of the “Art Everywhere” initiative organized by five U.S. museums. (AP Photo/Art Institute of Chicago)

DALLAS - Online voters have chosen dozens of works of art to appear on billboards and signs in cities across the U.S. later this summer.

The 58 works picked in online voting were announced Friday. The works will begin appearing Aug. 4 in as many as 50,000 displays in all 50 states as part of the "Art Everywhere" initiative organized by five U.S. museums.

The works range from a John Singer Sargent portrait of a child to Andy Warhol's painting of a Campbell's Soup can. Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks" showing three customers at late-night diner got the most votes.

Art Institute of Chicago, Dallas Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York organized the initiative.

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Online:

http://www.arteverywhereus.org

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