Art in a Van, Manby Jen Graves, May 1, 2013

Artists are always trying to get somebody to consider what they've made, even just for asecond. (Have you listened to the second act of this episode of This American Life? You must.)

"Can I interest you in some free art today?" That's the refrain of the five Seattle photographers stationed outside an aquamarine 1977 VW bus next to Cal Anderson Park this afternoon. Earlier they were at Pike Place Market, but they were asked to relocate by complaining vendors. No problem.Jennifer Schwartz packed up the bus and came up the hill to find another high-foot-traffic area. Seattle is one of 10 cities she's visiting on her Crusade for Art, "a passion project," she calls it. (read more here)