Law Firms Try to Shake Up Old Image with New, Bold Art Made Specially for Them


McDermott’s Washington office was cited as an example of how major law firms increasingly commission artists to create tailor-made pieces that reflect firm architecture and aesthetics. For its newly designed Capitol Hill location, McDermott commissioned a series of 17 lithographs by New York City-based artist Peter Coffin and a 20-foot LED lightbox by Spencer Finch, the Brooklyn-based artist who was later selected to offer the only artwork commissioned for the National September 11 Memorial Museum. Read the full article