“The Plot to Put Conceptual Art on Melrose Place. Yes, Really.”

“Twenty years ago, the conceptual artist Mel Chin cold-called the offices of Melrose Place, Aaron Spelling’s wildly popular prime-time soap opera, with a proposition. What if a task force of artists supplied free artworks and props for the show’s apartment-complex set, with coded cultural messages on pressing topics like reproductive rights, American foreign policy, alcoholism and sexual politics?” Read more here. (Thanks, Meow Mays!)

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