Vol 2, #1
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Public Art Links - at Sheffield Hallam University [UK]
Buster Simpson's proposed
$500,000 foot is generating controversy in San Francisco.
But Is It Art?
Public Art on the Net
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"On the down side, there are an increasing number of works around the world which are little more than shop
fittings, bright appealing objects scattered around so called public spaces to amuse customers resting between bouts
of retail consumption."
--"PUBLIC SPACE" - an Internet discussion
"...artists are leaving their century old position at the edge of the
avant-garde for an open-eyed, responsible, collaborative role
within their culture. Funding is shifting towards art projects with
social service goals...."
--"End of the Line" ...How much is an artist today expected to be
a social worker?
New Listings ...
- "End of the Line" is . . .
A community-based artistic collaboration examining
historic and contemporary issues in Pittsburgh's
neighborhoods resulting in the creation of 5 digital
collages displayed on 20 PAT buses for the duration of
- ECOLOGICAL ART -
by Katherine Kormendi
One of the most interesting developments on the international
art scene today is the growth of Ecological Art.
- Public Art in Los Angeles
documents public art works, sculptural works, mosaics, and murals, in the downtown
area, the University of Southern California, and other places in the city.
Philadelphia Public Sculpture
200+ sculptures with 150+ pictures so far. Growing steadily.
- The Soros Center for Contemporary Arts-Prague is organizing an
exhibition "Artworks in Public Spaces" that is going to take place in
September 1997 on the territory of the Czech Republic, mainly in
Prague. They plan to present all the projects on the net,
including accompanying theoretical and art historical texts dealing
with the topic. To begin they have opened an internet discussion on the
theme "public space" and "art in public".
See: SCCA-Discussion on the theme "public space" - Katerina Pavlickova
[14 Mar 1997 Prague]
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