Tag Archives: Public Art

Public art, community, and what can we learn from Chicago?

November 30, 2015

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Public art is one of those ephemeral terms that can include many things from large-scale outdoor sculpture and murals, to street performance.  According to Mary Jane Jacob, public art done well can have very tangible benefits for local communities. In her presentation at an Auckland Conversation she raised a challenging question to our city: “What is […]

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Public Art – What is it Good For?

July 7, 2015

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Public Art has always been controversial. The global conversation on public art has shifted from traditional monuments to community-driven projects – from bold declarations to contextual artistry. Auckland city is under transformation and ripe to explore new directions for art in our public spaces. Join Metro editor Simon Wilson and Chicago based curator Mary Jane […]

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