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Lesson Plans

public sculpture

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Pam Stephens (stephens)
Thu, 17 Apr 1997 12:21:22 CST6CDT

For a future issue of the newsletter published by the North
Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, I am
researching the topic of public sculpture. Controversy
frequently accompanies installation of public sculpture. I
would like to include within the article reference to issues
that have stemmed from sculpture being placed in public areas.

This is a request for your input. If you know of a controversy
arising from the installation of public sculpture in your area, please
share. I am looking for all sorts of issues whether they relate
to the actual object, funding of the artwork, the site of the
artwork, or anything surrounding the installation.

Please be as specific as possible in your response (title of
work, artist, location, or any reference documentation will be

If your "controversy" is used in the newsletter article, you will be listed
as a contributor.

Thanks for your help!

Pam Stephens


Pamela Geiger Stephens
Project Coordinator
North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts
P.O. Box 5098
University of North Texas 76203-0098
817-565-4867 fax