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There’s So Much Giant Single-Word Public Artwork in New York City

by Michael Anthony Farley on April 20, 2016
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Next month, Public Art Fund is installing a giant text piece by Martin Creed in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This will be one of three text-based sculptures in the area when it opens. What is up with New York’s love of big, single words?

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Found! A Tom Otterness Sculpture in a Suburban Mall

by Corinna Kirsch on June 18, 2015
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I found some weird-ass public art in The Woodlands.

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This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Strange Monuments

by The AFC Staff on April 21, 2015
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A laundry list of things happening this week: an outdoor exhibition about nature-kind-of waves goodbye to the ever-receding sublime, a building sorely in need of repair becomes its own cut-up colossus, artworks act like love letters to monuments, and people celebrate places made significant by other people. Last, but certainly not least: Giant. Dollhouse.

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AFC Guide to Public Art: When an 800-Person Band Ruled Brooklyn

by Corinna Kirsch on January 30, 2015
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Brooklyn the Unknowable—never a better way to describe the motley borough. With that in mind, I wondered why Prospect Park has a bust of Mozart.

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