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Index Public art

Public art is art in any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all. [1]

184 relations: Adbusters, Africa Centre, Agnes Denes, Alfie Dennen, Alfredo Jaar, Amsterdam University Press, Andy Goldsworthy, Antony Gormley, Apollo Pavilion, Architectural sculpture, Architecture, Archives of American Art, Art, Art and architecture integration policy, ART/MEDIA, ArtNexus, Association for Public Art, Auguste and Louis Lumière, Australia, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Banksy, Baruch Spinoza, Biennale, Big Art Mob, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, Brett Bailey, Buenos Aires, Busan, Cameroon, Canberra, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Caseros Prison Demolition Project – 16 Tons, Censorship, Channel 4, China, Chinati Foundation, Chris van Uffelen, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Claes Oldenburg, Community arts, Creative Time, Cultural Revolution, Culture jamming, Daan Roosegaarde, Dance, Daniel Buren, Daniel Libeskind, Detroit, Distress signal, Donald Judd, ..., Doris Salcedo, Doual'art, Douala, Douglas Crimp, Eindhoven, Environmental sculpture, Esther Shalev-Gerz, Félix González-Torres, Foley Square, François Hers, Gar Waterman, Genoa, Georges Bataille, Georges Méliès, Gilles Deleuze, Gleisdreieck (Berlin U-Bahn), Gordon Matta-Clark, Graffiti, Great Depression, Guerrilla art, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Harald Szeemann, Heidelberg Project, Heritage Preservation, High Line, House (sculpture), Hydraulophone, Infecting the City, Installation art, Iwona Blazwick, James Turrell, Jane and Louise Wilson, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Jenny Holzer, Joan Miró, John Fekner, Joseph Beuys, Joseph Stalin, Keith Haring, Kinetic art, Korea, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Kunsthalle Bern, Land art, Landscaping, Leeds, List of art media, List of sculptors, Lock On (street art), Los Angeles, Manhattan, Mao Zedong, Mary Jane Jacob, Maurice Agis, Maya Lin, Münster, Melbourne, Michael Heizer, Michelangelo, Milton Keynes, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MIT Press, Montreal, Monument, Morse code, Mural, Murals in Northern Ireland, New Deal, New Haven, Connecticut, New towns in the United Kingdom, New York City, New York City Subway, Noguchi Museum, Pablo Picasso, Participatory art, Percent for Art, Peter Eisenman, Peterlee, Pierre Granche, Plop art, Propaganda, Public art, Public Art Fund, Public Delivery, Public domain (land), Public space, Quebec, Queens, Rachel Whiteread, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Relational art, Richard Long (artist), Richard Serra, Robert Filliou, Robert Smithson, Rock balancing, Rosalind E. Krauss, Routledge, Save Outdoor Sculpture!, Sculpture, Sculpture trail, Senegal, Seth Wulsin, Site-specific art, Skulptur Projekte Münster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, SOS, South Africa, Soviet Union, Statue, Street art, Street installation, Street theatre, Sustainability, Sustainable art, Sustainable development, Suzanne Lacy, Talking statues of Rome, Taylor & Francis, Thomas Hirschhorn, Tilted Arc, Toronto, Totalitarianism, Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Traffic Light Tree, Trompe-l'œil, United Kingdom, United Nations, University of California Press, Victor Pasmore, Video installation, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Wolf Vostell. Expand index (134 more) »


The Adbusters Media Foundation is a Canadian-based not-for-profit, pro-environment organization founded in 1989 by Kalle Lasn and Bill Schmalz in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Africa Centre

The Africa Centre, in Cape Town, South Africa, is structured as a not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to provide a platform for Pan-African arts and cultural practice to function as a catalyst for social change.

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Agnes Denes

Agnes Denes (Dénes Ágnes; Budapest, 1931) is a Hungarian-born American conceptual artist based in New York.

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Alfie Dennen

Alfie Dennen is a British creative technologist, Artist, and founder of several prominent websites dedicated to mobile blogging.

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Alfredo Jaar

Alfredo Jaar (born 1956) is a Chilean-born artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives in New York City.

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Amsterdam University Press

Amsterdam University Press (AUP) is a university press that was founded in 1992 by the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

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Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy (born 26 July 1956) is a British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist producing site-specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings.

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Antony Gormley

Sir Antony Mark David Gormley, (born 30 August 1950) is a British sculptor.

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Apollo Pavilion

The Apollo Pavilion, also known as the Pasmore Pavilion, is a piece of public art in the new town of Peterlee in County Durham in the North East of England, designed by British artist and architect Victor Pasmore.

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Architectural sculpture

Architectural sculpture is the use of sculptural techniques by an architect and/or sculptor in the design of a building, bridge, mausoleum or other such project.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Archives of American Art

The Archives of American Art is the largest collection of primary resources documenting the history of the visual arts in the United States.

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Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.

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Art and architecture integration policy

Art and Architecture Integration Policy (Politique d'intégration des arts à l'architecture) is a policy of the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications of reserving part of the budget for construction or expansion of a government building or public place to the commission or purchase of artwork for these places.

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ART/MEDIA was a social sculpture project in the form of series of socio-political public art events that took place in 1986 in Albuquerque and Santa Fe New Mexico.

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ArtNexus is the leading magazine to cover the contemporary art of Latin America.

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Association for Public Art

Established in 1872 in Philadelphia, the Association for Public Art (formerly Fairmount Park Art Association) is the United States' first private, nonprofit public art organization dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning.

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Auguste and Louis Lumière

The Lumière brothers, Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas; 19 October 1862 – 10 April 1954) and Louis Jean; 5 October 1864 – 7 June 1948), were among the first filmmakers in history. They patented an improved cinematograph, which in contrast to Thomas Edison's "peepshow" kinetoscope allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple parties.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (also known simply as Baltic, stylised as BALTIC) is a centre for contemporary art located on the south bank of the River Tyne alongside the Gateshead Millennium Bridge in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England.

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Banksy is an anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director.

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Baruch Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza (born Benedito de Espinosa,; 24 November 1632 – 21 February 1677, later Benedict de Spinoza) was a Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin.

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Biennale, Italian for "biennial" or "every other year", is any event that happens every two years.

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Big Art Mob

The Big Art Mob is a website founded in 2006 and re-launched in 2012 that provides a platform and toolset for documenting and mapping public art.

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Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Birrarung Marr is an inner-city park between the central business district in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and the Yarra River.

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Brett Bailey

Brett Bailey (born 1967) is a playwright, artist, designer, play director, festival curator and the artistic director of the group Third World Bun Fight.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.

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Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (born December 2, 1957, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, US) is an American writer, art historian and curator.

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Caseros Prison Demolition Project – 16 Tons

The Caseros Prison Demolition Project — 80,000 Tons, which contains 16 Tons and Aparecidos is the work of artist Seth Wulsin.

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Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation/La Fundación Chinati is a contemporary art museum located in Marfa, Texas and based upon the ideas of its founder, artist Donald Judd.

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Chris van Uffelen

Christian van Uffelen (born 19 December 1966, Offenbach am Main) is a Dutch-German author and art historian, active in Stuttgart.

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude are a married couple who created environmental works of art.

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Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg (born January 28, 1929) is an American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring large replicas of everyday objects.

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Community arts

Community arts, also sometimes known as "dialogical art", "community-engaged" or "community-based art," refers to artistic activity based in a community setting.

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Creative Time

Creative Time is a New York-based nonprofit arts organization.

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Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.

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Culture jamming

Culture jamming (sometimes guerrilla communication) is a tactic used by many anti-consumerist social movements"Investigating the Anti-consumerism Movement in North America: The Case of Adbusters';" Binay, Ayse; (2005); dissertation, University of Texas to disrupt or subvert media culture and its mainstream cultural institutions, including corporate advertising.

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Daan Roosegaarde

Daan Roosegaarde (born 1979) is a Dutch artist and founder of Studio Roosegaarde, which develops projects that merge technology and art in urban environments.

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Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement.

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Daniel Buren

Daniel Buren (born 25 March 1938) is a French conceptual artist.

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Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind (born May 12, 1946) is a Polish-American architect, artist, professor and set designer.

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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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Distress signal

A distress signal or distress call is an internationally recognized means for obtaining help.

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Donald Judd

Donald Judd (June 3, 1928February 12, 1994) was an American artist associated with minimalism (a term he nonetheless stridently disavowed).

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Doris Salcedo

Doris Salcedo (born 1958) is a Colombian-born sculptor who lives and works in Bogotá.

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doual'art is a non profit cultural organisation and art centre founded in 1991 in Douala, Cameroon and focussed on new urban practices of African cities.

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Douala (Duala) is the largest city in Cameroon and its economic capital.

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Douglas Crimp

Douglas Crimp (born 1944) is an American writer, curator, and art historian.

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Eindhoven is a municipality and city in the south of the Netherlands, originally at the confluence of the Dommel and Gender streams.

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Environmental sculpture

Environmental sculpture is sculpture that creates or alters the environment for the viewer, as opposed to presenting itself figurally or monumentally before the viewer.

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Esther Shalev-Gerz

Esther Shalev-Gerz (born Gilinsky) is a contemporary artist.

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Félix González-Torres

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (November 26, 1957 – January 9, 1996) was a Cuban-born American visual artist.

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Foley Square

Foley Square is a street intersection and green space in the Civic Center neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City and – by extension – the surrounding area, which is dominated by civic buildings.

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François Hers

François Hers (born in 1943 in Uccle, Brussels) is a Belgian photographer and artist.

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Gar Waterman

Gar Waterman is a sculptor based in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.

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Georges Bataille

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, philosophy, anthropology, economics, sociology and history of art.

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Georges Méliès

Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès, known as Georges Méliès (8 December 1861 – 21 January 1938), was a French illusionist and film director who led many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

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Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze (18 January 1925 – 4 November 1995) was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his death in 1995, wrote on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art.

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Gleisdreieck (Berlin U-Bahn)

Gleisdreieck is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on a viaduct on the / and the lines in the Kreuzberg district.

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Gordon Matta-Clark

Gordon Matta-Clark (born Gordon Roberto Echaurren Matta; June 22, 1943 – August 27, 1978) was an American artist best known for his site-specific artworks he made in the 1970s.

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Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Guerrilla art

Guerrilla art is a street art movement that first emerged in the UK, but has since spread across the world and is now established in most countries that already had developed graffiti scenes.

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain.

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Harald Szeemann

Harald Szeemann (11 June 1933 – 18 February 2005) was a Swiss curator and artist and art historian.

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Heidelberg Project

The Heidelberg Project is an outdoor art project in Detroit, Michigan.

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Heritage Preservation

Heritage Preservation is an American non-profit organization founded in 1973.

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High Line

The High Line (also known as High Line Park) is a elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail.

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House (sculpture)

House was a temporary public sculpture by British artist Rachel Whiteread, completed in East London on 25 October 1993 and demolished eleven weeks later on 11 January 1994.

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A hydraulophone is a tonal acoustic musical instrument played by direct physical contact with water (sometimes other fluids) where sound is generated or affected hydraulically.

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Infecting the City

Held in Cape Town, South Africa Infecting the City is a public arts festival that is committed to making art freely available to everyone.

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Installation art

Installation art is an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that often are site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space.

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Iwona Blazwick

Iwona Maria Blazwick OBE (born 14 October 1955) is an art critic and lecturer, and has been Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London since 2001.

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James Turrell

James Turrell (born May 6, 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space.

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Jane and Louise Wilson

Jane Wilson and Louise Wilson (born 1967 in Newcastle upon Tyne) are British artists who work together as a sibling duo.

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Jean-Paul Riopelle

Jean-Paul Riopelle, (7 October 1923 – 12 March 2002) was a painter and sculptor from Quebec, Canada.

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Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer (born July 29, 1950, Gallipolis, Ohio) is an American neo-conceptual artist, based in Hoosick Falls, New York.

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró i Ferrà (20 April 1893 – 25 December 1983) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona.

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John Fekner

John Fekner (born 1950 in New York City) is an American innovative multidisciplinary artist who created hundreds of environmental and conceptual outdoor works consisting of stenciled words, symbols, dates and icons spray painted in New York, Sweden, Canada, England and Germany in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys (12 May 1921 – 23 January 1986) was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue.

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Joseph Stalin

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian nationality.

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Keith Haring

Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.

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Kinetic art

Kinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect.

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Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Krzysztof Wodiczko

Krzysztof Wodiczko (born April 16, 1943) is a Polish artist renowned for his large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monuments.

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Kunsthalle Bern

The Kunsthalle Bern is a Kunsthalle (art exposition hall) on the Helvetiaplatz in Bern, Switzerland.

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Land art

Land art, variously known as Earth art, environmental art, and Earthworks, is an art movement that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, largely associated with Great Britain and the United States,Art in the modern era: A guide to styles, schools, & movements.

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Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land, including.

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Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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List of art media

Art media is the material used by an artist, composer or designer to create a work of art.

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List of sculptors

This is a list of sculptors – notable people who are known for their three-dimensional artistic creations (this can include artists who use sound and light).

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Lock On (street art)

Lock On is a genre of street art, where artists create installations by attaching sculptures to public furniture using lengths of chain and old bike locks.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.

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Mary Jane Jacob

Mary Jane Jacob is an American curator, writer, and educator from Chicago, Illinois.

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Maurice Agis

Maurice Agis (7 December 1931 – 12 October 2009) was a British sculptor and artist whose Dreamspace projects have drawn the involvement and work of various schools and art institutions all over Britain.

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Maya Lin

Maya Ying Lin (born October 5, 1959) is an American designer, architect and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and land art.

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Münster (Low German: Mönster; Latin: Monasterium, from the Greek μοναστήριον monastērion, "monastery") is an independent city (Kreisfreie Stadt) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Michael Heizer

Michael Heizer (born 1944) is a contemporary artist specializing in large-scale and site-specific sculptures.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

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Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, locally abbreviated to MK, is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul

Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.

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MIT Press

The MIT Press is a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States).

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Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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A monument is a type of—usually three-dimensional—structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or event, or which has become relevant to a social group as a part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, due to its artistic, historical, political, technical or architectural importance.

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Morse code

Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.

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A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface.

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Murals in Northern Ireland

Murals in Northern Ireland have become symbols of Northern Ireland, depicting the region's past and present political and religious divisions.

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New Deal

The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in the United States 1933-36, in response to the Great Depression.

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New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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New towns in the United Kingdom

The new towns in the United Kingdom were planned under the powers of the New Towns Act 1946 and later acts to relocate populations in poor or bombed-out housing following the Second World War.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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Noguchi Museum

The Noguchi Museum, chartered as The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, was designed and created by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi.

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.

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Participatory art

Participatory art is an approach to making art in which the audience is engaged directly in the creative process, allowing them to become co-authors, editors, and observers of the work.

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Percent for Art

The term percent for art refers to a program, often a city ordinance, where a fee, usually some percentage of the project cost, is placed on large scale development projects in order to fund and install public art.

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Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman (born 1932) is an American architect.

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Peterlee is a small town built under the New Towns Act of 1946, in County Durham, England.

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Pierre Granche

Pierre Granche (March 14, 1948 – September 30, 1997) was a French-Canadian sculptor.

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Plop art

Plop art (or Plonk art) is a pejorative slang term for public art (usually large, abstract, modernist or contemporary sculpture) made for government or corporate plazas, spaces in front of office buildings, skyscraper atriums, parks, and other public venues.

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Propaganda is information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or perception, or using loaded language to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information that is presented.

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Public art

Public art is art in any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all.

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Public Art Fund

Public Art Fund is an independent, non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 by Doris C. Freedman.

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Public Delivery

Public Delivery is an organization for contemporary art, founded in Seoul, South Korea in 2011.

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Public domain (land)

Public domain land is land that cannot be sold because it legally belongs to the citizenry.

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Public space

A public space is a place that is generally open and accessible to people.

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Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread, CBE (born 20 April 1963) is an English artist who primarily produces sculptures, which typically take the form of casts.

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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (born 1967 in Mexico City) is a Mexican-Canadian electronic artist who works with ideas from architecture, technological theater and performance.

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Relational art

Relational art or relational aesthetics is a mode or tendency in fine art practice originally observed and highlighted by French art critic Nicolas Bourriaud.

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Richard Long (artist)

Sir Richard Julian Long, (born 2 June 1945) is an English sculptor and one of the best known British land artists.

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Richard Serra

Richard Serra (born November 2, 1938) is an American minimalist sculptor and video artist known for working with large-scale assemblies of sheet metal.

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Robert Filliou

Robert Filliou (17 January 1926 – 2 December 1987) was a French artist associated with Fluxus, who produced works as a filmmaker, "action poet," sculptor, and happenings maestro.

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Robert Smithson

Robert Smithson (January 2, 1938 – July 20, 1973) was an American artist who used photography in relation to sculpture and land art.

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Rock balancing

Rock balancing or stone balancing (stone or rock stacking) is an art, discipline, or hobby in which rocks are naturally balanced on top of one another in various positions without the use of adhesives, wires, supports, rings or any other contraptions which would help maintain the construction's balance.

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Rosalind E. Krauss

Rosalind Epstein Krauss (born November 30, 1941) is an American art critic, art theorist and a professor at Columbia University in New York City.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Save Outdoor Sculpture!

Save Outdoor Sculpture! (SOS!) is a community-based effort to identify, document, and conserve outdoor sculpture in the United States.

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Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.

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Sculpture trail

A sculpture trail - also known as "a culture walk" or "art trail" - is a walkway through open-air galleries of outdoor sculptures along a defined route with sequenced viewings encountered from planned preview and principal sight lines.

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Senegal (Sénégal), officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa.

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Seth Wulsin

Seth Wulsin (born in Spring Valley, NY) is an artist working primarily with space and light through large-scale, site-specific, ephemeral sculpture and drawing.

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Site-specific art

Site-specific art is artwork created to exist in a certain place.

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Skulptur Projekte Münster

Skulptur Projekte Münster (English: Sculpture Projects Münster) is an exhibition of sculptures in public places in the town of Münster (Germany).

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (commonly known as SAAM, and formerly the National Museum of American Art) is a museum in Washington, D.C., part of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

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is the International Morse code distress signal; the bar over it indicates to omit the normal gaps between the letters.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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A statue is a sculpture, representing one or more people or animals (including abstract concepts allegorically represented as people or animals), free-standing (as opposed to a relief) and normally full-length (as opposed to a bust) and at least close to life-size, or larger.

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Street art

Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues.

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Street installation

Street installations are a form of street art.

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Street theatre

Street theatre is a form of theatrical performance and presentation in outdoor public spaces without a specific paying audience.

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Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.

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Sustainable art

The expression sustainable art has been promoted recently as an art term that can be distinguished from environmental art that is in harmony with the key principles of sustainability, which include ecology, social justice, non-violence and grassroots democracy.

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Sustainable development

Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while at the same time sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depend.

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Suzanne Lacy

Suzanne Lacy (born 1945) is an American artist, educator, and writer, professor at the USC Roski School of Art and Design.

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Talking statues of Rome

The talking statues of Rome (statue parlanti di Roma) or the Congregation of Wits (Congrega degli arguti) provided an outlet for a form of anonymous political expression in Rome.

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Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.

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Thomas Hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn (born 16 May 1957 in Bern) is a Swiss artist.

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Tilted Arc

Tilted Arc was a controversial public art installation by Richard Serra, displayed in Foley Federal Plaza in Manhattan from 1981 to 1989.

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Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Benito Mussolini Totalitarianism is a political concept where the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to control every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible.

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Town and Country Planning Act 1990

The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is an act of the United Kingdom Parliament regulating the development of land in England and Wales.

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Traffic Light Tree

Traffic Light Tree is a public sculpture in Poplar, London, England, created by the French sculptor Pierre Vivant following a competition run by the Public Art Commissions Agency.

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Trompe-l'œil (French for "deceive the eye", pronounced) is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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University of California Press

University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.

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Victor Pasmore

Edwin John Victor Pasmore, CH, CBE (3 December 190823 January 1998) was a British artist and architect.

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Video installation

Video installation is a contemporary art form that combines video technology with installation art, making use of all aspects of the surrounding environment to affect the audience.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a 2-acre (8,000 m²) U.S. national memorial in Washington D.C. It honors service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (missing in action, MIA) during the war.

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Wolf Vostell

Wolf Vostell (14 October 1932 – 3 April 1998) was a German painter and sculptor, considered one of the early adopters of video art and installation art and pioneer of Happening and Fluxus.

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