Public Art in Australia
Vol 18 no 2, 1998
The last issue looking at public art was in 1989. Since then the act of putting an artwork into the public arena has become a theatre of conflict, misunderstanding and mismatch of expectations of the parties involved. Issues of community consultation, funding, location, relevance, corporate policy, government involvement are addressed.
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Five Hundred Sculptors in Melbourne!Author: Mr Ken Scarlett, feature
Whether Melbourne can support 500 or more sculptors is yet to be proven, but the talent is there and architects, developers and city councils seem to be much more receptive to the concept of public art.
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Articles in this issue
- Book review: Public Art Practical Guidelines
- Feature: A Moment of Reflection
- Feature: Against the
- Feature: An Artist Speaks Out
- Feature: Bridging Art and Ecology
- Feature: City Provoked: These Questions and More....
- Feature: Commissioning Public Art: A Consultant Speaks
- Feature: Entrepreneurs and Public Art: Private Sponsorship for Public Art Begins to Bloom in WA
- Feature: Fire Rituals for Multicultural Times
- Feature: Five Hundred Sculptors in Melbourne!
- Feature: For Arts Sake a Fair Go
- Feature: Getting up to Speed in Queensland: The Learning Curve Levels Off
- Feature: Good or Bad Idea: The Community as Public Art Practitioner
- Feature: How the 'Art in Public Places' Debate Shackles Creative Genius
- Feature: Local Government and Public Art
- Feature: Marking the 2000 Moment: Sydney Pulls Out the Stops
- Feature: Need an Artist? Call ArtSource
- Feature: Not Fence Sitting: The Art on Line Project
- Feature: Percent for Art in the West
- Feature: Politics/Poetics: Reflections Documenta
- Feature: Public Art at the Canberra Museum and Gallery
- Feature: Public Art can Kill
- Feature: Public Art in Sydney - Olympian Heights or More of the Same?
- Feature: Putting Art in the Landscape
- Feature: Shelf life, Use by Date and Other Related Issues
- Feature: Specific Times and Particular Places: Recent Public Art in Tasmania
- Feature: The Enduring Moment
- Feature: The Public Interest: Is There Any?
- Feature: The SCIP Project: The Making of Memories in Amnesia Land
- Feature: The Vision not so Splendid
- Feature: What do THEY make of it?
- Review: 1998 Adelaide Festival Visual Arts Program
- Review: All this and Heaven too
- Review: Artists' Week... Walk that Walk
- Review: Coming Round the Mountain: Excursive Sight
- Review: Contemporary Art in Asia: Traditions/Tensions
- Review: Pillow Songs: Poonkhin Khut
- Review: Visual Arts Program: Festival of Perth
- Video review: Video