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Public art


How Public Art Challenges Public Space | Vardit Gross | TEDxWhiteCity


Public Art Trip: New York City | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios


With muralism, Mexico’s rich tradition of public art extends well beyond its borders


How To Look at Public Art: A Six-Year-Old Explains


The secret to creating better public art | Umbereen Inayet | TEDxToronto

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. Public art is significant within the art world, amongst curators, commissioning bodies and practitioners of public art, to whom it signifies a working practice of site specificity, community involvement and collaboration. Public art may include any art which is exhibited in a public space including publicly accessible buildings, but often it is not that simple. Rather, the relationship between the content and audience, what the art is saying and to whom, is just as important if not more important than its physical location.
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    • Characteristics of public art 

    • Forms of public art 

    • History of public art 

    • Controversies 

    • Online documentation 

    • Bibliography