Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art
Bay Press, 1995 - Art - 293 pages
Literary Nonfiction. Art History, Theory & Criticism. "In this wonderfully bold and speculative anthology of writings, artists and critics offer a highly persuasive set of argument and pleas for imaginative, socially responsible, and socially responsive public art.... This book will prove as valuable to art and cultural historians and critics as it will be to public policy makers, students and a diverse public audience"—Moira Roth, Mills College. "Energized by ideas and experiences in performance art, community art, installation, social history, and urban planning, artists are creating and invigorating new public art that imbues daily life with meaning and significance"—Richard Andrews, University of Washington.
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For several decades now, art has been leaving museum halls in search of a more vital interactive context. Some feel that this search represents a broad shift in perspective whose time has come. This ... Read full review