Sunday, September 9, 2012

Public Art



"Alberto Aquilar, Proposal for Working Class Uprise"



"Barbara Koenen, Proposal for Lucky Drinking Bird"



"Proposal for a crater to be formed at a site directly adjacent to Soldier Field by the deployment of a precision guided cruise missile. The surface of the resultant missile impact crater is then covered in bronze and polished"



"Shane Huffman, Proposal for an eighty foot tall fiberglass wave to commerorate the 1890 diurnal tidal wave on Lake Michigan and the 1954 seiche"


These are imaginary public art proposal submitted for a contest in Chicago. The contest was a discussion as to whether public art should be meaningful, entertaining, or challenging. And there's more.

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