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Title New land marks : public art, community, and the meaning of place / Fairmount Park Art Association ; edited by Penny Balkin Bach.

Imprint Washington, DC : Editions Ariel, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.7481 NEW    Available
Description 160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 28 cm.
Note "This book accompanies an exhibition presented at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, February 10-April 15, 2001, and has been published with the support of the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative, a program funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts and administered by the University of the Arts, Philadelphia; the William Penn Foundation; and the Fairmount Park Art Association."--Verso t.p.
"Initiated in 1996, 'New*Land*Marks: Public Art, Community, and the Meaning of Place' invited artists and community organizations to plan enduring public art projects that explore our most valuable urban resources: people, their history, and their hopes for the future."--Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative website.
Contents Defining the public context / Penny Balkin Bach -- Why public art is neccessary / Ellen Dissanayake -- The art of identity / Thomas Hine -- The object of process / Lucy R. Lippard -- Work in process : New Land Mark proposals / Charles Moleski and Robin Redmond, proposal descriptions -- The revitalization of Malcolm X Memorial Park / Martha Jackson-Jarvis and JoAnna Viudez -- Bright light trail / Zevilla Jackson Preston -- A century of labor / John Kindness -- Embodying Thoreau : dwelling, sitting, watching / Ed Levine -- May Street : a place of remembrance and honor -- The Vietnamese Monument to immigration / Darlene Nguyen-Ely -- Perseverance / Todd Noe -- I have a story to tell you / Pepón Osorio -- Manayunk stoops : heart and home / Diane Pieri and Vicki Scuri -- The glorietas of Fairhill Square : the completion of a neighborhood cosmos / Jaime Suárez -- Proposals for the Wissahickon / George Trakas -- Open-air library and Farmer's Market Plaza / Janet Zweig.
Subject New Land Marks (Program) -- Exhibitions.
Public art -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Bach, Penny Balkin.
New Land Marks (Program)
Fairmount Park Art Association.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative.
University of the Arts (Philadelphia, Pa.)
William Penn Foundation.
Added Title New landmarks
ISBN 0967914345 : $29.95

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