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Designing the World's Best: Public ArtSKU:9781864700824 Supplier: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Author: Garrison Roots
Format: Hardback | 192 pages
Dimensions: 229.6 x 305.3 x 21.3mm | 1,306.36g
Publication: 17 Jul 2006
This book explores the collaboration between artist and client in relation to featuring art in a public space. It includes written descriptions and approximately 200 illustrations which identify artists, architects, artworks and their settings. The content focuses on the level of collaboration between artists, architects and the public with attention to the impact their projects have on the communities where they were installed. Public art is unique because it requires sveral groups, often with different interests to work collaboratively in seeking inventive design solutions. The materiao has been compiled by the internationally renowned public artist and academic professor Garrison Roots. Each artist and contributing program has been selected for excellence and the quality of its general review.