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Ai Weiwei: Forever

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is to unveil a large-scale artwork outside the Gherkin in the City of London, as part of a festival celebrating the area's architectural landmarks.

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Marc Quinn: Frozen Waves, Broken Sublimes


Sanctum: Theaster Gates


Art in Bearpit Part 2 More news

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The football pitch and flag at Bakkeland, created as part of the Sit Down! project in Mimersgade, Copenhagen 2006. Photo: Kaare Smith.

Sit Down! Mimersgade, Copenhagen

Sit Down! was a public art project which took place in 2006 in a multicultural working-class district of Copenhagen undergoing extensive neighbourhood renewal. The project included six temporary artist interventions.

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Mur Island


Norden Farm Centre for Arts


Warwick Bar Soundwalk More case studies


Shadowgraph, Steve Gumbley. The Slow Art Trail, Bolton Abbey/North Yorkshire. Photo: Chrysalis Arts Projects

Public art research

Research papers and reports on all aspects of public art from audiences to impact, covering projects in the UK and further afield.

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