Where public art really fails is not where there is negative publicity but rather where there is indifference. Toby Dennett, Director, Sculptors' Society of Ireland

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Marc Quinn: Frozen Waves, Broken Sublimes

Five monumental sculptures by Marc Quinn will be presented in Somerset House’s historic Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court this September and October. Forming two bodies of work entitled Frozen Wave and Broken Sublime (2015), the sculptures originate from the remnants of shells. This installation is the first time the works will be presented outdoors and the sculptures will be amidst the courtyard’s fountains, underlining the works’ connection to water.

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I'm Laughing at Clouds: Michael A Pinsky


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Emerald Laser Lawn, Dan Corson, 2007 Huzienga Plaza, Broward County, Florida, USA. Green lasers at low level playing out patterns across the lawn. Photo: Dan Corson.

Broward Lighting Project

Broward Lighting Project was an art commission in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, comprising two related light–artworks by the Seattle-based artist Dan Corson. The artist overcame a number of difficulties to make the project successful.

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River Parrett Trail




Surrey Hills Landscape Assessment More case studies


shillyshallyfence by Walter Jack (2006) at Frome Children's Centre.  Photo: Walter Jack.

Funding: Sources for Public Art

This section offers listings of a wide variety of sources of funding for public art, with contact details. The information is regularly checked and updated.

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How artists can work with design teams on capital projects: An Arts Consultant's Perspective


Positive Places, Look Ahead Housing and Care, Public Art Programme

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