THE PUBLIC UTTERATON MACHINES
by Rebecca Hackemann
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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS KIND OF ART? WHO IS IT FOR?
HAVE YOU SEEN THE OBJECT IN THE IMAGE? IF SO, WHAT DO YOU THINK OF IT?
Jeff Koons, Split Rocker
Rockefeller Center, 2014
Commissioned by Gogosian Gallery
HAVE YOU SEEN THE OBJECTS LIKE THIS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE MORE OR LESS PUBLIC ART IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?
SHOULD PUBLIC ART PROVOKE DISCUSSION OR LOOK PRETTY?
WHO DO YOU THINK SHOULD DECIDE WHICH PUBLIC ART OBJECTS TO PUT ON DISPLAY AND WHERE TO PUT THEM?
SHOULD PUBLIC ART BE ON PUBLICLY OWNED LAND LIKE THIS SIDEWALK FOR EXAMPLE?
WHO DO YOU THINK PAYS FOR THE PUBLIC ARTWORK?
IN SOME COUNTRIES THE PUBLIC VOTES FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC ART PIECES ONLINE USING SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE WEB. WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE THIS HAPPEN IN NEW YORK?
do you have any other comments or ideas to share? these could be about youR neighborhood or what you think is needed.