A curiously double-edged piece in yesterday’s Corpus Christi Caller outlines the city’s unusually active public art program, the second oldest in Texas, while continually emphasizing its cost relative to today’s tight budgets. Corpus has had a 1.25% for art set-aside in city construction projects since 1985. The eyebrow-raising article was occasioned by the upcoming installation of a $26,000 sculpture by local artist Jack Gron outside the downtown police station.
also by Bill Davenport
- DMA Crane Flip Video - April 26th, 2015
- Helmreich New Dean of Fine Arts at TCU - April 25th, 2015
- Two Cents for Houston's New Cultural Plan - April 25th, 2015
- New Art Lands in the Woodlands - April 24th, 2015
- Bob Wade Revamps First Public Sculpture - in Waco! - April 19th, 2015