Caller grudges Gron

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.

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