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Lynne Baer

LYNNE BAER is an independent Public Art Advisor.

Bay Watch: Public Art

I have worked in the public art sphere since the early 1990s and have observed many changes in the public discourse and perception of art’s role in the community. Public art is complex––it can reflect the culture and/or history of the community where it is located, make a political statement, or simply be decorative. As political and social climates change over time, works may take on new meanings as exemplified by the debates concerning Civil War monuments and their place in public spaces. 


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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