This two-part series asks tough questions and searches for historical context for recent controversies over public art.
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Despite some ambivalence in carrying out its feminist goals, Living Walls incites community through controversy.
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A dancer is not a racehorse, but the two career paths can have discomforting parallels. After many hours, months, and years spent in strenuous training, both perform for relatively brief periods in the light of public admiration. Both earn accolades for excellence; injuries take them out of sight to some depressing pasture we never have [...]