Last week’s post about art in public shows that it’s important to have a discussion on this topic.
On behalf of the Council on Art in Public Spaces (Kior)
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On behalf of Council on Art in Public Space (CURE), I hope that there is an understanding through all the publications in the media about “Sea of War” that the Council is an advisory body to the municipality of Bergen. Our only concern is to consider the works that come to our table, simply as a guarantee that our urban space will be decorated with high quality.
Controversy over the ‘Sailor of War’ statue
its just It is unfortunate that in this case, a named artist is very exposed in the media image. This could have been avoided if the guidelines for art in public spaces had been followed.
It is given a The impression that the sculpture was intended to be on private land and therefore not subject to application. It’s a misunderstanding, and I reproduce a statement from the Urban Environment Agency: “Solheimsgaten property ownership with farm and use number 158/18. This is a private property that is organized into the yards. However this is a public area, and property-related measures are subject to application.”
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