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Public Art Section :: Page 3
Three artists selected by a national jury to participate in a bronze sculpture symposium in October were announced this week.
We humans hunger for many things, from food to knowledge to comfort. As Americans, by virtue of economics, we have been feeding those hungers since the post-war era. What effect that sustained and frenzied consumption has had on cultures across the globe is the subject of the new art exhibit, Appetite: An American Pastime, going up at Herndon Gallery this week.
In much of Hungary, handmade pottery is at the heart of daily life, objects both beautiful and useful. In villages, earthenware jugs for water remain unglazed so that the water inside can evaporate on the walls of the jug, keeping the water cool.
The Yellow Springs Experience: Bronze Sculpture Symposium will take place on the Antioch College campus for two weeks in October, featuring sculptors creating original abstract works that will be cast in bronze and later be given to the Village.
A few weeks ago a ghostly new figure appeared on the south side of Mills Lawn, The structure, entitled Triple Shadow Double Frame, was designed to use art to get students to wonder about the world around them.
Mills Lawn recently welcomed to its campus a new piece of public art to be used as an innovative teaching tool.
Village Council members discussed the first draft of its first ever public art policy at their meeting Monday, Nov. 5. The policy, drafted by Village Manager Laura Curliss, covers the principles and procedures the Village will use to accept both permanent and temporary installations of art in Village-owned spaces.
Yellow Springs police officer Brian Carlson designed a monument in Fairborn to honor the victims of the 9/11 attack.
When Yellow Springers celebrated Pride weekend last month, many honored the occasion by attaching colorful bands of yarn and felt around trees and light poles downtown. So it came as a shock when some villagers noticed this month that someone had been cutting down the art.
Clowns and families alike swarmed Dayton Street for face painting, henna tattoos, food, music, acrobatics, fire dance, hula hooping and more.