Public Art Presentation-Secondary Education PowerPoint
What is Public Art?
Public art is usually staged in a public domain that
is accessible to everyone, in multiple media. It has a
significant impact in the space it being exhibited, the
potential community involvement and collaboration.
To know more about Public art and artists
To be able to design and create ideas towards
their own art works
To begin to think about variety of materials and
innovative planning and design towards creating
a public art piece
Examples of Art and Artists who have created
Public art pieces
Angel of the North
According to Gormley, the significance of an angel was three-fold: first, to signify that
beneath the site of its construction, coal miners worked for two centuries; second, to
grasp the transition from an industrial to information age, and third, to serve as a focus
for our evolving hopes and fears.
Claes Oldenburgand Coosje van Bruggen
Spoonbridge Cherry 300x250
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
-Stainless steel and aluminum painted with polyurethane enamel
29 ft. 6 in. x 51 ft. 6 in. x 13 ft. 6 in. (9 x 15.7 x 4.1 m)
Juxtaposing everyday objects to transform a space, uplift and make the viewer experience and perceive a space differently
Jaume Plensa, Canada, ‘Wonderland’. Represents
human potential and humanity.
Solar Powered public art Installation
This temporary environmental public artwork, named Co2 Led art. By artists Jack Sanders, Robert Gay and Butch
Anthony, was designed with Arlington’s environmental initiative FreshAIRE
-Five-hundred twenty-two solar-powered LEDs on rods, each topped with a reused plastic bottle
-What unique design would
you choose to create for a
Public art piece and why?
-What would it be made
-Where would it be and
-What is the meaning
behind the creation?
*Design a series of your own
public art pieces-15 mins
*Share the work you have done
with the class, with feedback,
what has been successful,
further improvements-5 mins