Public Art in Ireland.
The great tradition of public art on our island
reaches back thousands of years to a time when the earliest inhabitants first
raised the megaliths and ancient monuments which can still be found across our
Over the past 30 years a new wave of public art has been made possible by the commitment of citizens in towns and villages across Ireland, and most importantly by national policy through the Per Cent for Art Scheme. The diverse sculptures which now grace our countryside are a testament not only to the creativity and innovation of the individual artist but also to the power of collective action to adequately fund and sustain public art, as this wonderful collection demonstrates.
- President Michael D. Higgins
|Publication Data||October, 2019|
By the Way 2
- ISBN: 978-1-9164922-8-8
- Author(s): Ann Lane
- Availability: In Stock
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