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MAAB (MA in Art Business): Public art

Resources for MAAB (MA in Art Business) students in London

Elmgreen and Dragset sculpture on Fourth Plinth
Elmgreen and Dragset, Powerless Structures, Fig 101, 2012. Bronze (3.92m x 4.2m x 1.5m).
Source: Michael Flynn, Flickr (edited). Licence.


Art UK
Image database of publicly-owned artwork in the UK, including sculpture in public locations.  


Association for Public Art
Exists to 'commission, preserve, interpret & promote public art in Philadelphia,' USA.


Destination Crenshaw
New (2022) urban regeneration project in Los Angeles, designed to highlight African American culture including a large amount of public art.


Detroit Mural Map
Interactive map of street art in Detroit.


Fourth Plinth
Official website from the Mayor of London.


George Floyd and Anti-Racist Street Art
'The Urban Art Mapping George Floyd and Anti-Racist Street Art database seeks to document examples of street art from around the world that have emerged in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd as part of an ongoing movement demanding social justice and equality.'


Holocaust Memorial Monuments
'Created to collect and preserve digital documentation about Holocaust memorial monuments, including standardized mapping, photography, description, and historical research.' Launched 2022; content still being added.


Monument Lab
'Public art and history studio based in Philadelphia ...  facilitates critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments.'


Oxford Art Online
Scholarly reference work which includes articles on 
public art in the 21st century, the public monument and public monuments in the United States. Each article includes a bibliography.


Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand
'Research initiative that has been established to find, document, and protect Aotearoa New Zealand's 20th Century public art heritage.'


Public Art Melbourne


Public Art Online
Website about public art in England.


Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Images of public art works in Britain.


SCAPE Public Art
'Installs public art in Christchurch all year round with a focus on the annual Seasons.' From Christchurch, New Zealand.


Screen City Biennial
Presents moving image work in public spaces in Stavanger, Norway.