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Blue trees and recycled labyrinths: The art of public art

Original post made on Sep 24, 2020

"Public art is a really powerful thing that can stimulate conversation in a way that artwork in a gallery doesn't," according to the leader of Palo Alto's public art program.

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Posted by Rose
a resident of Mayfield
on Sep 24, 2020 at 10:26 am

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I'd like to see our Public Art staff and commission be much more thoughtful about conserving energy and reducing light pollution. Light pollution disturbs the life rhythms of birds and other species, including homo sapiens. Art can be fantastic without fancy electronics, too much energy, and unnecessary lighting.


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Posted by Jim Colton
a resident of Green Acres
on Sep 24, 2020 at 12:38 pm

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Note that the Labyrinth doesn't have any lighting.


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Posted by Cara Silver
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 24, 2020 at 5:46 pm

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Thank you Elise for the wonderful installations you have brought to Palo Alto over the years. It's sometimes sad to see them go, but then the next one comes along and it is even more unique and inspiring.


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Posted by ALB
a resident of College Terrace
on Sep 25, 2020 at 9:38 pm

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Great piece. I feel that the October 9th deadline is short. Hopefully the word has gotten out to the artists about this opportunity.


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