Happy Friday, and welcome to another edition of the public art news roundup.
It’s been a rewarding week here at Site Specific. A new series documenting reactions to public art got its first installment; a Facebook page is up and jogging; and after throwing an epic tantrum for three or four hours, my laptop ultimately decided not to die, so I am able to bring you your regularly scheduled programming, below:
A monument to Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning comes to Geneva. There’s also a spot for the viewer to stand, in the vein of that reflective sheet Time once used for “Person of the Year.”
The Brown Daily Herald looks at responses to fines against local tagger Devin Costa, aka “lonely.”
In honor of the Pope’s visit, Philadelphia’s “Love” sculpture will get a familiar companion.
A statue of Dennis the Menace, stolen from a California playground in 2006, showed up mysteriously in a scrap metal yard in Orlando, Fla.
Installations will finally come to a neighborhood underserved by public art, Fort Worth Weekly writes.
From Nebraska Watchdog, the exact kind of rage-mongering headline that inspired me to start this blog.
Featured image source: Elvert Barnes on flickr