Pittsburgh Moves to Safeguard the “Public” Art It Doesn’t Own

Pittsburgh Moves to Safeguard the “Public” Art It Doesn’t Own

After an iconic, publicly accessible but privately owned sculpture was sold in Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto is looking to safeguard privately owned art in the city’s public space.

My latest story in Next City covers the mechanisms Peduto’s administration is pursuing and some of the context surrounding this effort.

Check it out online here.

Featured Image: “Ls – One Up One Down Excentric,” via Sotheby’s.