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Public Art: Public Art


This guide includes books, website and helpful tips for researching the topic of Public Art. The guide is an introduction to the topic. Further areas of research include: cultural economics, public policy towards the arts, commissioning art, corporate sponsorship, and public sculpture. 

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Below is a list of useful shelf numbers for books, pamphlets and catalogues in the library that will be useful for your assignments. The catalogue online is available for searching and reserving items.


306           Sociology

709.04      Public Art   

709.41      Funding

735           Sculpture 

770.92      Photography   

808.02      Citation Guide 


The Public Art Archive is a totally free, continually growing, online and mobile database of completed public artworks from the UK.