ixia: public art think tank

ixia has taken over the ownership and management of Public Art Online from Arts Council England. The design and content of the website are currently being reviewed.

Advice for artists

Ice Bear, Trafalgar Square, London, 2009.

Insurance for Artists

There is more information about Public Liability and Professional Indemnity for Artists on our specially commissioned information sheet.

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shillyshallyfence by Walter Jack (2006) at Frome Children's Centre.  Photo: Walter Jack.

Funding: Sources for Public Art

This section offers listings of a wide variety of sources of funding for public art, with contact details. The information is regularly checked and updated.

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Completed subway lighting installation: 'Light-waves'; stainless steel and LED lighting; Raphael Daden; 2006; Barking Town Centre Artscape, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Commissioning Guidelines

Vivien Lovell, Director of Modus Operandi Art Consultants has developed detailed guidelines for commissioning public art; a vital checklist for anyone starting on a new project.

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