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A selection of recent BBC News stories featuring public art

Date uploaded: August 8, 2011

Please find below a selection of BBC News stories on public art:

The Potteries Pyramid costing £100,000 is set to be moved – 22nd July 2011 

A piece of public art in Stoke-on-Trent costing around £100,000 was put in the wrong place, according to the city council. More than four years ago, the Potteries Pyramid was erected on a hill in Chatterley Valley, near Tunstall. Now the authority wants to move the sculpture onto a roundabout not far from its current location. Use the link below to read the story on BBC News.



Cultural Olympiad boat project visits Milton Keynes – 22nd July 2011

Wooden objects of personal and sentimental significance have been collected from people and communities at an event in Milton Keynes in order to build a "boat of memories".



Plan to protect public artworks in Bristol proposed – 19th July 2011

A Bristol councillor is calling for a register to be created to protect public works of art in the city after one of street artist Banksy's earliest works, in Eastville, was whitewashed by mistake recently.



Banksy's Gorilla in a Pink Mask

Banksy's Gorilla in a Pink Mask