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The Purpose and Perception of Public Art

Event Details

Thursday 19 May, 2011

18:30

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris

Date & Time: 19 May 2011, 10:30am
Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
Speaker(s): François Barré, Daniel Buren, N’Goné Fall, Henrietta L. Moore
Chair: Paul Ardenne

Henrietta Moore will discuss the pupose and perception of public art at the International Symposium on the Fate of Public Art co-hosted by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and Cergy-Pontoise, 19-20 May 2011 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

See the full programme of the symposium here: International Symposium on the Fate of Public Art programme (PDF)

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