rule of cool statuary.

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    This is on Main between 3 and 4th. It was a gift to the city by a former mayor.

    It drives visitors nuts.
    It used to be a fountain for horses.

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    Joan of Arc, as a memorial to WWI soldiers.

    At 39th and Glisan.

    they just cleaned it up and polished a few years ago.

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    In the park blocks between 8th and 9th on Main

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    Maybe you should make a donation to the city and see where they put it?

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    Consider the Statute of Liberty for example. Was this a French donated prank to make America accept all the vagrants and criminals of the World, by the Emma Plaque they placed on the lady??

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    I have long been of the opinion that all PUBLIC ART* ought to be subject to a vote by the public at large.

    *(public art as in statuary and art that is in public buildings but NOT art purchased by and for display public museums...that museum art I want the curators to choose)
     
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    I've long been of the opinion that government should not waste taxpayer dollars on art.
     
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    Is there a statue of Art Linkletter anywhere?
    Chicago has some neat stuff like Calder sculptures.
     
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    The big bean is simply awesome.. I think it's called clouds or something like that.

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    Yet in the same park, they have this. Creeps me out.

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