The Intersection of Art and Politics

The Intersection of Art and Politics

City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a contract of up to $500,000 for an art installation at the corner of South Gay Street and Summit Hill Drive.

by scott barker • November 19, 2018

Rendering of the art installation proposed for the Cradle of Country Music Park as seen from South Gay Street. (Credit: Marc Fornes, theverymany)

The design for a new sculpture for the Cradle of Country Music Park at the corner of Gay Street and Summit Hill Drive is part artwork, part pavillion and entirely transformative.
The project would be the city's largest investment in a single artworkt to date.
City Council will determine on Tuesday whether it’s worth up to $500,000 in taxpayer funds to install the sculpture at the prominent downtown corner where 14,000 vehicles and throngs of pedestrians pass by on a daily...

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