I think the public should have the most say in what is funded and installed as the art as the name suggests should belong to the public. In reality I as a member of the public have never been asked for an opinion and think that really it comes down to the people with the money who want to make more money who decide on public art pieces.
How Much Sway Should Public Opinion Hold in the Kinds of Public art Installed in our Environment? Who Should Have the Most Say in What is Funded and Installed? November 29, 2008