Apparently, an agency like the MBTA can simply take a wrecking ball to pieces of public art such as “Omphalos” when their existence becomes an encumbrance. No questions asked.
The Boston Harbor Shipyard is a nifty setting for public art, redolent of old-school fisherman and maritime work. Its fading grandeur of weatherbeaten brick buildings, crumbling facades and stern signage sometimes rivaled the formal artwork.
By Helen Epstein Of the 100 or so events scheduled for Essex County’s Eighth Annual Trails and Sails Festival the last weekend of September, culture vultures should not miss Gloucester’s Committee for the Arts tours of Gloucester City Hall’s wall murals, created by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930’s. Culture Vulture talked about them […]