What is the responsibility of artist when doing Public art?
Which image would you prefer your child see everyday when entering or exiting his or her school?
As part of Open Walls Baltimore the mural on the left located in Greenmount West, a historically Black neighborhood in Station North, was replaced with the mural on the right. The Baltimore Design School is right across the street.
I focus on this issue in an effort to generate awareness of the possible consequences of powerful images for viewers like me and to ask the question: What is the responsibility of an artist when doing public art? Full article here
In such circumstances, a deeper question emerges: What is the responsibility of an artist when doing art?