Public Art = Exciting

Steve Powers for Love Letter to Syracuse

So it's not on the scale of what's happening in France (watch that video below), but we went to the press conference Monday for the launch of Love Letter to Syracuse.

It was your run-of-the-mill event. People who had something to do with funding (Bill Magnarelli) and planning (Maarten Jacobs) spoke quickly to avoid the rain, while the artist (Steve Powers) tried not to speak much.

But these bridges are beautiful. They are going to draw eyes at the end of the Connective Corridor and the geographic beginning of the Near West Side. It's an area most people just drive through, and this will give people reason to pause in a place they may have never paused before.

via Josh Spear


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