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If Public Art Is Popular Does It Need Subsidies?

If Public Art Is Popular Does It Need Subsidies?

Yesterday Tony Gehrig, who is a fiscally conservative member of Fargo’s city commission, sat down to discuss city subsidies for public art with what theĀ Fargo Forum‘s Grace Lyden describes as “an audience of about 25 retired and current university staff and faculty at NDSU’s Memorial Union.” Given that Gehrig is an outspoken opponent of subsidizing

On Television: Is There Anything Less Appealing Than Public Art?

I was on 6:30 Point of View last night with Chris Berg and NDGOP Executive Director Jason Flores. Our topic was the controversy surrounding Fargo City Commission member Melissa Sobolik’s decision not to recuse herself from the vote putting her new boss on the city’s new public art commission. Sobolik was the head of the

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