It's time we finally embraced our city's public art legacy

By Letters to the Editor
Updated July 2 2021 - 2:38am, first published August 6 2019 - 12:00am

Our legacy of Jon Stanhope's soaring vision has enhanced Canberra in so many ways, among then the Arboretum, our finest place to show visitors. Street art also was encouraged, although smaller items are always subject to vandalism by disgruntled individuals. Inevitably, there is a vocal element of Australian population that objects to bold innovative public artwork; for example, Charles Ginnever's Green Mountain Blue, beside the Monaro Highway, caused much local anger.

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