Public Art and Commissioned Art

Various examples of public art, commissions and proposals for public art.

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Public Art and Commissioned Art
Absolut Dahlsen
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Absolut Dahlsen

The Guardian
com art
Commonwealth Bank
Commission
Public Art and Commissioned Art
"The Guardian"
Brisbane Public Art Work
Public Art and Commissioned Art
The Guardian
Public Art and Commissioned Art
The Guardian
(Detail)
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Foyer 1
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Reception
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Waiting Room

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Embedded Resin Public Art

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Stairwell

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Stairs/Floorwork

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Belongil Totems Commission 1

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Belongil Totems Commission 2

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Surfboard Totems In a Public Park

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Multi Coloured Resin Totems In a Public Park

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Multi Coloured Resin Totems

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Resin Totems In a Public Park

Public Art and Commissioned Art
White Plastic Totems

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Board Room
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Public Park Sculpture

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Recycled Timber Ovoids in a Park

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Public Driftwood Sculpture
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Coke and Thong Totems In a Foyer
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Black Plastic Assemblage 2004 Commission
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Driftwood Totem Commission for DBI Architects
Public Art and Commissioned Art
5m Thong Totems
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Primary Totems Powerhouse Museum Commission Sydney
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Convention Hall Driftwood Sculpture 1
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Driftwood Ovoids
Public Art and Commissioned Art
"Chasm" Powerhouse Museum Commission Sydney
Public Art and Commissioned Art
White Wallworks
Public Art and Commissioned Art
White Totems on Site

Public Art and Commissioned Art

Jewell Sculpture for Convention Centre

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Guardian Construction

Public Art and Commissioned Art
Jewell Sculpture Detail for Convention Centre
Public Art and Commissioned Art
Resin Sample

 



   
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Public Art Commissions

The best way of describing the process involved in public art commissions is to lead by example. This will explain what is required and how to best achieve success. Of my public art projects, in terms of their financial and critical success, a few of my larger ones were standouts. In this regard the Absolut commission alongside the Guardian and the Commonwealth Bank commissions are favorite projects. All of these projects were significant major public art pieces and both were successful on all levels. There’s rarely much of a buffer when it comes to financial rewards when you make public art. This is a simple fact about that type of work.Once in awhile you hear of certain artists being commissioned to do large public art pieces and walking away with large amounts of money in their bank for reasonably small amounts of work being undertaken, but that’s rare.

Withthe majority of my public art projects ithas been a case of love of the project being far superior for me the love of the money I was making from either of them. I did okay, as you would expect to with projects like these that take up ultimately six months or so of your time, however neither of those projects were predominantly about the money.

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