A gallery of controversial public art

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By Claudine Zap

When art moves outdoors, it becomes open to public scrutiny and debate. Many new works, such as public memorial designs or artworks placed or proposed in a community, have caused controversies. Sometimes, the outrage fades with time. Here, some of the most well known controversies to swirl around public artwork.

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