Intended & Unintended Meanings of the American Monument
November 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
The moment of the unveiling of a public monument marks the end of a process. The need for commemoration was felt, an artist engaged to express the idea, and the means found to bring the project to realization. Whatever the intended meaning, once in the public eye an installation acquires its own history. This talk explores the varied meanings of American monuments.