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Public Sculptures Exposed to the Birds

James Elkins—Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism; School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Art critic James Elkins says when you move a work of art into a natural setting, it has to hold its own against an ever-changing backdrop. Can a Henry Moore sculpture capture your attention away from the birds and crickets?

Elkins is author of the books, How to Use Your Eyes and On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art.

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