Atlantic City Initiates Multi-Million Dollar Public Art Campagin

September 26th, 2013

Robert Barry, Untitled (2012), via Art NewsCapitalizing on Atlantic City’s immense casino tax funds, New Jersey governor Chris Christie has launched a major public art campaign, installing large-scale works around the city.  A number of artists have already been recruited for the project, including Robert Barry, Kiki Smith, and John Roloff, with more to be announced soon.  “What makes my heart race is to bring artists into new situations where they have to interact with the people,” says curator Lance Fung. “There are around 30 million visitors here every year, and most of them are not art people.” Read more at Art News