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Office of Cultural Affairs seeks public input on artwork for Daniel Boone City Building addition

Monday, May 14, 2012 | 1:12 p.m. CDT; updated 4:22 p.m. CDT, Monday, May 14, 2012
Artist Joel Sager has suggested a three-painting series of buildings that represent fine architecture as well as Columbia's civic, commercial and cultural characteristics for the fifth floor of the Daniel Boone City Building addition. The buildings include the Boone County Courthouse, Central Dairy and The Blue Note.

COLUMBIA — Artist Joel Sager conducted interviews with members of the city's Finance and Community Development departments. As fifth floor tenants of the addition to the Daniel Boone City Building, they will play audience to his artwork.

The Standing Committee on Public Art, a derivative of the Commission on Cultural Affairs, is now seeking public input on the proposed artwork.

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Sager, curator of Perlow-Stevens Gallery, was selected in March to create interior art for the addition as a part of the Percent for Art program, which allocates 1 percent of the cost of eligible city construction projects to site-specific artwork. 

In a slideshow proposal, Sager said much of the fifth floor traffic consisted of contractors, architects and business owners. Among them, he found a collective "aesthetic appreciation for the craftsmanship of traditional and classic architecture."

With that in mind, he suggested a three-painting series of buildings that represent fine architecture as well as Columbia's civic, commercial and cultural characteristics. These include the Boone County Courthouse, Central Dairy and The Blue Note.

Sager will use his usual media of collage, tar, oil paint and varnish for the project. The result is a "highly textural" quality for which his work has become known.

The full proposal can be viewed on the city's website. Comments can be submitted on the same page, by email at oca@GoColumbiaMo.com, by postal mail to the Office of Cultural Affairs, P.O. Box 6015, Columbia, MO 65205, or through Facebook.

The Office of Cultural Affairs will accept input through May 28.


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