Research a public artwork that interests you. Consider art in public buildings, parks, schools and colleges, churches, etc. Do you consider the work controversial? Explain your reasons. Was the artwork publicly funded? Are you in favor of such works receiving public funding? You may use historical or contemporary examples. Find 3 examples that will give you a variety of topics for the essay. Then compare and contrast the artworks and the role of public art. Include in the essay: 3 image examples of artworks you are referencing Works cited page for your research Expectations: I am looking for an essay that connects the theme to art and the artist to research and then how this has been interesting to you. This is an opinion essay that reflects a researched and prepared perspective. Share your well thought out and organized response to the artists you have discovered and how they have connected to the theme of art in public spaces presented in the book.