Jessica Lack follows one city's attempt to commission new public art and discovers a system heavy on stakeholders and short of artistic bravery.
Jessica Lack tells the tale of one city's attempt to commission their first piece of public art for years and discovers a system heavy on stakeholders and short on artistic bravery.
She calls nationwide expert witnesses to explain why commissioning public art is so much easier said than done - and why it matters, even in times of austerity.
Producer: Catherine Carr
A Loftus Media production for BBC Radio 4.