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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.

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30 minutes

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Thu 2 Apr 2015 11:30