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The winner of the 2018 What’s That Thing? Award for bad public art is…

8 December 2018

9:00 AM

8 December 2018

9:00 AM

Not a bad year for the award. Honourable mentions must go to the landfill abstractions of Oxford’s new Westgate Centre, to the bees that have appeared in Manchester’s streets to promote the ‘unique buzz’ of the city and to Gillian Wearing, a once decent conceptual artist who has taken to sculpture like a cat to water with her statue of Millicent Fawcett (see p29).

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