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    IN PROGRESS: 
 Unless otherwise noted, funding for the projects below are through private fees associated with the Art in Public Places program. 
 
 

"The truth is I welcome you": Artist, Hank Willis Thomas
 Artwork signs installed along Miracle Mile & scultural benches throughout Coral Gables.

Induction Chromatique: Artist, Carlos Cruz-Diez 
 Permanent application of the vibrant crosswalk designs at City Hall.

    Jean Ward Sculpture Restoration 
 Four Jean Ward sculptures have been removed for restoration and re-painting. These important artworks donated on behalf of Jean Ward's family will be re-installed upon completion. 
 
 

   The first one,  Tuxedo  , is back at Pittman Park at 2200 Galiano St.:   

Tuxedo

     

     


    COMPLETED: 

Giralda Avenue Streetscape: Artist, Sibylle Pasche 
Approved Proposal: View the proposal with renderings 

    Balboa Plaza: Artist, R & R Studios 
Approved Proposal: View the proposal with renderings 
 
 

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    UPCOMING:    

    Bringing Art to Miracle Mile 
 Thank you to everyone who answered questions on the visioning survey. We're thrilled about the new Streetscape and will be taking a fresh approach for opportunities to incorporate public art. 
 
 

   Gables Waterway: Artist, Alberto Cavalieri 
Approved Proposal: View the proposal with renderings

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    PREVIOUS:    

    CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ 
 Celebrating Carlos Cruz-Diez   
 
 

     

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   Image courtesy of Atelier Cruz-Diez   

    November, 2017 through January, 2018 
 Banners and painted crosswalks 
 
 

   Location: Coral Gables City Hall, Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables Museum
 Fabrication & Installation: Logistics Fine Arts, Miami, FL 
 
 

   World renowned, master artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, has been recognized for his focus on ephemeral interventions in urban spaces through the use of color spectrums to create illusionary effects and new chromatic environments.
 
 Recognized by Art Basel Miami, the City of Coral Gables showcased elements of Cruz-Diez works throughout downtown Coral Gables, including City Hall and the Coral Gables Museum. 
 
 

   produced in collaboration with Ninoska Huerta, Logistics Fine Arts, and with the generous support of Atelier Cruz-Diez.   

   Funding was made possible through private sources and through the Coral Gables Art in Public Place program.   

   Sponsors for the exhibition include:   

    Gunster, The Allen Morris Company, Codina Partners LLC, EWM Realty International, Mercantil Bank, MG Developer, Related Group, Regis H.R. Group, and Florida East Coast Realty LLC.    

     

    ALICE AYCOCK    

     Passion/ Passiflora Incarnation     

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    2016 
 Powder coated aluminum, stainless steel, and concrete pool with fountain plumbing, LED lighting 
 
 

   Location: Segovia Street & Biltmore Way / Segovia Street & Coral Way
 Sculpture Fabrication: EES Design LLC, Fort Lauderdale
 Powder coating: American Protective Coating, Fort Lauderdale
 Pool: Elite Waterworks, Inc., Miami 
 
 

   Two sculptures — celebrating Coral Gables’ roots as a Garden City — are installed on the Segovia Traffic Circles at Coral Way and Biltmore Way. The sculptures are taken in part from the passiflora (passion flower) species. Scaled to a gigantic size, the work also references transitions and communication through satellites, antennas, and mechanical robotic floral objects.
 
 They were designed by renowned New York artist Alice Aycock, who was chosen by the City Commission to create the first major public artworks since Coral Gables founder George Merrick's day. Aycock was chosen after a panel of arts experts reviewed 181 submissions from around the world. 
 
 

   Funding and support from: Neighborhood Renaissance Program, National Endowment for the Arts, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden   

   To find out more about the NEA, visit  www.arts.gov .     

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    Public Comment Request: 
 The City of Coral Gables, Art in Public Places program welcomes comment from members of the public interested in the public art projects listed below. Funding for the projects is through private development fees associated with the Art in Public Places program.
 
 Comments are received for a limited time as noted.
When commenting, please include the Project Title in the subject field or at the top of your note.  
 
 

     There are no projects pending approval at this time.     

   Email:  aipp@coralgables.com
 Mail:      Historical Resources & Cultural Arts Department, 2327 Salzedo St., Coral Gables, FL 33134