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Charlotte Selects Artist For New Park

Posted: Jan. 28th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse

The City of Charlotte has selected Chicago-based artist Richard Hunt as the public artist for the new Romare Bearden Park. The artwork is set to be installed and unveiled this upcoming September. Be sure to show your support as Hunt’s artwork is downright amazing.

Richard Hunt, a Chicago-based sculptor whose works date back to the 1950s, has been selected as the public artist for Charlotte’s Romare Bearden Park.

Hunt’s artwork is scheduled to be installed in the park, under construction in Third Ward, by September 2013.

“We are thrilled to have an artist of Richard’s caliber pay tribute to Romare Bearden,” Public Art Commission Chair Sabrina Brown said in a statement. “This new piece of public art will be a landmark in Charlotte and a brilliant centerpiece for the park.”

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