Being a little behind in my reading, I just finished Kevin D. Williamson’s great article on public art (“Vandals and Scandals”) in the February 24 issue. I would like to ask the author for his take on Detroit’s RoboCop-statue funding via Kickstarter. By way of background, in 2011, a Kickstarter campaign was launched to make a RoboCop statue from the 1987 iconic movie, which takes place in Detroit. The nonprofit Imagination Station raised $60,000 online, and a ten-foot-tall statue is on its way to a Detroit-based bronzeworks.
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