Indiana University Campus Art Collection Policies →
“The Indiana University Campus Art Collection consists of those works that are located in buildings or on campus grounds across the eight-campus system, given or acquired to enhance the environment of Indiana University.”
Our first article about a sculpture on the IUPUI campus went live on Wikipedia this week! The subject is Casey Eskridge’s Torso Fragment (2005). The initiating author is Katie Petrole, a first-year graduate student in IUPUI’s Museum Studies program. Torso Fragment (pictured below) is a figurative work commissioned by the Herron School of Art and Design. Since moving to the main IUPUI...
Resource: Public Art Review →
“The role of an art collection on campus is subtle: It exists to depict the university as an open-minded, comfortable-with-abstraction, respectful-of-its-history, center-of-the-community kind of place.” —Kurt Kiefer, Public Art Review, 2006
Don’t be afraid of making a mistake; anything that you do can be undone.– http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Advice_for_the_cultural_sector
We’ve located 40 sculptures on campus and divvied up responsibility for writing Wikipedia articles about them, but some of the individual works are still rather mysterious. We have various spreadsheets from offices on campus that claim to keep track of the collection, but there is still so much information missing, and some of what we have is incorrect. Our students have become...