Koons! Kings! Critics! The Inside Story of Sacramento’s $8.5 Million Public Art Gamble


The Golden 1 Center (aka THE ARENA) is going to radically change the look, feel, substance and future of downtown Sacramento, and likely the region as a whole. For starters, the city’s purchase of a Jeff Koons sculpture as the centerpiece of the arena plaza has raised eyebrows across the art world, while raising both hackles and acclaim around Sacramento. What’s behind the controversy? What’s at stake? What’s next? Join me at Sactown to go behind the scenes of an unprecedented pubic-art renaissance.

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