City of Minneapolis wants to spend $50k apiece for 10 water fountains because they're "art." (h/t Anti-Strib, others)
Young, accomplished artist notes that a "small bronze" can be had for "less than you paid for your laptop."
Seems to me that not only is the city's idea out of line with the ordinary costs of water fountains, but also is way out of line with the ordinary price for art.
"Government money--means you never have to figure out the value of a dollar."
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