Huddersfield public art: a quick tour

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Marsden, Chris (2014)
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    1. Huddersfield Daily Examiner , 17 June 2008.

    2. Huddersfield Chronicle , 12 July 1851.

    4. E. H. Ashburner, Modern Public Libraries: Their Planning and Design.

    London: Grafton, 1946.

    5. Huddersfield Education Committee, Oficial Opening of the Re-modelled Greenhead High School, Huddersfield Corporation, 1983; Department of Education and Science, 'Re-Modelling Old Schools' in Building Bulletin No 21.

    HMSO, 1963.

    6. Personal correspondence, 22 May 2013.

    7.SeeforexampleG.Moyes,Presidential Address, paper presented at National AssociationofBritishMarketAuthorities the twenty-third annual general Huddersfield Town Plan of Public Art Attractions in Public Art Trail. meeting and conference, Torquay 19-22 September 1971; Joanne Ginley, This quick tour has not strayed far or considered the art on commercial buildings. There is much ' Expert Opposes Demolition of Market more to see, even on some of the buildings mentioned. There can be no single appraisal of the Hall with Murals' in Yorkshire Post 26 town's art; one could argue that it is not a collection or a gallery. I hope I have made the diversity tJhuelyM20a0rk4e;tLHesallel!y' iKnipHluindgd, e'WrshfielydIDHaaitley of the work and the density of the installations apparent. One of the weaknesses of public art in Examiner, 23 July 2004.

    However, the commissioning of work for the town's new sports centre is being arranged. 8. Christopher Marsden, An Exploration of the Development Having completed my masters by research on this topic,8 and in my other duties as chair of of Huddersfield's 1970 Market Hall: Huddersfield Civic Society, co-ordinator of Huddersfield Gem and the conservation secretary AGrrceheintes;cAtunraAlrDcheictoecrat'tsioDnrewaimth?CMhaesatpers of the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society, I am able to gain insight into the history and thesis, University of Huddersfield, conservation of such public artworks that may otherwise go unnoticed. Having developed 2012.

    public art trails through the town I now lead tours, including a short guide to a selection of town 9. Marsden, Public Art Trail: http:// centre art in the Discover Huddersfield series. 9 www.kirklees.gov.uk/visitors/ huddersfield/pdf/artTrail.pdf

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