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        SITE SELECTIONS for 
CELEBRATING FATHERS AND SONS: 
                A World Wide Public Art Project 
Fathers and Sons  
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100 "Fathers and Sons" sculptures: one in every state of the United States and one in 50 other countries to match.   This project was inspired by the comments of Brigham Young University professor David Dollahite and the work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
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Help find sites for 100 sculptures - one in every state and in 50 countries to match.   If you have ideas about cities and places which could be the site of the next or a future sculpture placements, please email your suggestion and the table below will begin to fill in.   If you are interested in being the lead person/organization in your community to start the process of developing the network of support necessary to carry out this project or if you have suggestions of such people and organizations, please let me know. 
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POSSIBLE PROJECT SITE LOCATIONS AND PARTNERS
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Fathers and Sons linear Fathers and Sons
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"Fathers and Sons"  a 10 f oot tall painted aluminum sculpture shown at Chicago's Pier Walk on the Navy Pier and at the Wandell Sculpture Garden in Urbana, IL
Also shown is a 6'-8" tall wood totem version of "Fathers and Sons"  A variety of models and drawings in the exhibition would demonstrate how each sculpture in the World Wide Public Art Project would be unique.
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"In a world in which we often find ourselves isolated and estranged from one another, my work suggests and celebrates the possibility of relationship and community where love, support, playfulness and individual self expression can flourish."  -Peter W. Michel
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  PROJECT NEWS: 
Peter had a display about the project at the Planners Network National Conference in Rochester, New York on June  21-24 and gave a 2 screen slide presentation sub titled:  "Public Art as a Tool for Community Activation"  It was well received and may lead to placement of the first in the series of sculpture designs and placements as part of the project.
 

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other Fatherhood links
link to "Fathers and Sons" in Chicago"Fathers and Sons" in Urbanathe move to Urbana
link to What people say about "Fathers and Sons""Fathers and Sons" models etc.

This site is in development - please return and watch it unfold!  Any feedback would be
appreciated.  Please contact me by email peter@petermichel.com or mail at the address above.

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 1983-2008 by Peter W. Michel                Posted 08-14-2001   updated 11-19-08
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 Peter W. Michel, sculptor  185 Brookside Lane Fayetteville, NY 13066  315-632-4780 peter@petermichel.com