NON TRADITIONAL RESEARCH OUTPUTS
ERA ELIGIBILITY AND QUALITY IN THE CREATIVE ARTS
PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
Most commissions for public art projects are rigorously peer-reviewed, usually with a panel consisting of a senior curator, architect, town planner and arts or cultural manager. The confounding issue with such commissions is that there can be a considerable time-lag, often measured in years, between award of the commission and the public unveiling of the final work.
Where a corporation or institution directly commissions a sculptural or public work this obviously removes the competitive aspect to any peer assessment but does not necessarily automatically remove the work from consideration if documentation can be cited demonstrating the selection was made on the advice of a senior curator or recognised expert