Art is the gymnasium for the mind

Art is the gymnasium for the mind

The below is taken from the full article by Shontelle Campbell, Cameron Wilkinson and Abby Baty, as published on the Waikato Independent.

Mesh Sculpture Hamiltons Treasurer Stuart Anderson talking about the projects Mesh Sculpture have doneMesh Sculpture Hamilton treasurer Stuart Anderson describes art as the gymnasium for the mind.

He says public art is a way of making people think and the beauty of it is that you do not need to understand it, it is what it is to the individual, so it can be whatever they interpret it to be.

He said there were many organisations involved in funding public art in an effort to keep Hamilton vibrant.

One of those organisations is Mesh Sculpture Hamilton which is a charitable trust set up to raise money for and commission nationally significant artworks, which are then gifted to the city.

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