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Should My Hometown Deaccession Public Sculpture of Lesser Quality? (Curious Monday)

There's an art controversy in my sleepy little hometown of Golden, Colorado.

Six bronze sculptures have been recommended for deaccession from the City's collection. The reasoning:

- They were mass produced in China.

- They are judged to be of lesser quality.

- They are signed by "fake" artists. No one can find an artist by these names.

And, yet, many people love these pieces.

I'm curious about what you think.

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