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A Not-So Modest Proposal 

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  • Another April Fool's hoax promises downtown revitalization: <i>"We've worked 20 long, hard years to get the Arts District just to the point where it's floating belly-up in the water," complains sculptor Barbara Gyrus. "Now they're trying to take it all away from us." Gyrus is particularly incensed by a rumor that City Councilwoman Kathleen Dunbar will be assigned responsibility for approving public-art projects. Gyrus and Dunbar nearly came to blows at a public meeting last fall to determine what to do with Gyrus' controversial public-art project called "Effluvium." Gyrus described the work as "an homage to the Central Arizona Project, in the style of Damien Hirst." Nearby homeowners objected to some of its imagery, including a steer dredged from the CAP canal and suspended in formaldehyde.</i> -- April 1, 2004
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