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Cities turn to artists as urban troubleshooters

Ann Markusen reflects on the value of using art to create stimulating environments.

"As a society, we understand what value scientists and engineers bring to us, but we haven't appreciated artists in the same way, even though we live in an increasingly visual and aural world," said Ann Markusen, an economics researcher with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

Star Tribune
March 16, 2013

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