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The St. Paul Cultural Garden

A catalog on The St. Paul Cultural Garden

by Mary Jane Jacobs and Lucy Lippard with essays by David Mura, Lance Neckar, and David Lanegran



The Saint Paul Cultural Garden is a full-color book of essays, photographs, maps, and poetry. It tells the story of a public art project that combined a variety of disciplines and media among different artists in honor of cultural difference in the city of St. Paul, Minnesota. Dedicated in 1993, the Saint Paul Cultural Garden provided a discussion amongst the participants which brought underlying issues of power and racism within our common democratic history to the surface. 




The St. Paul Cultural Garden, Saint Paul, MN 

Book Publication Date

Open House by Lucy Lippard
A Collaborative Garden by Mary Jane Jacob
Public Place and Public Presence by Cliff Garten
An American Garden, at the Centers and the Margins by David Mura. 

Local Histories
David Lanegran 
Soyini Guyton
Sandra Benitez
Xeng Sue Yang
John Minczeski
Lance Neckar
Roberta Hill-Whiteman

Made Possible By
The Saint Paul Foundation, The Saint Paul Companies, and the Bush Foundation