Counterpoints - Celebrating 40 Years of Public Art

Broward Cultural Division Public Art & Design Program is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2016. In honor of the anniversary, local professional dancers and photographers are creating unique counterpoints, beautifully illustrating the vibrancy of public art.


Forces of Nature x Miami City Ballet

Forces of Nature

Public Artwork: Michele Oka Doner

Location: Port Everglades

Dance Company: Miami City Ballet

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra Photography 

Untitled by Chermayeff

Public Artwork: Untitled by Ivan Chermayeff

Location: Broward Main Library

Dance Company: Paco Huerta Ballet Folklorico Azteca

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra Photography

Sailfish in Three Stages of Ascending

Public Artwork: Sailfish in Three Stages of Ascending by Kent Ullberg

Location: Broward Convention Center

Dance Company: Angeles Gitanos Flamenco Dance Studio

Photographer: Eileen Escarda

Welcome to Sunrise / Developing Dreams Foundation - photo by Tabatha Mudra

Vendor with Walkman

Public Artwork: Vendor with Walkman by Duane Hanson

Location: Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport

Dance Company: Jennifer Larsson

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra Photography

Welcome to Sunrise / Developing Dreams Foundation - photo by Tabatha Mudra

Welcome To Sunrise

Public Artwork: Welcome To Sunrise by Cushy Gigs

Muralists: Hoxxoh, Abstrk, Atomik, Astre74, Angel Five, Erin O’Dea, Quake, Max Arive, Tati Suarez, Brandon Opalka, Luis Berros, & Rage Johnson. 

Location: Springtree Utility Complex, NW 44th St, Lauderhill, FL

Dance Company: Pablo Malco / Developing Dreams Foundation Inc 

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra Photography

Vanishing View

Vanishing View with the Polynesian Culture Association - Photographed by eileen Escarda 

Public Artwork: Vanishing View by Alison Sky

Location: Miramar Cultural Center 

Dance Company:  Polynesian Culture Association

Photographer: Eileen Escarda


Flying Saucer Grove

Public Artwork: Flying Saucer Grove by Martha Schwartz

Location: BB&T Center

Dance Company: Coral Springs Chinese Cultural Association, Inc

Photographer: Eileen Escarda

Whirls and Swirls and a Vortex of Water

Public Artwork: Whirls and Swirls and a Vortex of Water by Alice Aycock

Location: Central Broward Regional Park

Dance Company: Ballet Brika West African Dance Theater

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra

Festival Daze

Public Artwork: Festival Daze by Gary Moore

Location: Shirley Branca Park

Dance Company: Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

Photographer: Eileen Escarda

Fort Lauderdale Airport Sculpture

Public Artwork: Fort Lauderdale Airport Sculpture by David Lee Brown

Location: Greenbelt Park

Dance Company: Jayadevi Arts Inc.

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra

I Love You

Public Artwork: I Love You by Rosario Marquardt and Roberto Behar

Location: Young at Art Museum/Broward County Library

Dance Company: South Florida Lindy Collective

Photographer: Eileen Escarda

Accordant Zones

Public Artwork: Accordant Zones by Barbara Neijna and Ned Smyth, 1994

Location: Broward Judicial Complex

Dance Company: Body and Soul Dance Theatre

Photographer: Tabatha Mudra

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The program is dedicated to enhancing the urban environment through the creation of commissioned works of art that create a “Sense of Place,” improve Broward County’s visual environment and advance the mission of County agencies within which the artworks are located. Visit to view the entire Broward Public Art collection (click on Public Art & Design Tour).