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A tale of partisanship

Removed sculpture had powerful backers -- and detractors

Larry Doherty of Fine Arts Enterprise closed a gate on Andrew Pitynski's 'Partisans,' the subject of much debate since its arrival in Boston.
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / January 20, 2006

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In August 1982, Mayor Kevin White received a letter from an unknown art curator outlining plans for bringing to Boston ''a contemporary aesthetic masterpiece," in the form of a massive aluminum sculpture of Polish patriots on horseback. (Full article: 909 words)

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