Topic: Commission of Fine Arts
Martin Luther King Jr. and his words were etched into stone on a monument in Washington last summer, but historians say a quote inscribed on the monument does not accurately reflect his words and even make King sound like "an arrogant twit". The U.S. Department of the Interior is planning on changing the quote.
MLK Memorial plans have been dogged by controversy over links to China. The MLK Memorial was built by a Chinese sculptor from Chinese granite. But backers are pleased with the result.
10/16/2011 09:17 am
A federal arts panel voted down a proposal to identify Washington's monuments with stone markers. Here's Decoder's guide for lost tourists.
03/18/2010 09:10 pm
Critics say the memorial smacks of totalitarian art.
05/28/2008 01:00 am