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Courthouse's bold art draws a mixed verdict

Not all see worth in valuable works

Artist Ellsworth Kelly calls his flat blocks of color, hung in the rotunda at the Moakley courthouse, 'wall sculptures.' Artist Ellsworth Kelly calls his flat blocks of color, hung in the rotunda at the Moakley courthouse, "wall sculptures." (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / March 24, 2008

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To the untutored eye, they are simply huge rectangular panels - reds, yellows, blues, greens - that have hung like oversized Post-it Notes on the walls of the cavernous federal courthouse since it opened a decade ago. Hundreds of people pass them daily; few seem to notice. (Full article: 811 words)

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