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City of Brighton Adds 16th Art Piece to Permanent Downtown Collection

City Council members approved the purchase of the sculpture "Spiral" during its meeting last week.

The City of Brighton has added the 16th piece of art to its permanent collection during the City Council meeting last week.

The sculpture “Spiral” by West Bloomfield artist Maureen Voorheis and fabricator Jim Ignash from Howell, was purchased with private donations.

The piece was originally installed for a two-year display in the Brighton Outdoor Sculpture exhibit in July 2009 on W. Grand River, in front of Tim Horton’s.

The Brighton Arts and Culture Commission (BACC) identified “Spiral” as one of the sculptures they wanted to purchase for permanent display.

The purchase of the sculpture cost $1,585, which was paid for by donations from Lawrence Auto BodyTim Horton’s store owner Maureen Stewart, Corrigan Oil Company and City Manager Dana Foster.

Claudia Roblee, City Council member and BACC Chairperson said she was excited to add another piece to the city's permanent collection.

"Art adds to the quality of life we enjoy in this city”, Roblee said in a press release.

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