All Artwork © Be-Art  1980-2018 Bradley Arthur sculptor

In early 2001 Bradley Arthur won a commission from Hillsborough County to create 2

Public Art sculptures utilizing the guns and weapons collected from a 4 county gun-buyback program.

After much controversy regarding almost every aspect of the commission from the availability of the guns

 and the copyright ownership of Arthur’s original work.

The Purchase Order to receive the funds and begin the project is dated 9-11-01

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Public Art Archive

location map of “COPS1”

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