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The fine art commission shall approve the application if the proposed fine art satisfies all of the following criteria:
A. The fine art has the minimum value required by section 3-1-802 of this chapter as determined by the appraisal submitted along with the application pursuant to section 3-1-804 of this chapter. Such appraisal shall not use the current market value of materials used to produce a comparable art piece as a basis for determining the value of the proposed fine art. The value of the fine art shall not include the items listed in section 3-1-806 of this chapter.
B. The fine art has been, or will be, created by an established artist. "Established artist" shall mean a professional artist who derives his or her income primarily from his or her work as an artist and is accepted and recognized in the field of fine art, internationally or nationally. Documentation to support the artist's stature should include, but is not limited to: 1) inclusion in art journals and art books; 2) fine art gallery representation; 3) museum exhibition or collection; 4) auction house records; and, 5) letters of support from fine art curators. The members of the architectural, engineering, design or landscaping firms retained for the design and construction of the commercial or mixed use building under review shall not be considered qualified established artists for the purposes of this article.
C. The fine art has intrinsic quality and enduring value.
D. The fine art is compatible with and enhances the aesthetic quality of the proposed installation site. The relationship of the fine art to the site in terms of physical size, shape and color shall be considered, as well as the social and cultural interaction of the fine art with the space it occupies and the surrounding area. (Ord. 15-O-2672, eff. 2-6-2015)