Archive for the tag 'Sculpture'

Public Sculpture was desligned by Bernard Meadows in 1968. It was commisioned by Eastern County Newspapers for placement at the entrance of the visitor receception area of their new offices.

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 8th 2024

We arrived at the hospital to visit the patient who we last saw in the Escalation area, pending hospital admission. The Escalation area is basically a corridor between A&E and the hospital wards.
The patient was no longer registered on the A&E system and was now in AMU (Acute Medical Unit).
We had arrived too early for [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 12th 2024

Where the Waterside Shopping Centre (built 1987-91) now stands was originally marshy ground, which the Romans reclaimed, building piers and creating inlets. Here Stephen Broadbent’s Empowerment sculpture spans the River Witham from City Square. Its theme is God empowering mankind in the form of Adam. Privately funded, the sculpture reflects the city’s engineering heritage.*

*From the [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 29th 2016

A bronze sculpture by Stojan Batič.
Batič was born in a working-class family in Trbovlje, a mining town in central Slovenia, then part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Already as a teenager, he worked in the local coal mine. At the age of 19, he joined the partisan resistance, which fought the Nazi German forces. After World War [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2016

Whilst reading about the artist Bob Murray I was reminded of my visit to The Museum of Steel Sculpture in 2012. The sculptures were dotted around a 10 acre woodland site in Coalbrookdale. On arrival we were greeted by Pam, the co-founder of the museum as we gave her the nominal museum entrance fee. The sculptures [...]

19 Comments CherryPie on May 20th 2015

This artwork of terracotta figures by Nicholas Pope is currently situated in the Trinity Chapel at Salisbury Cathedral.

The Apostles Speaking in Tongues Lit by Their Own Lamps is a dramatic re-enactment of events narrated in the New Testament. On the Jewish feast of the Pentacost, the Holy Spirit was said to have come upon the [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 3rd 2014

The stone heads on the lawn in front of Wallington capture ones eye as you drive past.  Depending on which source you read they are either Dragons of Gryphens.  With only the heads on display the jury is out…
But where did they come from?

Four griffins’ heads with protruding eyes, large ears, snarling mouths and hair [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 5th 2014

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