Posts Tagged ‘Landmark art’

Public art landmarks: Iconic or eyesore?

28/03/2011

Public art landmarks have been popping up throughout the UK in recent years, especially since Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North was erected in 1998. After referencing a similar piece that I find rather enchanting, one of my Content Team colleagues pointed out that she has a rather different opinion of it, which regrettably is not fit for publication!

It led me to wondering if there was more to these spectacular commissions that have started to litter the landscape of the UK than meets the eye. I mean, somebody other than the artist must like them right?

So I started with something quite close to home and did a little looking into the Angel of the North.

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