Between 2012 and 2018 there was a project in both Epsom and Morpeth aimed at giving a proper visual memorial to the suffragette Emily Davison, this campaign marked the 100th anniversary of her death in 2013 as well as capitalising on the events of her life and her notoriety to gather in funding from a … Continue reading Emily Davison Sculpture – Morpeth
Category: Outdoor Sculprure
The Cheviot Goat
High up on the hills in upper Redesdale, Northumberland, a curious new sculpture of a goat has appeared. The goat is featured with its front legs down and head up, with its hind legs in the air, as though it has been caught in the middle of jumping down a hill or rock. It is … Continue reading The Cheviot Goat
Ascendant: The Unwanted Monument
There is a debate raging about the appropriateness of placing a monumental sculpture called Ascendant: The Elizabeth Landmark on a moorland hilltop in Northumberland. This article engages with that debate and tries to sum it up from both sides.
North of Tyne Under the Stars
Newcastle upon Tyne March 10 - 13, 2022 It's not often that I look at popularised works of art that are currently running, however, having seen photographs of this particular installation online, I was intrigued enough to go into the city centre to view the spectacle myself as it was occurring. As I got to … Continue reading North of Tyne Under the Stars
Northumberlandia – The Goddess of The North
Northumberlandia is a large earthwork sculpture in Southern Northumberland which sits directly adjacent to an open cast mine which is currently being infilled and returned to a visually appealing state. The sculpture itself was first conceived as a joint venture between the landowner (The Blagdon Estate), and Banks Group, who wished to excavate a large … Continue reading Northumberlandia – The Goddess of The North
Art Installations Along the Sunderland to Consett Cycle Route
A brief look at some of the sculpture Sustrans commissioned for the Sunderland to Consett cycleway.