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.
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 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
A brief look at some of the sculpture Sustrans commissioned for the Sunderland to Consett cycleway.