Artworks, mostly in public spaces.
#119591 'Dance Column II' by Robert Graham, 1978, in the Sculpture Garden UCLA, Los Angeles. Bronze.
#125696, 'Bottle of Notes' by Claes Oldenbourg & Coosje van Bruggen, Centre Square, outside the Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesborough, Yorkshire, 2020.
#122524, Bicycle stands, designed by EMBT/RMJM, to be an integral part of the landscape at the Scottish Parliament building (architect: Enric Miralles) at Holyrood, Edinburgh.
#125733, 'Victory over Blindness' by Johanna Domke-Guyot at Piccadilly station, Manchester. The sculpture was commissioned by the charity, Blind Veterans UK (formerly, St Dunstan's), which supports soldiers blinded in action.
#87862 Large statue breathing fire at "Showtime", part of the London 2012 Festival of Arts to celebrate the London Olympics. A family fun spectacle including dance, painting, music, acrobatics and some large mobile dynosaurs walking amongst the crowd. On Blackheath Common, Saturday August 4th and funded by the Mayor of London and Arts Council England.
#54894 Cleaning religious statues with a feather duster in a State Secondary Roman Catholic school Chapel.
#114688, "A Real Birmingham Family", bronze sculpture by Rachel Wearing, outside the new Birmingham Library.
Tourists imitating, 'Sir John Betjeman' statue by Martin Jennings at St Pancras International railway station, London, 2016. Betjeman, a poet and founder member of the Victorian Society, led the fight against plans to demolish the station and the attached Midland hotel. Success! It was renovated (on time and on budget) and is now the London terminus of the Eurostar cross-channel train service to Europe. This photographer frequently pops in for a coffee just to look and admire.
#121874, Sculpture of Nelson Mandela by Ian Walters, Southbank, London. One of two Ian Walters made, the other, a full length figure, in Parliament Square, London.
#124618, Statue of Sir Winston Churchill by Ivor Robert Jones, looking down on the marchers. Anti-Brexit march to Parliament Square, London, 23rd March 2019. A million people of all ages marched demanding a 'People's Vote', a second referendum, ('Put It To The People!') to decide if Britain was to leave the European Union (EU) or not.
#124624, Statue of Viscount Allanbrooke, Whitehall, London. Anti-Brexit march to Parliament Square, London, 23rd March 2019. A million people of all ages marched demanding a 'People's Vote', a second referendum, ('Put It To The People!') to decide if Britain was to leave the European Union (EU) or not.Anti-Brexit march to Parliament Square, London, 23rd March 2019. A million people of all ages marched demanding a 'People's Vote', a second referendum, ('Put It To The People!') to decide if Britain was to leave the European Union (EU) or not.
#78672 'Proverbial Sheep' by James Marsh on the side of a newsagent shop in New Romney, Kent. These and many other murals were commissioned by the IMOS Foundation: www.IMOSfoundation.org
#70871 "The Surrey Scholar". Sculpture by Allan Sly FRBS (www.allansly.co.uk) in the High Street, Guildford, Surrey. Presented to the borough to celebrate Guildford as a place of culture and scholarship by Professor Patrick Dowling, Vice Chancellor, on behalf of the University of Surrey, May 2002.
#70875 The first verse from the poem, 'The Listeners', by Walter De la Mare on a Premier Inn, Guildford, Surrey.
#73713 Statue of USSR cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, London. Gagarin was the first man in space and the first to circumnavigate the globe. The statue was unveiled by his daughter, Elena Gagarina, on 14th July 2011 on The Mall in London at the same spot where crowds had greeted him 50 years earlier. It was cast from the original mould by Anatoly Novikov.
#73734, 'Scallop', a sculpture to celebrate Benjamin Britten by Maggi Hambling. Made specifically for this site on the Suffolk coast which inspired so much of Britten's music. The phrase, "I hear those voices that will not be drowned" (pierced through the steel against the sky), is taken from Britten's opera "Peter Grimes", which was itself based on a work by the Aldeburgh poet, George Crabbe.
##74890, John Blakeley, sculptor, lived and worked at Digswell House, an artists' community run by the Digswell Arts Trust, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, UK. 1977. Other artists there at the time included: Lol Coxhill, jazz saxophonist, Patricia Leighton, sculptor,, Liz Fritsch, ceramicist, Veryan Weston, jazz pianist and John Walmsley, photographer.
#77794, 19th-century bronze statue by Edward Onslow Ford, 'The Muse of Poetry', as a memorial to Christopher Marlowe and his work in English theatre. Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Kent.
Fans photographed with Bill Shankly's statue by Tom Murphy at Anfield, Liverpool FC's gound. Liverpool v. Reading, 2008.