That’s ace. There’s some nice public art in Manchester at the moment.
Always found this chap fairly inspiring during my morning powerwalks through The City…
He puts me in mind of a young Dean Martin
I cannot remember the last time that fountain in Basildon was actually on, looks pretty depressing when it is dry and surrounded by rubbish.
This was always my favourite bit of Basildon art, mostly because of the hexagon background being one of the more interesting building features locally:
(could not find a better/larger picture)
It is on the left as you go down from the fountain, past Brooke House and towards Toys’R’Us. It used to have Pizza Hut underneath it.
That part of the town centre could actually look alright if they gave it a good clean, it is so fucking dirty it is ridiculous.
From my home town - actually looks better in the flesh (stone?):
And one from not too far from where I work - always been quite fond of the Birmingham Bull:
Ah, yeah, by the sunken square area.
Yep, that’s the place.
that third one is
oh my friend you’ll fucking love this:
ill be honest, i dont really know whats going on in that video there
Not quite as sexy as some of these, but used to be a big fan of the humble Deptford Anchor…
Until Lewisham council removed it without consultation
Reason given was that street drinkers would sit on it and, err, drink. In fairness, it is actually fairly useful to have somewhere to sit down if you’re street drinking
oh he built the sculpture to move with the eyes as you walk around it (for a while)
ah! this is what i was hoping the answer would be but that is VERY good