It may not have earned itself a place among the exceptional installations at this year’s Frieze Sculpture Park, but a towering statue of actor Jeff Goldblum is creating a sensation in London. Continue reading
First came the campaign to have Jane Austen printed on the £10 note. Today another hard-fought battle was won as the first ever statue of a woman to be erected in Parliament Square was officially unveiled in London. Continue reading
Seventy-three years after leaving the BBC on bad terms, George Orwell will return as an 8ft tall bronze statue by sculptor Martin Jennings.
The proposal to erect a statue honouring the talks producer and author of ‘Animal Farm’ and ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ was rejected by the BBC in 2012. At that time, Orwell was considered too controversial. Continue reading
Two tourists visiting the northern Italian city of Cremona over the weekend have broken a historic sculpture in their efforts to photograph themselves in front of it.
They were trying to climb the ancient artwork, “Statue of the Two Hercules“, when part of the crown fell and smashed. Continue reading