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Family Sculpture


'The Family' is a set of 3 large sculptures by Gordon Young which are located near the Office of Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Civic Centre in Gateshead. The figures, carved from Cumbrian limestone, represent the 3 main stages of life: infancy, maturity and old age and the changing relationships and affection which sustain them. The figures took 3 years to complete and were installed in 1991.[1]

Gateshead, Town Centre Sculpture and Carvings 1991
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Detail of 'The Family', Gateshead Civic Centre

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Detail of 'The Family', Gateshead Civic Centre

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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'The Family', Gateshead Civic Centre

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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The Family
- "...Arts role in bridging public and domestic domains is epitomised by The Family, Gordon Young's monumental stone carvings outside Gateshead Civic Centre. Located near the Office of Births, Marriages ...

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