The Family

  • Description

    "...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 and Deaths, these three sets of linked figures represent life's three main stages: infancy, maturity and old age and the changing relationships which sustain them. The impressive scale acknowledges the importance of personal relationships while the durability of the Cumbrian limestone represents faith in enduring affection...."
  • Owner

    Gateshead Council
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.