Widerberg Sculpture opens new University Gallery

  • Description

    "A 6 ½ metre bronze sculpture by the internationally renowned Norwegian artist, Nico Widerberg, is unveiled outside the new wing to the University Gallery (University of Northumbria) to celebrate the long-awaited reopening of the Gallery Nico Widerberg was comissioned by the City of Newcastle upon Tyne to produce a major piece of sculpture which would be placed outside the new wing of the Gallery. The 6.5 metre high broonze stands on a bed of polished granite, and is the only comissioned work by a foreign artist in a series of sculptures to mark the locations of the city's Hidden Rivers....."
  • Owner

    Norwegian Embassy in the UK
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.norway.org.uk/norwayandcountry/culture/contemporaryart/widerbergsculpturemarksopening/#.WE0YZqKLTUo
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
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