'Rise and Fall' artwork above Pipewellgate, Gateshead

  • Description

    "'Rise and Fall' by Lulu Quinn was installed in 2007. It is a 6m high, steel and glass archway designed to create a meeting place and dynamic viewing platform [[1340570]]. It is animated from within by white fluorescent tubes [[2805666]] Behind the sculpture, the High Level and Tyne Bridges tower above the river [[2668485]] The sculpture is a gateway installation of Gateshead Riverside Park. Pipewellgate [[1831323]], which runs parallel to the river, takes its name from the 'pipe well' from which wooden pipes carried Gateshead's water supply. It was once a centre of densely packed industrial and trading activity largely cleared after 1930 http://isee.gateshead.gov.uk/detail.php?kv=4967&t=objects&type=related Riverside Park was landscaped between 1960 and 1970 [[2734477]]" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2011.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2734063_787a14d8_213x160.jpg
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 8 months ago
    Viewed: 277 times
    Picture Taken: 2011-12-15
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