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mercredi 29 octobre 2008

FOR (click on the title for more informations)


"For" is the name of the sculpture you can see in Vik ,south Iceland.This beautiful art work serves to pay tribute and symbolise the bond created by a thousand years of trading between Hull and Iceland .The other monument in HULL is called "Voyage "

The monument in Vik includes a basalt base but the figure is made of aluminum .

Sculptress Steinnun Thorarinsdottir said she was inspired by people who made their living on the sea, and the loved ones who waited on shore, longing for their return.

“Of all the art projects I have been involved with, this has been by far the most special and meaningful. It has been a privilege to work with Hull City Council, and I hope the monuments in Hull and Vik are a lasting tribute to the close relationship between our two communities.”


2 commentaires:

Olivier a dit…

"for" surprenant comme nom pour une sculpture, un nom qui interroge. surtout elle est surprenante sur cette grande colonne, on dirait le devant d'un vieux bateau pirate

Lily Hydrangea a dit…

Thanks for the great link about the sculpture. What an amazing story. I never knew there was a "cod war" & it wasn't all that long ago either.
I love these sculptures. Great post!
Maybe you can send this to the artist. I'm sure she would love to see it.