Posts tagged with 'sculpture'
17 June 2008 by Sam
Here’s a sight you don’t see every day when you’re waiting to cross the road! The Edward VII monument returned to Pier Head today after being conserved at the National Conservation Centre’s sculpture studio.
The tall sculpture had to be carefully manoeuvred out of the building then lifted onto the back of a lorry with specialist cranes and equipment, watched by staff, the press and a growing crowd of passers-by. The operation went smoothly, despite a bit of rain. You can see photos of the move on our Edward VII monument Flickr slideshow. Read more…
9 March 2007 by Karen
Just got this snap of an event that took place at World Museum Liverpool recently. Students and staff from EMTAS (Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service) worked with artist, Hilary Manuhwa to create this wonderful piece of contemporary stone sculpture representing the theme of ‘freedom’. Hilary uses the shona style of Zimbabwe as his inspiration and showed everyone the traditional skills. I’m told it was a proper learning experience for everyone involved and that they took a lot of pride in their creation. Read more…