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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Eduardo Paolozzi



Further along high Holborn, a sculpture by Eduardo Paolozzi. For all the Italian name, a Scot.

The sculpture is called "The Artist as Hephaestus" - the only Greek god to do any work, he is the patrol of all craftsmen, especially those working with metals. Here is a more general view of the statue.

posted by Ham at 00:52 -- Comments here: 6

Comments on "Eduardo Paolozzi"

 

Blogger Gail's Man said ... (07:59) : 

Looks like an early version of a Cyberman.

 

Blogger lynn said ... (08:31) : 

Interesting. What's the scale of this, it's hard to tell how large it is.

 

Blogger Ham said ... (11:18) : 

(description updated)

 

Blogger isabella said ... (13:17) : 

Like the angle - makes him more powerful than the full/second photo.

 

Blogger Chris & Deb said ... (14:36) : 

looks like this Greek god made waffles for all the other gods. My initial thought was 'a sculpture of someone holding a waffle iron?"

 

Blogger Lunar Chick said ... (22:28) : 

Also see him quite often when I go to my library in Chancery Lane. Kind of eerie.

 

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