The Whisper - CMK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 02.620 W 000° 45.558
30U E 653666 N 5768265
Quick Description: A statue outside the Library that shows two women whispering.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/4/2008 1:11:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM33QB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member robbdogg120
Views: 58

Long Description:
The Whisper was originally commissioned by Sainburys as a resin work to be sited outside the Homebase Store in Bromley in 1981.
The bronze version was commissioned by the Development
Corporation as a work ideally suited to its site outside the public library, a space where people meet and socialise.
Wallace's distinctive heavy figures, larger than life-size, sit relaxed and at ease watching the world go by.
In contrast to many public sculptures they seem to be the
observers rather than the observed as one whispers gossip or comment to the other.

Andre Wallace has been undertaking commissions for public sculptures since the 1970s and his work can be seen across Britain – from Salford and Newcastle to London's Docklands.



Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: The Whisper

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Andre Wallace

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1984

Materials used: bronze

Location: Outside the Library on Avebury Boulevard ,Milton Keynes

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