Bookshelves - Wimbledon Library, Compton Road, Wimbledon, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 25.340 W 000° 12.503
30U E 694085 N 5700489
Quick Description: These "bookshelves" are to be found on the north west face of Wimbledon Library in Compton Road.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/12/2013 12:17:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMJFNC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 4

Long Description:
Wimbledon Library is predominantly a brick built building with some Portland stone used on the frontage. The sculpture is on the north west side wall and breaks up what would otherwise be a boring section of brickwork.

Each panel, three in total, is about two metres wide by a metre high. The frame holds narrow horizontal and vertical struts, possibly concrete, to give the appearance of bookshelf. The "books" are made from what could be bricks that have been sliced or terracotta tiles.

It is an unusual and interesting idea for a sculpture and fits in well with the existing brickwork.
Title: Release

Artist: Mohammad Sheibani

Media (materials) used: Bricks

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Side of Wimbledon Library

Date of creation or placement: Not listed

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