Symphony for the Bull at Leicester Botanic Gardens

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Symphony For the Bull installed as one of 33 selected international sculptural works in Leicester's Botanic Gardens. The works were selected by and Sydney Carter and Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, with the later referring to Peter;s work as reminding her of the work of the great master Duchamp-Villon.
The 8ft Corten Steel work will be at the venue until early October.
Photo provided by Steve Russell Photography

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Peter Walker - working on the Erasmus Darwin Statue

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The 12.12.12. will see the formal unveiling of the statue of Erasmus Darwin. The statue has been in development for many years and has been sculpted and cast in 2012. This is a first glimpse of the statue in the studio with the artist working on it. It stands over 7ft and has been cast in bronze for permanent location in Beacon Park Lichfield.

The Formation of Poetry / Model

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“The Formation of Poetry” by Peter Walker arbs arbsa, was the first new public artwork in Lichfield, Staffordshire for over 50 years. It was commissioned as a celebration of the life and work of Samuel Johnson, and pays reference to the longevity and value of his work as both lexicographer and poet, and how the influence of that work has fed into the the forming of language thereafter. The sculpture was unveiled to celebrate Johnson’s Tercentenary.

A limited world wide edition of 12 copies of the ¼ scale model are now available.
These highly collectable – are individually fabricated bronze sculptures produced on on brass base. Each sculpture is individually edition marked(base dimensions vary however the longest dimension is approx 36cm. These are initially only available from the artists studio, prior to exhibition).

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The Cathedral In Lights - First Picture

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Image: Andy McKeown

The first picture of Saturday 30th October's 'Cathedral in Lights' Project on Lichfield Cathedral. The event by externalGalleries (Sound Artist David Harper, New Media Artist Andy McKeown and Arist Peter Walker) saw the stunning iconic facade of the Cathedral awash with colour - as Andy's collection of 560 images of the interior stained glass window projected via a kaleidoscopic performance. Davids hauntingly beautiful music accompanied the event throughout. Peter Walker who oversaw development of the project "externalGalleries is a project to bring stunning art out onto the street. We work to develop such projects and the projection onto the Cathedral is a fantastic way to share art in new and diverse locations. We have some major projects being planned and we hope that the Cathedral in Lights has enticed peoples tastebuds".

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