Posts Tagged: sculpture

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Missing Familiar

Originally posted on Toastrack:
Earlier this year, Manchester Modernist Society discovered a commemorative brochure produced for the official opening ceremony of the Domestic and Trades College, performed by Princess Margaret on March 8th 1962. The brochure outlined the college’s history,…

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Missing Familiar

Originally posted on Toastrack:
Earlier this year, Manchester Modernist Society discovered a commemorative brochure produced for the official opening ceremony of the Domestic and Trades College, performed by Princess Margaret on March 8th 1962. The brochure outlined the college’s history,…

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Totem sculptures – listed at Grade II

Salford’s 1966 William Mitchel ‘Totem’ sculptures – listed at Grade II News reaches us of the listing of the William Mitchell Sculptures at the University of Salford. Known variously as the Minute Men or Freeman, Hardy & Willis. This from

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Totem sculptures – listed at Grade II

Salford’s 1966 William Mitchel ‘Totem’ sculptures – listed at Grade II News reaches us of the listing of the William Mitchell Sculptures at the University of Salford. Known variously as the Minute Men or Freeman, Hardy & Willis. This from

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Hollaway Wall

Anthony Hollaway, London Rd, UMIST Campus, 1968 – present Anthony Hollaway’s curious concrete ‘castle’ wall on London Rd next to the Mancunian Way was installed in 1968, designed as a ‘sound-buffer’ for the Engineering Pilot Plant building by Harry S

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Hollaway Wall

Anthony Hollaway, London Rd, UMIST Campus, 1968 – present Anthony Hollaway’s curious concrete ‘castle’ wall on London Rd next to the Mancunian Way was installed in 1968, designed as a ‘sound-buffer’ for the Engineering Pilot Plant building by Harry S

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The Minute Men / Three Abstract Sculptures

William Mitchell 1967, junction of Fredrick Road, Salford University Campus. If you think buildings get a bad enough press, try being a modernist public artwork! Commissioned for the forecourt of the Allerton Building to adorn the new Salford Technical College,

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The Minute Men / Three Abstract Sculptures

William Mitchell 1967, junction of Fredrick Road, Salford University Campus. If you think buildings get a bad enough press, try being a modernist public artwork! Commissioned for the forecourt of the Allerton Building to adorn the new Salford Technical College,

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the perils of post war public sculpture – Mr Rhead investigates!

Here at the Manchester Modernist Society we do like a good bit of public art and we heartened therefore to see two stories recently about two separate pieces of public art that then got us thinking about other pieces around

vigilence
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the perils of post war public sculpture – Mr Rhead investigates!

Here at the Manchester Modernist Society we do like a good bit of public art and we heartened therefore to see two stories recently about two separate pieces of public art that then got us thinking about other pieces around

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Turnpike Gallery Frieze – Leigh by William Mitchell, 1971

I’m sure even the biggest fan of Leigh, just off the East Lancs Road, would admit it’s an unassuming little town. That said it may be worth the short trip out there to take a look at the lovely little

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Turnpike Gallery Frieze – Leigh by William Mitchell, 1971

I’m sure even the biggest fan of Leigh, just off the East Lancs Road, would admit it’s an unassuming little town. That said it may be worth the short trip out there to take a look at the lovely little

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mitzi solomon cunliffe 1918-2006

Her best known work might well be gracing the mantelpieces of Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and David Fincher but this modernist sculptor’s favourite commission was created not for the RADA or Hollywood elite but the hungry shoppers grabbing a bite

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mitzi solomon cunliffe 1918-2006

Her best known work might well be gracing the mantelpieces of Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and David Fincher but this modernist sculptor’s favourite commission was created not for the RADA or Hollywood elite but the hungry shoppers grabbing a bite