Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: the River Tyne God statue on the link wall to the Council Chamber

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RIBApix ref no RIBA54081
Architect/DesignerKenyon, George (1908-1976)
Wynne, David (1926-)
Artist/PhotographerMayes, Steve
CountryUK: England
CityNewcastle-upon-Tyne
Subject Date1969
Image Date2008
ViewWorm's-eye
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceMayes SMP430
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Steve Mayes / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The large-scale bronze by David Wynne, seen at the north end of the Ceremonial Way, releases water from the elevated hand, drenching the figure and symbolising the River Tyne.

Subject tags

sculpture, civic centres, fountains, town halls