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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Atlantic

Summary

Type Sculpture

     From 'The Bay and other Artwalks': "The sculptor has riveted copper plate onto a steel framework to create visual maritime echoes - from sails to fish scales and the feathers on a gull's wing. The form is built in two parts, an upper section resembling a sail and the lower suggesting a compass."
     Cardiff Bay Arts Trust was established in 1990 as part of a policy on public art set out by Cardiff Bay Development Corporation. Over the first decade CBAT has worked with public institutions, private corporations and with the local community to enrich the experience for those who visit, live and work in the area. Following the wind up of CBDC, Cardiff Bay Arts Trust became CBAT The Arts & Regeneration Agency and continues to operate UK wide and internationally.
    

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Cocker, Doug Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Copper and steel 366cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
CARDIFF039 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
  • Biological growth
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road Tyndall Street
Precise location Outside Atlantic House
A-Z ref 30 4D
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1990
Unveiling details 1990
Commissioned by Bradenham Developments Limited, Bailey Developments plc, and CBAT
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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