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Title Landmark
Collection Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Sculptor Vivant, Pierre
Date Completion 1992
Description From 'The Bay and other Artwalks': "The artist's colourful and striking additions create a unique and memorable landmark in the centre of a previously unremarkable site. Strong three-dimensional geometric forms covered with standard road traffic signs are matched with the topiary shapes of the surrounding evergreen shrubs. The sculpture's reflective surfaces light up when caught in passing car headlights and have helped to earn it the popular title Magic Roundabout."
Id Number Current Accession CARDIFF044
Id Number Current Repository AHCARDIFF04444
Location Cardiff, Cardiff
Material Aluminium shapes with road signs and topiary
Notes 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.
Rights Owner Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Source AH
Work Type Sculpture
 

 

 

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