Thursday, April 8, 2010

BBC - 'Goddess of the North' in Northumberland, UK

I found an interesting artistic story from the BBC today - Work begins on 'Goddess of the North' in Northumberland.  

"Work is to start on a giant sculpture of a naked woman which is to be carved into the Northumberland landscape.

The "Goddess of the North" will be made from 1.5 million tonnes of earth from the Shotton mine, near Cramlington.

It will stand 34 metres - 10 metres higher than the Angel of the North - and will be 400 metres long.

The sculpture, also knows as Northumberlandia, will form the centrepiece of a 29 hectare public park on the Blagdon Estate." ...(Cont)...