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Any artist will tell you about negative space

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Helen Revis, Suffolk Park

Whatever your opinion may be about the new sculpture on Ewingsdale Road, one of the things really wrong with the sculpture is that it is supposed to be a ‘negative space’.

Just look at the original picture of the design.

A negative space does not work in a situation like this in the middle of a roundabout, especially the one on Ewingsdale Road. Any artist will tell you about negative space.


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  1. Yes Helen same thing struck me about why it simply doesnt work artistically , quite apart from its menacing jaggered unlovliness . The drawing submitted originally, with its fuzzy rendering ,looks nothing like the finished product…just poorly concieved from the start. Actually what it does feel like is a very tacky Shopping centre Xmas decoration armature. Can we get rid of it ?

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