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Exploring Public Art in Newport

Newport has been celebrated for its public art in recent years.

Public sculpture bespeaks, unwittingly perhaps, the drama of social power and the sense of history and identity of a place.

In Newport the accent is on a popular sense of history, celebrating the city and port's proud industrial and maritime heritage and the vital democratic legacy of Chartism. | Read more here 


Public Art in Newport | on flickr


View the photo gallery Public Art in Newport on flickr  

 


 


 

  

Newport city centre sculpture trail | Google maps | slideshow

 

Walk the Newport city centre sculpture trail:


 

 

 

1      
Statue of Sir Charles Morgan 
J.Evan Thomas, 1850


2      
Old Green Mural  
Kenneth Budd, 1975

slideshow 


3      
Chartist Mural 
Kenneth Budd, 1978

 

4
Archform 
Harvey Hood, 1981


5     
Stand and Stare 
Paul Bothwell Kincaid, 1990


6     
Steel Wave 
Peter Fink, 1991


7     
Chartist Memorial Sculpture: Union, Prudence, Energy Christopher Kelly, 1991 


8     
Merchant Seaman's War Memorial: World War I, Navigator
Sebastien Boyesen, 1991


9     
Newport Clock: In the Nick of Time 
Andy Plant, 1992

 

10    
This Little Piggy 
Sebastien Boyesen, 1994


11    
The Bell Carrier: The Vision of Saint Gwynllyw 
Sebastien Boyesen, 1996


12    
Civic Centre Murals 
Hans Feibusch, 1960-64