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ArcelorMittal Orbit. Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond. Olympic Park, London 2012

“Despite the fact that it is sculpture it is a structure. Before it is a structure it is a sculpture”. Situated between the Olympic Stadium and Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics Centre the ArcelorMittal Orbit (AM Orbit), is an iconic hybrid – sculpture, building and public viewing platform – designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond for the … Continue reading

The Gretna Landmark: Cecil Balmond / Charles Jencks. The Star of Caledonia – The Great Unknown

The Gretna Landmark Trust announced on July 4th 2011 that Cecil Balmond is the winner of the Gretna Landmark project “The Great Unknown” – a new national landmark work of art that will celebrate the border crossing into Scotland at Gretna. The Star of Caledonia (working title) is Cecil Balmond’s response to “the Great Unknown”. It is a … Continue reading