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Councillors vote to move statue of British war hero

The Grade 11 listed bronze statue in Exeter, Devon

Councillors have voted to move the statue of a British war hero after officials said it ‘impacts anybody who does not define themselves in binary gender terms’.  A council review into the continued appropriateness of the Grade 11 listed bronze statue, which depicts General Sir Redvers Buller, in Exeter, Devon, recommended it was relocated due…

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Darth Vader figure is placed on plinth where slave trader Edward Colston’s statue stood

A leading street artist created the unofficial tribute to Dave Prowse, saying the city 'has lost a son' after the British actor died on Sunday

Mannequin Skywalker! Darth Vader figure is placed on plinth where slave trader Edward Colston’s toppled statue once stood in tribute to late Star Wars actor David Prowse A street artist created the unofficial tribute to the Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse The creator, who has not been named, said city ‘has lost a son’ after…

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: He’s no plinth charming, says slaver statue artist Marc Quinn’s ex love 

Has provocative artist Marc Quinn, who once made a bronze statue of supermodel Kate Moss in a compromising yoga position, been hoist by his own petard?

He was painted a right-on hero this week for creating a statue of the Black Lives Matter protester, Jen Reid.  But has provocative artist Marc Quinn, who once made a bronze statue of supermodel Kate Moss in a compromising yoga position, been hoist by his own petard? For I can reveal his latest work, A…

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Slave trader’s statue in Britain replaced by Black Lives Matter protester – National

People take pictures of the sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester standing on the empty plinth previously occupied by the statue of slave trader Edward Colston, in Bristol, Britain, July 15, 2020.

A sculpture of a Black protester with her fist raised in the air has been erected in place of a 17th Century English slave trader whose statue was toppled by anti-racism demonstrators last month in Britain’s port city of Bristol. Edward Colston, who made a fortune from trading in West African slaves, was pulled down and…

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