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  1. Darlington Town Centre Public Sculptures

    Market Cascade

    Enjoy Darlington's new public sculptures: 'Water Cascade' on High Row/West Row, which represents the ancient market tradition of washing down after the cattle markets and which children enjoy paddling in! Find 'Life Pulse' on Bondgate, a...

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    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Darlington

  2. Train - Public Sculpture

    Train

    A life-size sculpture of a train was designed and built by international artist David Mach. The train is made of red brick and is situated on the Morrison's Morton Park site, on land formally recognised as being part of the original...

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    Type:
    Industrial Archaeology
    Location:

    Darlington

  3. Heaven and Earth Roundabout

    Heaven and Earth

    Heaven and Earth consists of 30 differently scaled cast iron spheres representing the planets and stars. These are dotted around the roundabout.

    Heaven and Earth Roundabout by Eric Bainbridge was commissioned by Hartlepool Borough...

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    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Hartlepool

  4. Temenos

    None

    Temenos is a giant amongst art works. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Middlesbrough’s Transporter Bridge it is a bold contemporary structure – a 21st century landmark to recall the engineering and industrial heritage of the town...

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    Type:
    Sightseeing
    Location:

    Middlesbrough

  5. Market Cascade

    Market Cascade

    Market Cascade is an award winning attraction in The Heart of Darlington town centre. Designed by artist Michael Pinsky. The red granite stripes within the design symbolise the washing down after the meat markets. Its gentle splashing is a...

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    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Darlington

  6. Art in the Yards

    Darlington 'Art in the Yards'

    Darlington's ‘Art in the Yards’ is the award-winning joint Darlington Borough Council/Darlington Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College project, which has created a FREE open-air exhibition of public art.

    17 large-scale, original artworks...

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    Type:
    Gallery
    Location:

    Darlington

  7. West Park

    West Park

    Explore this unique, family friendly park which has exciting contemporary sculptures, ranging from the Trinity Stones to the central sculpture, poetry bridges and wildlife habitats. It’s a great place to enjoy some fresh air and a chance...

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    Type:
    Municipal Park
    Location:

    Darlington

  8. Aeolian Motion

    A kinetic structure to the breeze.

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    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Stockton-on-Tees

  9. Wynyard Gateway

    Artist Peter Fink created a sculptural form for the new suspension bridge, which marks the boundry between County Durham and the Tees Valley.

    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Wynyard

  10. Fish Swallowing Bird

    The cast-iron sculpture takes the form of a leaping salmon which has the silhouette of a heron cut out from its mid-section.

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    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Stockton On Tees

  11. Bottle of Notes

    Completed in 1993, the Bottle of Notes is one of the magnificent pieces of public art in Middlesbrough.

    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Middlesbrough

  12. Spectra-txt

    Spectra-txt is a 9 metre high interactive column of light made for the centre of Middlesbrough.

    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Middlesbrough

  13. Organism

    Organism is a sculpture by local artist Andrew Mckeown, inspired by microscopic sea organisms called diatoms and is intended to highlight the importance of these organisms in the health of the planet.

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    Type:
    Public Art
    Location:

    Saltburn-by-the-Sea

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