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Knife Angel

By budapestbill    
Inverted image of the Knife Angel sculpture, commissioned by the British Ironwork Centre employing the sculptor Alfie Bradley to do this impressive artwork.

The 20 feet tall sculpture has more than 100,000 siezed knives and blades, and is a memorial designed to celebrate the lives of individuals killed in violent acts. In conjunction with 'Save a Life, Surrender your Knife' campaign, it is used to educate and raise awareness about the dangers of knife crime and other weapons.

Taken in the grounds of Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar, Cleveland, North Yorkshire, UK.

Tags: North yorkshire United kingdom Redcar Specialist and abstract Cleveland Memorial sculpture british ironwork centre Knife Angel Alfie Bradley save a life surrender your knife Kirkleatham Museum

Voters: mike9005, DaveRyder, manicam and 16 more



pablophotographer 11 2.1k 440
22 Sep 2022 4:34PM
Inversion is a great idea for this specific statue, it gives it a marble-like look, a supernatural angelic presence.
James124 Plus
8 65 55 Portugal
22 Sep 2022 9:33PM
Good use of inversion, give the statue an ethereal glow.
budapestbill 14 30 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2022 1:09PM
Thank you Pablo for your observation and comment. Smile Although the statue in its original form is impressive both in stature and substance, it does portray the subject matter as austere and dour perfectly - regardless of what the weather conditions are like. I guess that I was trying to highlight further was the plea "Why" that the Angel from the other side appeared to be asking. It just seemed like the obvious solution.
budapestbill 14 30 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2022 1:10PM
Many thanks for you comment James, it is much appreciated! Smile

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