'Dad's Halo Effect' Stainless Steel Sculpture
16 Jul 2014
Ryan Gander, one of Britain's most acclaimed contemporary artists, is creating a £340,000 public sculpture that will be placed in Beswick, east Manchester, in September. An artist's impression is shown below. The sculpture, titled Dad's Halo Effect, comprises three 3m (10ft) stainless steel chess pieces that are based on parts of the steering mechanism of a Bedford truck. Gander's father made such trucks while working for Vauxhall Motors in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in the 1980s.
Ryan Gander's exhibition, titled Make Every Show Like It's Your Last, is at Manchester Art Gallery until 14 September.
Article courtesy of BBC News.