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Beetle
Beetle
Beetle
Beetle
Beetle
Beetle
Beetle
Beetle
Beetle

© Nicola Hicks, Flowers Gallery, London. Photo credit: Paul Francis / Art UK

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This vastly oversized bronze beetle, nearly two metres long, is painted black and placed on a low rectangular stone pedestal. The form was based on the Rhinoceros beetle, one of various scarabaeid beetles that have one or more horns on their heads.

Date

2000 or before

Medium

bronze & limestone

Measurements

H 90 x W 265 x D 120 cm;
Plinth: H 80 x W 340 x D 175 cm

Accession number

BS1_PF_S004

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

At-Bristol Limited

Custodian

At-Bristol Limited

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

Inscription description

inscribed on a circular bronze plaque set in paving beside the sculpture: ‘BEETLE’ / BY NICOLA HICKS / 2000 AD / BRONZE / AT-BRISTOL


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Located at

Anchor Square, Bristol City

BS1 5DB

Sited outside Bristol Aquarium.