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The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)
The Barbican Muse (Zoë)

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A floating, reclining semi-draped female figure. She holds in her left hand masks of Comedy and Tragedy, whilst her right hand is pointing the way to the entrance of the Centre. The figure is nicknamed 'Zoë', after the Cambridge student who posed for Spender.
Title

The Barbican Muse (Zoë)

Date

1994

Medium

polyurethane, glass fibre & gold leaf

Measurements

H 300 x W 900 x D (?) cm

Accession number

EC2Y_AY_S030

Acquisition method

Pentagram

Work type

Statue

Owner

City of London Corporation

Custodian

City of London Corporation

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

26th September 1994

Access

at all times

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Located at

Barbican Pedway, City of London

EC2Y 8BD

Next to the ramp going into the Barbican centre (restaurant side).