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The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge
The Kissing Bridge

© Nigel Boonham. All rights reserved, DACS 2020. Photo credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

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The work faces north towards New England Road and is set in a gardened area surrounded by shops and offices. Two figures, male (west) and female (east), lean forward to form an arch, kissing at the point of the arch keystone. The statues stand on two concrete bases.

Date

1981

Medium

bronze & concrete

Measurements

H 120 x W 170 x D 40 cm;
Plinth: H 95 x W 70 x D 50 cm

Accession number

BN1_LS_S007

Acquisition method

purchased by Renison Investments Corporation

Work type

Sculpture

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

9th September 1998

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

integral bronze base of male figure, facing west: Boonham / 1982 / 2 / 3; integral bronze base of male figure, facing west, bottom right: BURLEIFIELD


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Located at

New England Road, Brighton

BN1 9UB

Set by the pavement on Circus Parade.