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Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)
Untitled 1986 (The Headington Shark)

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A large sculpture of a shark embedded into the roof of a modest Victorian residential house. It was installed to protest against the American bombing of Libya and as a statement against the use of nuclear weapons. It was revealed on the 41st anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, and later renovated in 2015.

Medium

polyester resin, oil paint & metal

Measurements

H 760 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

OX3_JR_S001

Acquisition method

commissioned by Bill Heine

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Magnus Hanson-Heine

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

9th August 1986

Access

at all times

Access note

can be viewed from the street

Inscription description

Untitled 1986


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Located at

2 New High Street, Headington

OX3 7AQ