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Whale's Teeth
Whale's Teeth
Whale's Teeth
Whale's Teeth
Whale's Teeth
Whale's Teeth
Whale's Teeth

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The sculpture was inspired by Dundee’s former whaling industry and based on the idea of scrimshaw decoration. Alistair used images of well-known Dundee icons and historical motifs drawn all over the three tooth forms.

Whale's Teeth




fibreglass & concrete

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created for Blackness Public Art Programme, funded by Dundee District Council, the Scottish Development Agency and the Scottish Arts Council

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Dundee District Council


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Located at

53 Polepark Road, City of Dundee