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Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)
Y bwa (The Arc)

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Two figures on brick plinths, feet astride two steel arcs with the figures at full stretch, each trying to bend the arc to meet at the top.


Date

1996

Medium

bronze, stainless steel & cylindrical bases covered with terracotta tiles

Measurements

H 274 x W 366 x D (?) cm

Accession number

LL11_AEB_S004

Acquisition method

commissioned by Wrexham Maelor Council

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Wrexham County Borough Council

Custodian

Wrexham County Borough Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

2nd February 1996

Access

at all times

Inscription description

Y BWA THE ARC / Dadorchuddiwyd y cerflun hwn Y Bwa gan David Annand, / gan ei Deilyngdod Maer Wrecsam Maelor, / Y Cynghorydd Michael Morris / ar yr 2nd o Chwefror 1996 / This sculpture The Arc by David Annand was unveiled by / The Worshipful the Mayor of Wrexham Maelor, / Councillor Michael Morris / on 2nd February 1996. / Uwch y waedd, drwy'r gawod chwys - a helynt / Y morthwylion stormus, / Heibio'r awr sy'n bwyta brys, / Mae tynfa yma at enfys. / Myrddin Ap Dafydd / Above the cry, through streaming sweat - and the storm / Of angry hammers, / Past the hour that devours haste, / We are drawn towards rainbows.


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Located at

Lord Street,

LL11 1LR

Located at the junction with Egerton Street