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Monument to the Unknown Artist

Award: Wood Pencil

Wood Pencil / Digital Installations / Digital Installations / 2008

Installed beside the Tate Modern, this permanent artwork has attracted the attention of the world’s media, and is accessible at all times. At first glance, Monument to the Unknown Artist appears to be a simple bronze statue, dressed in a neck scarf and loose fitting suit. However, the six-metre monument seeks inspiration from passers-by, inviting them to strike poses that he copies, continually changing his form in a light-hearted and mischievous way. This unique sculpture offers an alternative and accessible creative experience to the public, allowing them to create a dialogue with the work of art.

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