durable Accoya wood, paint, gold leaf
3,5 m high
Inspiration: the two lions supporting the city’s heraldic crest
Location: the lawn by the new harbour basin
Cornelia Parker (1956) draws great pleasure from blowing up, duplicating, stretching or shattering daily objects and well-known images from art and culture, as a kind of act of liberation. Because in creating large-scale sculptures or installations in this way, the old and familiar get a new meaning, with a hint of British humour into the bargain. Parker works intensively with others.