The repositioned statue of Horse and Rider by Elisabeth Frink has been unveiled on Bond Street
The Horse and Rider sculpture by Elisabeth Frink was unveiled on Bond Street yesterday with great fanfare on a gloriously sunny morning.
In a momentous occasion for Publica and the Bond Street team who have chosen the new location for the sculpture as part of their designs for Bond Street’s public realm. The unveiling signals the nearing of the end of the works on Bond Street public realm with the new creation of the Town Square with increased pedestrian capacity at the point where New Bond Street transforms into the narrower more historic Old Bond Street at the south end of Burlington Gardens. The new benches designed by Publica and Furnitubes have also been installed adding the transformed feel of the new street.
President of the Royal Academy of Arts, Christopher Le Brun, welcomed the new design of the public realm in his speech and spoke of the importance of Elisabeth Frink as an artist saying that had she lived, she may have been the first female president of the Royal Academy.
The fantastic lettering work in the plinth is the result of Publica’s collaboration with Ben Jones and Annet Stirling at Incisive Letterwork. Thanks goes to our clients and collaborators; New West End Company, Westminster City Council, FM Conway and WSP.
Read more about the event here.
POSTED: 26 JUNE 2018