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Robert Adams mural at Queens Gardens, Hull 1958-59


38 Robert Adams, Untitled, concrete, 1958-59

Status: Unlisted
Condition: Good condition
Type: Concrete
Owners: Hull City Council
Location: Queen's Gardens, Hull

Commissioned in the late 1950s, the panels were designed by Robert Adams (1917-84) and represent the only example of English modernist  sculpture in Hull. They are also one of the few examples of the artist’s work in Britain. The mural forms a feature within Queen’s Gardens, and was part of a commission that also included six carved stone panels by Kenneth Carter, then a lecturer at Hull College of Art.

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