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The face has become a bit of an icon in Wigan and is sat just off the main street on The Wiend just near Believe Square. The face is often painted for various events about Wigan...most recently it was for Wigan Pride.
It adds an interesting site for tourists and is a piece of decent artwork, however it is no representative of Wigan's people. Maybe when you could see the shiny steel face it was worth a very quick/ short glance. Now painted purple it looks ridiculous,...More
This absolute monstrosity and ridiculous waste of public funds misappropriated by Wigan Council bears no context in any sense, to the proud, industrious, conscientious people of Wigan.
It's a ridiculous spin, on an ill conceived rip off, of the Easter Island effigies. This epitomizes
As the title says it's worth a look. Not sure who it's supposed to be if anybody. The area around it is quite nice but you only need 10 minutes to see it all. Most of the locals seem to think it's a waste of...More
Clearly Wigan Council have no idea what the people of Wigan would want, or relate to, when it comes to the commissioning a piece of modern art.
It stands in a what can only be described as "In the way", for anyone wishing to enter...More