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Verity Statue

Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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Interesting modern strange art piece

Thought provoking looking at both sides of this piece of art It's certainly not an attractive... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SilverSurfer72
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Dominating

The Verity statue on Ilfracombe Pier is a startling addition to a traditional coastal harbour. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
stevemd44
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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Ilfracombe Pier, Ilfracombe, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thought provoking looking at both sides of this piece of art It's certainly not an attractive piece, you can't miss it its at the end of the harbour word of warning watch out for the seagulls

Thank SilverSurfer72
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Verity statue on Ilfracombe Pier is a startling addition to a traditional coastal harbour. It dominates the scenary and is a wonderful addition to the town.

Thank stevemd44
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All I can say is you'll either love it or hate it. It's certainly a striking statue. It looks out to sea and is certainly the centre point when heading into the harbour at Ilfracombe.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing statue, really got the family talking. Which I suppose is what art is all about. Well done Damien hurst!

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am not a big art fan, but an interesting piece that tells a story and is located in a position that makes a statement with some lovely views around.

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Didn't mind the statue itself but felt Ilfracombe Harbour completely the wrong setting, it needs to be in a modern environment.

1  Thank ann e
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth a visit. Staue by Damian Hirst. She stand poudly looking out to sea. Made of Bronze. The statue is an allegory for truth and justice.

Thank dingleflasher
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must. Set up in 2012 down in the harbour it's a spectacular sight overlooking the bay. Some may find it a bit unsettling, er thought ut was grand. It gives the town a bit class. The harbour provides boat and fishingtrips, fish'n chips offered...More

Thank Espen L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ugly then becomes beautiful? Impressive piece of work great location at entrance to harbour . Nice town lots of shops and cafes

Thank lolacola100
Reviewed 6 days ago

An imposing statue right at the end of the harbour! The detail carved was stunning if a little graphic but that's Damien Hurst! Lots of information available about it.

Thank Sue H
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Jeanhornby
1 March 2017|
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Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
A seagull? Better a giant pastry
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BonniedaWestie
20 September 2016|
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Response from steph501962 | Reviewed this property |
Couldn't agree more. We have named her Vile Verity! Emperors new clothes springs to mind!!
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Alice D
15 July 2015|
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Response from Rob M |
Yes, planning # from wikipedia, 177 for 100 against. Amanda Palmer copied this as a human statue in New York yesterday... Amazing artist, as is DH
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