Sculptures at the top of Leith Walk outside St Mary's Cathedral

Foot

by

Eduardo Paolozzi

  

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  Peter Stubbs  -  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                 Photo taken 6 October 2005

 

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    Sculptures on the pavement outside St Mary's Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk  - 'Foot'  by Eduardo Paolozzi

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looking to Omni Centre

View towards the Omni Centre from in front of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, with sculpture by Eduardo Paolozzi in the foreground

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looking towards Cathedral

Sculptures on the pavement outside St Mary's Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk  - 'Hand'  by Eduardo Paolozzi

Eduardo Paolozzi sculptures

 

Paolozzi Sculpture

This is one of thee large sculptures installed in 1991 on the pavement outside  St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk.

This view looks to the north with Picardy Place in the background.

Eduardo Paolozzi

The sculptor, Eduardo Paolozzi was born in Leith to Italian parents in 1924.  He attended the Edinburgh College of Art in 1943 but was called up for service in the army the following year.  He later attended London's Slade School, then travelled to Paris.

His studio has been recreated in the Dean Gallery, Edinburgh.

He was awarded an Honorary Degree by Edinburgh University in February 2005.  He died in April 2005, aged 81.

 

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