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The Barbican Muse

Matthew Spender
1994

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Description

Large floating (suspended from ceiling by wires) gilded fibreglass woman in drapes reaches out with right hand - pointing the way to the Barbican Centre - and holds mask of Tragedy / Comedy in left hand.

Annotation

She is nicknamed Zoë after the student that posed for Spender.

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Location (N 51°31'10" - W 0°5'34")

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Item Code: gblo169; Photograph: 8 August 2014
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