"TRIBUTE HEAD" (1975-76)
BY ELIZABETH FRINK
DONATED IN 1982 BY
ARTISTS FOR AMNESTY
unveiled by the right honourable
the lord mayor of dublin
councillor DAN BROWNE
on south africa freedom day
june 25th 1983 in the 24th year of
imprisonment of NELSON MANDELA
leader of the african national
congress of south africa
One of a series of four Tribute Heads, each of which was cast six times. She stated that these heads were: Ďa tribute to all people who have died or suffered for their beliefs. These men are heroes in the sense that they are survivors, but they are also victims stripped of everything but their human courage.'
- Dame Elizabeth Frink (Thurlow, Suffolk 1930 - Blandford Forum, Dorset 1993),
English sculptor and printmaker
Sources & Information
- Art in Parks: A Guide to Sculpture in Dublin City Council Parks (Dublin, 2014) (PDF on-line).
Location (N 53°20'23" - W 6°14'54")
Item Code: ie009; Photograph: 9 June 2014
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