Horses in Art: ‘Still Water’ by Nic Fiddian-Green
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Still Water graces Marble Arch of London, England, a 33-foot-tall bronze sculpture of a horse head captured as though the horse were drinking. Amidst the bustle of London, the graceful shape of a horse’s head provides a quiet contrast, creating its own quiet zone of peace and tranquility.
Still Water was sculpted by Nic Fiddian-Green and completed in 2011: the sculpture is a larger, slightly different version of an earlier piece on the same site titled Horse at Water. This earlier piece was moved to the home of the couple who had commissioned it.
Reader Lynn Howland sent us this photo of Still Water from Marble Arch:
Here’s a slightly different view of Still Water:
Still Water is the largest free-standing bronze sculpture in London. Have you ever visited this sculpture in person? Let us know in the comments!
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