The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture designed by Antony Gormley, which is located in Gateshead, England. The angel is standing 66 feet (20 m) tall, with wings measuring 178 feet (54 m) across. You can find it standing on a hill, to the south of Low Fell overlooking the A1 road and the A167 road into Tyneside and the East Coast Main Line rail route.
There is usually an ice cream van parked on the road outside! The Work began on the project in 1994 and was finished on 16 February 1998. I think it’s a great a landmark for the North East of England and is one of the official “Icons of England”
It’s a huge statue and standing under it you really get a sense of its size. I love the rusted metal that it is made from – weather resistant steel. You can wedge yourself into the feet of the sculpt but you always slide off ! It really is well worth a visit and you can see it from miles away – it makes for great lomo images!
Recognized as one of the most eminent British photographers part of the "Thatcher Years", Brian Griffin was known for his music photography that iconized in pop music history. Visuals from album covers, single sleeves, posters and such
The German photographer is one of the iconic artists that promoted "Neues Bauen" or "New Objectivity", a movement in architecture that favored functionalism. As a photographer, Werner Mantz applied the same approach to his photography.
The lady love of the music icon John Lennon wasn't just famous for being the better half of the musician; she was an artist in her own right, one that influenced Lennon to take his creativity, imagination, and passion further, leading to some experimental works and music.
American photographer Ansel Adams remains one of the most renowned photographers today, and his photographs of American landscape and wilderness are iconic.. But there is more to Adams as a photographer. Turning away from mountain ranges, he also documented the WWII Manzanar relocation.
The first installment of the Indiana Jones movie series was one of the top-grossing films and continues to be so today. It was a highly acclaimed film, and most noted for Spielberg's "desert chase" scene. Here, the guys at Shot by Shot break down the iconic piece.
Hull is currently the City Of Culture for 2017 and what better way to add something special to this creative city than launching an official Embassy Store! Join us on December 8th for the official launch party from 6.30pm!
The whole world is somehow in love with everything about Wes Anderson today, and we can't help but fall for it too. Get to know more about one of the most iconic 21st-century filmmakers through this short film, "Un Court Métrage Sur".
Since "Breathless", French filmmaker and father of the French New Wave era have left icon after icon all over the culture of cinema. To reflect the era of the 60's, he used bold, contrasting colors consistently all throughout his filmography.
Foor the French photographer Jean-Marie Périer, the '60s was his time in the spotlight, making the most iconic shots of icons themselves, most especially The Beatles in his acclaimed photoshoot with French magazine "Salut les Copains”.