Tyne and Wear HER(10907): Newcastle, University of Northumbria, 'Bookstack' - Details
Newcastle, University of Northumbria, 'Bookstack'
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1992 by Fred Watson. A stone sculpture of 15 stacked books beside the Ellison Building. Commissioned to commemorate Newcastle Polytechnic becoming the University of Northumbria in 1992. Fred Watson taught sculpture at the Polytechnic for many years. 'Inside Outside' by Fred Watson can be seen at the Tranwell unit of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.
Ian Ayris, Peter Jubb, Steve Palmer and Paul Usherwood, 1996, A Guide to the Public Monuments and Sculpture of Tyne and Wear, p 76 Art On the Riverside, Grainger Town Partnership, Arts Council England, Nexus and Newcastle City Council, Public Art in Newcastle - A Guide (booklet); Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 145-6