Tyne and Wear HER(10981): Newcastle, Laing Art Gallery, 'Blue Carpet Staircase' - Details
Newcastle, Laing Art Gallery, 'Blue Carpet Staircase'
2001 by Thomas Heatherwick Studios. Located at east end of Blue Carpet linking the city centre with Manors. A broad curving spiral staircase constructed in laminated marine ply. The top surface is cedar. Each piece has been individually cut and shaped by hand. Commissioned by Newcastle City Council.
Art On the Riverside, Grainger Town Partnership, Arts Council England, Nexus and Newcastle City Council, Public Art in Newcastle - A Guide (booklet)