Tyne and Wear HER(11005): Newcastle, Sandgate, 'River God' - Details
Newcastle, Sandgate, 'River God'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1996 by Andre Wallace. Bronze brown-patinated figure of a male head and torso on top of a steel column. He holds a staff and chain and appears to be blowing at the nearby 'Siren' figure by the same artist. Commissioned by the Tyne and Wear Development Corporation.
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 107-8; Art Review Dec/Jan 1997/8, p 8