Tyne and Wear HER(11122): Tynemouth, Metro Station, 'Mask' - Details
Tynemouth, Metro Station, 'Mask'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
A lime-wood mask, 1.3m high x 50cm wide set on a steel support. 1995 by David Gross. Commissioned by Nexus. The mask has a "fierce" expression reminiscent of an actor's mask of tragedy or perhaps to masks of the South Seas. Carved with the help of pupils from Norham Community High School.
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 209-10;The Journal, Newcastle, 22 August 1995