Chesterfield sculpture now free from security fencing

A well-known Chesterfield sculpture is no longer fenced off.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 10:53 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:26 pm
Poise now.

Poise, which is located behind the post office building at Future Walk, was surrounded by security fences for several months.

Angela Connor, who designed the sculpture, called for the fencing to be installed as she was concerned about vandalism or damage to the sculpture.

Poise is 9ft in diameter and made of white marble and stainless steel.

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The individual pieces move in the wind. In sunlight they create changing patterns of shadows.

It has previously been based in America and Ireland.

The statue is owned by Royal Mail and is opposite the Rosewall statue, one of Dame Barbara Hepworth’s finest works, which was given Grade II listed status at the start of the year.

Poise before.
Poise before.