Notable art installations in Scotland
Kelpies is a few enormous horse heads by the artist Andy Scott, that currently dominates forth & Clyde canal in Falkirk, Scotland. The sculptures are about 30 meters tall and are designed for a monument of Scottish heritage. According to Wikipedia:
Kelpies name reflects the mythological, transforming animals that have power and the endurance of 10 horsesa property that is analogous to the fundamental changes and endurance of inland waterways in Scotland.Kelpies represent the descent of the Kaltblutes of the Scottish industry, pulling the wagons, plows, barges and coal ships area forms the geographical system of the Falkirk.
The sculptures are actually two CLYDESDALEs by Glasgow City and are constructed of structural steel with cover made of stainless steel. Although the building is nearly built, you will uncover first April 2014 for the visitors to Kelpies.
Scott has a variety of small ‘Kelpies’ sculptures created, under which a few in Chicago and on the Pardue University. The photos presented here include Kit Downey, Tracey Russell, Barry Ferguson, and Trixta photography.
Huge Kelpies horse-head sculptures
Real eye-catcher for the visitors
Structures made of stainless steel
Created work of art with style
Huge horse heads
Components made of stainless steel
video of the horse heads