Tallest Free-Standing Bronze in London to Be Installed on Tuesday

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LONDON.- Londoners near Marble Arch on the evening of Tuesday, September 14, 2010 will witness the installation and unveiling of a brand new public work of art by highly collectable and contemporary monumental equine sculptor Nic Fiddian-Green. This 33ft high bronze Horse’s Head has taken a year to build, weighs 17 tonnes and will be the tallest free standing permanent bronze in the capital. Understandably the road will have to be closed for its delivery. It was made specifically for the site at Marble Arch and replaces an earlier piece temporarily installed last summer that was originally commissioned by Sir Anthony and Lady Bamford and is now leaving for their Daylesford estate in Gloucestershire. Nic Fiddian-Green said: “This ‘London Horse’ fulfils Boris Johnson’s vision of making London a more beautiful city. It is also the largest bronze in the world to have been cast using the ancient process of ‘lost wax’, which took place at the Castle