Venus and Cupid Sculpture, Morecambe

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Created in 2004 by Shane Johnstone and dedicated to those who have lost their lives working on the sea this sculpture installed in 2005 after the Chinese cocklers tragedy has become embroiled in a political tribal war which blights Morecambe Town Council. This iconic landmark could be lost if the councillors ignore the wishes of local people and vote to have the sculpture removed. This page has been set up for people to discover the themes and stories behind the sculpture, to add their own comments and to help save Venus and Cupid from demolition.

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  • August 14, 2017
    As we drove into Morecambe we came across this very the unique sculpture just opposite Morecambe golf club. It was quite a dull morning so wish i had waited until later in the day as the sun shining o...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Seeing this sculpture in several different weathers throughout the day was a joy. It captures the light and its background for some very dramatic photos.  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    This work is situated between the road and promenade. It is a large piece of work that catches you attention. On a fine day an art lover could spend time here. It is a good opener for a discussion of ...  more »
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  • So wonderful to have strong figures like this set against a marine landscape.
  • A contemporary environmental art installation. Interesting history available on the related website.

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