Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield
Hallam University PUBLIC ART IN SHEFFIELD
Cornish Street (missing - stolen)
Location: Cornish Street, visible
from Penistone Road (A61). Situated for a number of years at the back of
a triangle of waste ground, now grassed over. The area was finally altered
as part of major road alterations relating to the installation of Sheffield
Supertram along Penistone Road, which were completed in 1995. The piece
is now more visible. Paul Carruther's
Lights and Vic
Brailsford's 'Cutlery' are very close to this piece. (A-Z p86
Coping stone for brick ornamental
wall, which encloses an area for ornamental planting, not yet carried out.
Sheffield City Council. The artist
was approached and asked to provide a piece for the site.
Bermejo feels that the paired birds
relate to still occupied pigeon lofts further up the Penistone Road and to
city life in general. There is a strong symmetry in the position of the two
pigeons, and indeed from one particular view point they appear to be one bird.
This piece was stolen in 2002. It has not been recovered.