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London’s Public Art: The Sunbeam Weekly and the Pilgrim’s Pocket

This statue of a man and a boy in Rotherhithe is going to be very heavily photographed for it will be a major site of pilgrimage for Americans in 2020.


London Public Art: The traffic light roundabout

In London's docklands is a roundabout, and in the middle a tree, blinking and flashing away -- made from a cluster of traffic lights.


London public art: The Paternoster Square sundial

It's quite easy to miss for such a large object, but high up on the wall of the Stock Exchange building is a giant sundial.


London Public Art: Shadwell DLR’s bike shed

A bike shed next to Shadwell DLR is an unlikely site for a piece of public art in London.


London Public Art: Statue of Captain John Smith

There's a statue of a man in the City of London who is famous in the USA, and little remembered in the UK, but his statue is here, in London.


London Public Art: The Whitechapel Threads

In the middle of a wide avenue by Shoreditch station stands three ropes threaded and frozen in space.


Refugees as art in Spitalfields

A wooden boat that once raced across the waves stands frozen in time carrying passengers who never arrive.


The tube station with a sheet of iron from a warship

There's a tube station with a relatively little used staircase, and at the top, standing proud is a massive slab of rusted iron -- from a warship.


London’s Public Art: Mary Seacole Statue, SE1

What is believed to be the first statue in the UK to a named black woman stands in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital overlooking the Houses of Parliament.


London Public Art: Union – Horse with Two Discs

This is a piece of art outside the Museum of London that shows a horse surrounded by two discs, unsurprisingly, called Union - Horse with Two Discs.