18 March 2015

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Miya Ando’s Twin Towers Girder Sculpture Finally Gets Permanent London Home

The American artist Miya Ando’s sculpture, fashioned from a World Trade Centre girder has been given a permanent home at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London. The structure which measures 28ft (8.5m) tall was given to the United Kingdom by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owners of the World […]

26 November 2014

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9/11 Memorial Finally Receives Date For Permanent Display In The UK

A sculpture made with material sourced from the wreckage of New York’s Twin Towers is to be permanently displayed in London’s Olympic Park from 2015, after a disappointing history – the Art Newspaper reports. The segment of the World Trade Centre was gifted from the US as a public reminder of the 2001 atrocity which […]

11 September 2013

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9/11 Sculpture To Be Permanently Installed At Olympic Park

An 8-meter sculpture fashioned from girders reclaimed from the World Trade Centre site, titled “After 9/11”is to find a new home in the Olympic Park in Stratford. It was created by the American artist Miya Ando to honour the 3,000 people, including 67 Britons, killed in the 9/11 attacks on the United States. It was originally […]

20 December 2010

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9/11 Sculpture for London’s Southbank

An 8-meter sculpture fashioned from girders reclaimed from the World Trade Centre site is to be erected on Potters Fields Park outside the new City Hall in London’s Southbank. The sculpture designed by American, Miya Ando will incorporate girders from sections of the ruined skyscrapers. They have been donated by the New York Port Authority […]