Minotaur moves into the Barbican

The terrace in front of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama has a new tenant: a sculpture of a minotaur, the creature of Greek mythology. The sculpture was previously located on St Alphage Highwalk, where it kept a watchful eye on events in Andrewes House. The demolition of the highwalk forced the beast's evacuation, and after a brief hibernation it has now found a temporary dwelling beside the Barbican lake. Ultimately the plan is for the sculpture to be re-installed in the new development at London Wall Place. The minotaur ('Colin' to his friends) is the work of Michael Ayrton. … [Read more...]