List of public art in Islington

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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Islington.

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Musgrave Watson frieze in Battishill Gardens.jpg Commerce Welcoming All Nations Battishill Street Gardens 1842 (carved)
1975 (unveiled on present site)
Musgrave Watson [1]
Hugh myddleton islington green 1.jpg Hugh Myddelton Islington Green 1862 John Thomas [2] 51°32′09″N 0°06′13″W / 51.53573°N 0.10365°W / 51.53573; -0.10365
Islington Green War Memorial Islington Green 2004 (replacing an earlier "temporary" war memorial) John Maine [3]
Shoreditch john wesley statue 1.jpg John Wesley Wesley's Chapel, City Road 1891 J. Adams Acton [2] 51°31′25″N 0°05′14″W / 51.52370°N 0.08718°W / 51.52370; -0.08718
Highbury fields memorial.jpg Boer War Memorial Highbury Fields 1905 Sir Bertram Mackennal [4]
Francis Bacon Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Frederick Schenck [4]
Edmund Spenser Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Frederick Schenck [4]
Thomas Paine Angel Court, Owen Street 1991 Kevin Jordan [5]
Dick Whittington's cat Highgate Hill 51°34′00″N 0°08′13″W / 51.56654°N 0.13690°W / 51.56654; -0.13690
Mercury the God Top of Triton Court, Finsbury Square [6]
2 figures of Triton the God Triton Court, Finsbury Square
4 females Triton Court clock tower, Finsbury Square
Finsbury Rifles war memorial - geograph.org.uk - 397027.jpg Finsbury War Memorial Rosebery Avenue 15 August 1921 [7]
Highbury Manor tile motif Highbury & Islington station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Edward Bawden [8]
Crossed pistols tile motif Finsbury Park station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Tom Eckersley [9]
Finsbury Park tube balloon mosaic.JPG Balloon mosaics Finsbury Park station, Piccadilly line platforms 1983 Annabel Grey [10]
Chiswell Street artwork - City of London - 2014-08-09 - Andy Mabbett - 02.JPG Faceted Column corner of Chiswell Street and Finsbury Pavement 1999 Stephen Cox [11] 51°31′13″N 0°05′15″W / 51.520415°N 0.087497°W / 51.520415; -0.087497

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musgrave Watson frieze in Battishill Gardens Accessed 20 December 2010
  2. ^ a b Ben Weinreb, ed. (2008). The London Encyclopaedia (Third ed.). pp. 866–876. ISBN 978-1-4050-4924-5. 
  3. ^ Art in the Open Resource - Islington Green Accessed 4 August 2014
  4. ^ a b c Statues in Islington Accessed 18 July 2011
  5. ^ Rights of Man in Islington - UK Attraction Accessed 18 July 2011
  6. ^ http://knowledgeoflondon.com/rooftops.html
  7. ^ Finsbury War Monument London Remembers. Accessed 4 August 2014
  8. ^ Victoria Line Tile Motifs - Highbury and Islington Accessed 3 August 2014
  9. ^ Victoria Line Tile Motifs - Finsbury Park Accessed 3 August 2014.
  10. ^ The Mosaics at Finsbury Park Accessed 20 August 2014.
  11. ^ Planning approval