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Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides
Eighteen Thousand Tides

© David Nash. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

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A circle of rough-hewn, upright recycled groynes of varying heights and widths set into a base of shingle, that has a retaining wall also cut from recycled groynes.








H 500 x W 500 x D 500 cm (E)

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plaque: Eighteen Thousand Tides 1996 / Recycled oak groynes from Eastbourne seafront / DAVID NASH / A sculpture commission by the Towner Art Gallery / Purchased through the Collection Scheme in partnership with the / Contemporary Art Society and funded by the Arts Council of England, / Contemporary Art Society, Eastbourne Borough Council, friends of the / Towner and the Towner Contemporary Art Fund Committee / Assistance has also been received from Posford Duvivier, J T Mackley & Co. Ltd. and Serco Ltd. / More information about the sculpture and David Nash is available at the / Towner Art Gallery & Local Museum, an Eastbourne Borough Council service.


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