These public sculptures were unveiled and subsequently recorded in 2023 by Art UK.


To find out more about the themes and trends in public sculpture, you can read our full annual report for 2023.

Artists featured in this Curation: Sebastien Boyesen (b.1960), Poppy Field (b.1993), Kevin Atherton (b.1950), A. B. Fine Art Foundry, Ray Lonsdale (b.1965), Ben Twiston-Davies (b.1971), Andy Edwards (b.1964), Rubin James Eynon (b.1972), Amy Goodman (b.1974), John McKenna (b.1964), and 87 more
90 artworks
Sarah Jane Rees 'Cranogwen' (1839–1916)
© the artist. Image credit: Sebastien Boyesen

Sarah Jane Rees 'Cranogwen' (1839–1916) 2023

Sebastien Boyesen (b.1960)

Bronze

H 210 cm

Queen Elizabeth II (1926–2022)
© the artist. Image credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

Queen Elizabeth II (1926–2022) 2022

Poppy Field (b.1993)

Bronze

H 200 cm

Joy II (Platforms Piece)
© the artist. Image credit: Vincenzo Albano / Art UK

Joy II (Platforms Piece) 2023

Kevin Atherton (b.1950) and A. B. Fine Art Foundry

Bronze

The Ballad of Sophia Constable
© the artist. Image credit: Helen Crute

The Ballad of Sophia Constable 2023

Ray Lonsdale (b.1965)

Steel

H 243 cm

Agatha Christie (1890–1976)
© the artist. Image credit: Jane Roblin / Art UK

Agatha Christie (1890–1976) 2023

Ben Twiston-Davies (b.1971)

Bronze

H 130 x W 200 cm

Pat Jennings (b.1945)
© the artist. Image credit: Allan Leonard / Art UK

Pat Jennings (b.1945) 2023

Andy Edwards (b.1964)

Bronze

H 170 cm

Max Boyce (b.1943)
© the artist. Image credit: Maarten Roes Francken / Art UK

Max Boyce (b.1943) 2023

Rubin James Eynon (b.1972)

Bronze

The Glimmer Twins
© the artist. Image credit: Andy Smith / Art UK

The Glimmer Twins 2023

Amy Goodman (b.1974)

Bronze

John J. R. Macleod (1876–1935)
© the artist. Image credit: Elaine Vizor / Art UK

John J. R. Macleod (1876–1935) 2023

John McKenna (b.1964)

Bronze & granite

Prince Philip (1921–2021)
© the artist. Image credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

Prince Philip (1921–2021) 2022

Poppy Field (b.1993)

Bronze

H 200 cm

Hibiscus Rising (in memory of David Oluwale)
© Yinka Shonibare CBE. All rights reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

Hibiscus Rising (in memory of David Oluwale) 2023

Yinka Shonibare (b.1962)

H 950 cm

Władysław Sikorski (1881–1943)
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Helen Chester / Art UK

Władysław Sikorski (1881–1943) 2022–2023

Andrew Lilley (b.1969)

Bronze

H 160 x W 100 x D 100 cm

Portrait Bench: Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Emily Campbell, Karl White
© the artists. Image credit: Sustrans / Extended Agency

Portrait Bench: Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Emily Campbell, Karl White 2023

Nick Hallett and Katy Hallett

Corten steel

Portrait Bench – Lenny Henry, Ellie Simmons and Jane Sixsmith
© the artists. Image credit: Sustrans / Mark Radford 2023

Portrait Bench – Lenny Henry, Ellie Simmons and Jane Sixsmith 2023

Katy Hallett and Nick Hallett

Corten steel

Portrait Bench: An NHS Nurse and Footballer, Malcolm Lindsay
© the artists. Image credit: Sustrans / Raven Cozens-Hardy

Portrait Bench: An NHS Nurse and Footballer, Malcolm Lindsay 2023

Katy Hallett and Nick Hallett

Corten steel

Jimmy Murphy (1910–1989)
© the artist. Image credit: Martin Henderson / Art UK

Jimmy Murphy (1910–1989) 2022–2023

Alan Beattie Herriot (b.1952)

Bronze

Black British History
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Tony Bennett / Art UK

Black British History 2023

Luke Perry (b.1983) and Canaan Brown

Galvanised steel

Windrush Sculpture
© the artists. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Windrush Sculpture 2023

Jade Pearl (b.1994) and Liam Hopkins (b.1985)

Steel

The Singing Hollow
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Gordon Baird / Art UK

The Singing Hollow 2023

Wolfram Graubner (b.1953)

Granite & stone

Swarm
© Alison Wilding 2021. All rights reserved, courtesy Karsten Schubert, London. Image credit: Andy Smith / Art UK

Swarm 2023

Alison Wilding (b.1948)

Gilded steel & concrete

H 500 cm

Chepstow Pebble
© the artist. Image credit: Maarten Roes Francken / Art UK

Chepstow Pebble 2023

Michael Johnson (b.1954)

Steel

Palaeotherium (Crystal Palace Dinosaurs)
© the artist. Image credit: Jade King / Art UK

Palaeotherium (Crystal Palace Dinosaurs) 2023

Robert Nicholls (b.1975)

Fibreglass

H 100 x W 200 cm

Hanningfield Park Entrance Grey Lag Goose Screen
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Hanningfield Park Entrance Grey Lag Goose Screen 2023

Bruce Williams (b.1962)

Laser cut steel

Hanningfield Park Entrance Grebe Signpost
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Hanningfield Park Entrance Grebe Signpost 2023

Bruce Williams (b.1962)

Laser cut steel

Redesdale Goat
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Elaine Vizor / Art UK

Redesdale Goat 2023

Stephen Lunn (active since 1975) and Ashlee Donaldson

Galvanised steel

H 762 cm

Birds in Flight
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Paul Francis / Art UK

Birds in Flight 2023

Duncan Kitson

Stainless steel & cedar

H 600 cm

Rainworth Arrow
© the artist. Image credit: Helen Chester / Art UK

Rainworth Arrow 2023

Richard Janes (b.1969)

Oak

The Birds
© the artist. Image credit: Tim Rebeiro / Art UK

The Birds 2023

Julia Clarke (b.1970)

Willow

Minerva
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Minerva 2023

Irena Posner (b.1988)

Stone

H 243 cm

Tree of Life
© the artist. Image credit: Paul Francis / Art UK

Tree of Life 2023

Sebastien Boyesen (b.1960)

Steel

H 560 x W 440 cm

Evolution
© the artist. Image credit: Jon Edgar

Evolution 2021–2023

Jon Edgar (b.1968)

Oak

H 100 cm

Forecast
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

Forecast 2023

Felicity Hammond (b.1988) and CAN

Brick & cement aggregate

The Gilded Elm
© the artist. Image credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

The Gilded Elm 2021–2023

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva (b.1971)

Wood & gold

Marina
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

Marina 2021–2023

Leigh Dyer (b.1959)

Galvanised stainless steel

Wood Stile
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Wood Stile 2023

Ian Etheridge

Oak

Birdland
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Birdland 2023–2024

Elaine Tribley (b.1962)

Metal

Horses
© the artist. Image credit: Fiona Jeffrey / Art UK

Horses 2023

Steve Tomlinson

Corten steel

Sheep
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Sheep 2023

Nigel Barnett (b.1964) and Bruno Oliviera

Steel

Flock
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Flock 2023

toyStudio and Belona Greenwood

Steel

The Gift
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

The Gift 2023

Mitchell House (b.1959) and Susan Ashby and Paul Downs

Bronze

War Horse
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Paul Francis / Art UK

War Horse 2023

Jason Baggs

Horseshoes

Shirebrook Mining Memorial
© the artist. Image credit: Helen Chester / Art UK

Shirebrook Mining Memorial 2023

Peter Walker (b.1973)

Bronze

H 457 cm

Sheffield COVID Memorial
© the artist. Image credit: Jenny Owen / Art UK

Sheffield COVID Memorial 2023

George King Architects (founded 2015)

Stainless steel

Wellington Bomber Pilot and His Spaniel 
© the artist & © the artist. Image credit: Helen Chester / Art UK

Wellington Bomber Pilot and His Spaniel  2023

Tom J. Nicholls (b.1982) and Tim O'Brien (b.1970)

Bronze & Portland stone

Covid Response Monument
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Paul Francis / Art UK

Covid Response Monument 2023

Mike Pringle and David Wilkins and R & P Engineering

Callow sandstone & steel

The Ukrainian Global Peace Monument (Temp)
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Christine Lowe / Art UK

The Ukrainian Global Peace Monument (Temp) 2023

Osbelit Garcia-Morales

Aluminium

H 500 cm

Spitfire
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Julian Tubbs / Art uk

Spitfire 2023

Suhail Shaikh and KMF Group

Stainless steel & Corten steel

Herring Girl
© the artist. Image credit: Helen Crute / Art UK

Herring Girl 2023

Ray Lonsdale (b.1965)

Steel

H 180 x W 140 cm

Embrace
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

Embrace 2023

Chris Knight (b.1964)

Iron & steel

H 600 cm

Ploughshares
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Ploughshares 2023

Berni Marfleet (b.1951)

Metal reused items

Excalibur 7.62
© Steven Gregory. All rights reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

Excalibur 7.62 2018

Steven Gregory (b.1952)

Steel

History Mural
© the artist. Image credit: Fiona Jeffrey / Art UK

History Mural 2023

Gabrielle Naptali

Ceramic

W 300 x D 300 cm

Cracked Eggs
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Susan Dawson / Art UK

Cracked Eggs 2023

Stuart Langley

Carbon fibre & epoxy resin

Stack 9 Viridian Green
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

Stack 9 Viridian Green 2023

Annie Morris (b.1978)

Bronze

Amazonian Caiman God
© the artist. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

Amazonian Caiman God 2023

Jason Wilsher-Mills (b.1969)

Bronze

The Auguries (Last Calls)
© the artist. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

The Auguries (Last Calls) 2023

Andy Holden (b.1982)

Bronze

Fan Construction
© the artist. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

Fan Construction 2023

Halima Cassell (b.1975)

Steel

Zero Dome (Temp to January 2024)
© Georg Baselitz 2024. Image credit: Andy Smith / Art UK

Zero Dome (Temp to January 2024) 2023

Georg Baselitz (b.1938)

Wood

Gathering
© the artist. Image credit: Peter Farmer / Art UK

Gathering 2023

Halima Cassell (b.1975)

Concrete

0º00 Navigation Part II: A Journey Across Europe and Africa
© the artist. Image credit: Angus Mill. Courtesy of The Line

0º00 Navigation Part II: A Journey Across Europe and Africa 2023

Simon Faithfull (b.1966)

Sandblasted York stone

The Line

Pittu Pithu Pitoo
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Pittu Pithu Pitoo 2022

Simeon Barclay (b.1975)

Fibreglass & garden ornament

H 300 x W 200 x D 360 cm

City of London Corporation

Rain Mountain, Duo, Neo-Lithic
© The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Rain Mountain, Duo, Neo-Lithic 1982–1983

Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988)

Hot-dipped galvanised steel

H 243.8 x W 79.4 x D 63.5 cm

City of London Corporation

Untitled
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Untitled 2021

Tatiana Wolska (b.1977)

Cut & thermo-welded plastic bottles

City of London Corporation

The Garden of Floating Words
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

The Garden of Floating Words 2017

Elisa Artesero

Clear acrylic & neon glass

H 200 x W 50 x D 50 cm

City of London Corporation

untitled: megaphone
© the artist's estate, courtesy of Hauser & Wirth. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

untitled: megaphone 2014

Phyllida Barlow (1944–2023)

Steel, timber, plywood, wire netting, sand, polyurethane foam, polystyrene, paint & varnish

H 600 x W 235 x D 290 cm

City of London Corporation

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised 2020

Rafael D'Aló (b.1981)

Lacquered steel

H 165 x W 145 x D 8 cm

City of London Corporation

The Granary
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

The Granary 2021

Jesse Pollock (b.1993)

Powder coated steel

H 353 x W 275 x D 265 cm

City of London Corporation

Untitled
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Untitled 2021

Tatiana Wolska (b.1977)

Cut & thermo-welded plastic bottles

City of London Corporation

We
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

We 2019

Emma Smith (b.1989)

Neon

H 1160 x W 80 x D 10 cm

City of London Corporation

Muamba Grove, 0 Hue #1 / Muamba Grove, 0 Hue #2
© courtesy of the artist and Duarte Sequeira Gallery. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Muamba Grove, 0 Hue #1 / Muamba Grove, 0 Hue #2 2019

Vanessa da Silva (b.1976)

Steel, fibreglass, resin & UV paint

H 177 x W 255 x D 85 cm

City of London Corporation

Habitat
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Habitat 2021

Pedro Pires (b.1978)

Iron

H 265 x W 250 x D 72 cm

City of London Corporation

Miss
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Miss 2021

Emma Louise Moore

Carrara marble

H 220 x W 150 cm

City of London Corporation

In Loving Memory
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

In Loving Memory 2020

Oliver Bragg

Etched brass plaques

H 10 x W 5 cm

City of London Corporation

Flux
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Loughborough University

Flux 2023

Chiara Brown and Fred Hendry Briars and Andrea Pocock

Burned & oiled larch wood

H 278 x W 800 x D 289 cm

Loughborough University

Do It All
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Hornby Studios

Do It All 2023

Nick Hornby (b.1980)

Bronze

H 570 x W 240 x D 160 cm

Here and There
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Hornby Studios

Here and There 2023

Nick Hornby (b.1980)

Bronze

H 330 x W 120 x D 120 cm

Power over Others is Weakness Disguised as Strength 
© the artist. Image credit: Nick Hornby Studios / Peter Mallet

Power over Others is Weakness Disguised as Strength  2023

Nick Hornby (b.1980)

Corten steel

H 500 x W 350 x D 150 cm

After the Dance
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Andy Smith / Art UK

After the Dance 2023

Colin Spofforth (b.1963)

Stainless steel

H 600 cm

Flight of the Langoustine
© the copyright holders. Image credit: Lawrence Suss /Art UK

Flight of the Langoustine 2023

Pierre Diamantopoulo (b.1952) and Milwyn Casting and Art Fabrications

Bronze & steel

H 400 cm

Armoured Heart
© the artist. Image credit: Mike Longhurst / Art UK

Armoured Heart 2023

Stuart Melrose (b.1975)

Stainless steel

H 220 x W 210 x D 70 cm

Taunton Dragon
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Taunton Dragon 2023

Matthew Crabb (b.1983)

Cedar wood

H 400 cm

Chicken and Egg
© Sarah Staton. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Vincenzo Albano / Art UK

Chicken and Egg 2023

Sarah Staton (b.1961)

Laser cut steel

Indiana Jones
© the copyright holder. Image credit: Andy Smith / Art UK

Indiana Jones 2023

3D Eye

Bronze

H 175 cm

Landline
© the artist. Image credit: Andy Smith / Art UK

Landline 2022–2023

Sean Scully (b.1945)

Marble

H 500 cm

Ozzy the Bull
© the artist. Image credit: Tony Bennett / Art UK

Ozzy the Bull 2022–2023

Artem (founded 1988)

Metal

H 1000 cm

Collective Nouns
© the artist. Image credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK

Collective Nouns 2023

Elaine Tribley (b.1962)

Metal

Untitled Ceiling Projection
© courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Untitled Ceiling Projection 2018

Mika Rottenberg (b.1976)

Single-channel video installation, sound, colour; 6:07 min.

City of London Corporation

Pacific Red (IV)
© courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Pacific Red (IV) 2017

Larry Bell (b.1939)

Red Poppy & Blush laminated glass

H 182.9 x W 244.5 x D 244.5 cm

City of London Corporation

Summer Moon
© Ugo Rondinone, courtesy of the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Image credit: Nick Turpin, courtesy of Sculpture in the City

Summer Moon 2011

Ugo Rondinone (b.1958)

Cast aluminium & white enamel

H 600 x W 550 x D 550 cm

City of London Corporation

On Top of the World
© the artists. Image credit: Jane Roblin / Art UK

On Top of the World 2023

Julie Edwards and Ron Thompson (Planet Art)

Stainless steel

H 500 x W 350 x D 350 cm