Sculpture erected to replace Colston statue in Bristol removed

Credit: WorldNews- Published 3 weeks ago
The sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester erected on the plinth where a statue of slave trader Edward Colston once stood in Bristol is being taken down. Pictures from the scene appeared to show workers at the site at around 5.20am today. Artist Marc Quinn created the life-size black resin and steel piece of Bristol's Jen...
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Published 3 weeks ago -  01:23
Bristol mayor: Democratic process must decide the future of Edward Colston plinth
Bristol mayor Marvin Rees says any decision on replacing the statue of slave trader Edward Colston must be decided democratically, after a sculpture erected on the plinth where the statue used to stand was removed.Artist Marc Quinn created the life-size black resin and steel piece of Jen Reid after seeing a photo of her standing on the empty plinth following the toppling of the Colston statue in Bristol.

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