• Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Blade makes the cut in Hull

By: Eastern Eye Staff

By Amit Roy Nayan Kulkarni is being hailed as “the new Anish Kapoor” after his dramatic artwork – a 75 metre (250ft) wind turbine blade – was installed in the East Yorkshire city of Hull. It has taken a major feat of engineering to manoeuvre the 28-tonne Blade, as the installation is called, diagonally across Queen Victoria Square in the centre of Hull, which the government has decreed the “UK’s City of Culture 2017”. More than 50 items of street furniture, including traffic lights and lamp posts, have had to be removed to facilitate its journey into the city centre. The Blade is positioned a metre from the ground at one…

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