List of public art in Knightsbridge

This is a list of public art in Knightsbridge, a district in the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.

City of Westminster

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designerArchitect / other Type Designation Notes
Stags Albert Gate

51°30′09″N 0°09′31″W
before 1839Peter Turnerelli after Francesco BartolozziThomas Cubitt Statues on gateposts Grade II Formerly stood at the Piccadilly entrance to the Deputy Ranger's Lodge in Green Park; Cubitt acquired the stags prior to the building's demolition. The gates and stone piers are twentieth-century replacements for Cubitt's originals of 1844–1845.[1]
Drinking fountain Outside The Lanesborough

51°30′07″N 0°09′09″W
1860?N/A Drinking fountain Grade II* (with old hospital building) One of the earliest gifts of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association; the hotel building behind was originally St George's Hospital, which was felt to be a particularly appropriate location for a drinking fountain.[2]
Triga 1 Knightsbridge Green (formerly Caltex House) 1958Franta BelskyStone, Toms and Partners (1955–1957)
Hurley, Robertson and Associates (2001 refurbishment)
Sculptural group N/A [3][4]

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The Rush of Green or The Bowater House Group Edinburgh Gate

51°30′09″N 0°09′44″W
1959Jacob EpsteinN/A Sculptural group Grade II Unveiled April 1961. A mother, father, child and dog, driven by the sound of Pan's pipes, rush towards Hyde Park. Epstein was adding the finishing touches to the group on the night he died.[5]
Four Season Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, south façade 1961Elisabeth FrinkMichael Rosenhauer Reliefs N/A [6]
Hyde Park Gates Edinburgh Gate

51°30′08″N 0°09′38″W
2010Wendy RamshawN/A Gates N/A Commissioned from the artist and jeweller as part of the One Hyde Park residential development.[7]

Search for Enlightenment One Hyde Park

51°30′09″N 0°09′41″W
2011Simon GudgeonN/A Sculptures N/A Unveiled 19 January 2012 to mark the first anniversary of One Hyde Park.[8] The developers, Candy & Candy, had previously installed a cast of the work at Riverside Walk Gardens, Millbank, in 2011.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designer Type Designation Notes
Memorial to the victims of the 1983 Harrod's bombing Harrod's 1985George Cook Stele and plaque N/A The memorial to the police officers killed erected by the Police Memorial Trust, that of the civilians killed by the borough council.[9]

References

  1. Greenacombe, John, ed. (2000), "Knightsbridge North Side: Parkside to Albert Gate Court: Albert Gate", Survey of London: volume 45: Knightsbridge, Institute of Historical Research, retrieved 9 August 2012
  2. Historic England. "St George's Hospital and Attached Drinking Fountain (1277491)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  3. "Franta Belsky", The Telegraph, 7 July 2000, retrieved 30 September 2013
  4. One Knightsbridge Green, Emporis, retrieved 30 September 2013
  5. Greenacombe, John, ed. (2000), "Knightsbridge North Side: Parkside to Albert Gate Court: West of Albert Gate", Survey of London: volume 45: Knightsbridge, Institute of Historical Research, retrieved 2 June 2012
  6. Archived August 3, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  7. Hyde Park Gates, Inspired Metal, archived from the original on 28 January 2012, retrieved 23 January 2015
  8. Search for Enlightenment unveiled at One Hyde Park, Candy & Candy, 24 January 2012, retrieved 7 June 2013
  9. Nolan & Starren 2012, no. 38.

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