The iconic Yorkshire Man of Steel project has its own new exhibition being hosted at Rotherham’s Clifton Park Museum.
The iconic piece of art is designed to be a landmark gateway sculpture close to the M1 that “will recognise the history of steel and coal in the region, and preside over a new age of technology and specialised steel production.”
Recently resubmitted, plans were approved conditionally in 2012 for the 27.3m high art installation based on work by local sculptor Steve Mehdi, on a former land fill site at Kimberworth in Rotherham.
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Delve in to the Yorkshire Man of Steel project at Rotherham exhibition
You may have heard of the ‘Yorkshire Man of Steel’, but now you can find out all about the project at a newly formed exhibition.
“Making the Man of Steel” explores all that lies behind the Yorkshire Man of Steel initiative.
Its links to Rotherham’s steel and coal heritage are examined, with a look at the new technologies that will play a part in the creation of the iconic sculpture.
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