International Sculpture Center

   


DIRECTORY

John Atkin

Strange Meeting
2008
3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 meters
Marble

Commissioned from over 2600 worldwide entries, by Beijing Municipal Council for the Beijing Olympics, this 27 ton sculpture is based on the memorable WW1 poem by Wilfred Owen. Strange Meeting won an Outstanding Award from the Olympic Committee and has been the focus of much press attention.