Created and Sold by John Atkin

John Atkin

Hard Bop

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At the heart of The Fillmore Center, one can find this larger-than-life sculpture made by John Atkin. This musical note-like piece, made from medium granite, stainless steel, water, and concrete, is actually based on a musical rhythm like observing a conductor's baton flow and movement. It gives a homey feel to the authentic apartment community.

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John Atkin

Meet the Creator

"Since graduating from London's Royal College of Art, where Henry Moore personally funded Atkin's MA Sculpture, John Atkin has exhibited his work worldwide, from Southend and San Francisco to Fuzhou, China. Recent publications on Atkin's output focus on references to cultural heritage within the contemporary landscape; his research interest lies in public art and the interaction it provides people with artwork.

John Atkin's sculptures have global appeal, changing 'space' into 'place'. Public art builds community landmarks and meeting points for generations and cultures to come. His work has been the subject of widespread media interest and editorials that focus on his public sculptures, here in the UK & overseas."