‘Cheeky and unadulterated’: readers’ favourite UK public art

‘Cheeky and unadulterated’: readers’ favourite UK public art

We asked you to tell us about your much-loved pieces of public art across the country. Here are some of your suggestions.

Rude Kids series in Liverpool by Dotmaster

They’re cheeky and unadulterated. So Banksy-esque. They act to eradicate the stigma of graffiti as mess. There is nothing unclean about this. Except, perhaps, the manners of the kids that this artist portrays. We all know children can get away with an awful lot of mischief, and this generates a smile from that sneaky inner child in all of us. It’s an altogether brilliant concept and collection that the artist absolutely gets away with. Lara, 23, graduate, Chester

Another Place, Crosby beach in Merseyside by Antony Gormley

Royal Artillery Memorial, Hyde Park Corner in London by Charles Jagger

The Steel Wave in Newport, South Wales by Peter Fink

Energise, Harlow LeisureZone in Harlow by Clare Bigger

Land Sea Light Koan, St Mary’s hospital in Newport, Isle of Wight by Liliane Lijn

The Children of Calais in Saffron Walden by Ian Wolter

Rise, Broadway roundabout in Belfast, Northern Ireland by Wolfgang Buttress

The hours of Katie Wearie sundial, Linlithgow in Scotland by Tim Chalk

Eleanor Rigby, Stanley Street in Liverpool by Tommy Steele

By Guardian Readers

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