First look at Scott's Cumbernauld vision
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April 29 2010
The first image of this £250k figure depict a 10m tall female form currently being crafted in Scott’s Maryhill workshop in readiness for an official unveiling this Summer.
With stylised 1960’s hair, reflecting Cumbernauld’s glory days. Two large swooping arcs which are inspired by the original name for Cumbernauld, “comar nan allt”, which means “coming together of waters” in Gaelic, reflect an earlier heritage.
Scott said: “I want to create the idea of moving from the past and reaching forward to the future to create a distinctive new image for the town and I’m confident I have achieved that in this artwork.”
North Lanarkshire Council are funding the venture which will overlook the A80 northbound, north of Auchenkilns Junction.
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