Extant - Sculpture
Knox Plaza, 148 Victoria Street, Central City
Christchurch artist Neil Dawson's Fanfare is a 25-metre tall sphere, covered in 360 spinning metal pinwheels and is one of the largest public artworks in NZ. The sculpture has been called a "dynamic new entranceway sculpture for the city" and a "symbol of our rebirth as a city".
The artist says "It is basically just a ball with some propellers on it. It seems like such an incredibly complex thing but it is important to remember that it is a very simple thing. It responds to its environment in the wind and the sun. Every time someone looks at it from the road, it means something."
Chaney's Corner, Northern Motorway
Last updated: 10.06.2015