Go to the “Wild Desk of Love” animal sculpture in Paternoster Sq.


Go to the “Wild Desk of Love” animal sculpture in Paternoster Sq.

A table of food surrounded by large mammals (bronze)
Picture courtesy of Paternoster Sq.

As we have been passing by St Paul’s Cathedral the opposite day, we seen a zebra eating with lions and giraffes.

This isn’t a PR stunt for a brand new Madagascar movie, however a short lived artwork set up. Dubbed the Wild Desk of Love, the large picture contains a circle of bronze animals tucked into platters of meals.

The dome of St Paul's overhead with many bronze animals surrounding the table below
Picture Matt Brown

It is the craziest social gathering for the reason that Mad Hatter’s tea social gathering…and it additionally features a rabbit.

That rabbit would possibly provide you with a sculptor’s clue. That is the work of Gillie and Marc, whose Rabbitwoman and Dogman sculptures are regulars in our metropolis. The prolific duo are additionally behind a chimpanzee sculpture close to London Bridge and a current bronze lion exhibition close to Waterloo.

Wide angle photo of the central animal table in Paternoster Square
Picture Matt Brown

This new contraption is cute to say the least. Two seats on the desk are vacated so passersby can sit down with the animals and luxuriate in a mock meal.

Apart from rabbits and canine, this desk options 10 of the preferred mammals on the planet, together with a number of endangered species.

Another bronze animal surrounding a banquet table
Picture Matt Brown

The sculpture will stay in place till Could 2023, so you’ve loads of time to go to and be part of Wild Desk of Love.

Final up to date on June 21, 2022

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